28 February 2018

Butt out

A rare anti-litter campaign (68-euro fine per mégot), but why so few anti-smoking campaigns?

On sign: "350 tons of cigarette butts per year" cleaned off Paris streets then,
"Let's do the right thing. Let's respect Paris."

27 February 2018

Open door

Door of an apartment building attached to L'Église Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis.

26 February 2018

Salon de l'Agriculture

For those missing the countryside...

Porte de Versailles

Ends Sunday March 4

24 February 2018

23 February 2018

Always check the bill

A customer scrutinizes his bill to make sure everything is on the up and up.

21 February 2018

Le sandwich

Despite the gluten and the calories (who's counting?) the baguette sandwich still reigns.
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19 February 2018

Paris where art thou

City of Paris on a subway station wall with scribblings added. 
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15 February 2018

Head chef

From the kitchen chef pops his head out to see what's going on in the dining room.

12 February 2018

10 February 2018

Winter white

Going into the weekend I couldn't resist posting one more photo from this week's fluorescent snowfall.

9 February 2018

Sous la neige

Much of the snow had been cleared away or melted. Then a fresh layer fell the next evening.


7 February 2018

Into white

Paris woke up today to freshly fallen snow.

A bench on Place Dalida.

And everything emptying into white....  Cat Stevens

6 February 2018

It takes a chef


Another extraordinary culinary experience, with extraordinary friends.

Alan Geaam, chef de cuisine
14 rue Mondétour 75001

Bottom photo: yes, that's seared foie gras...


Reservations a must

...one of the best new restaurants in Paris in 2017
Alexander Lobrano 


3 February 2018

Street of color

A pedestrian only street of candy-colored private houses in the heart of Paris.

Top and bottom photos: trompe-l'oeil

2 February 2018

Shopping is always a good idea

Searching an escape from the drizzle? In Paris, rain + winter sales =... shopping.

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