27 May 2022

Floral Friday

The golden dome of Les Invalides from the gardens of the Musée Rodin.


 Just in time for La Fête des Mères / Mother's Day in France

 Sunday May 29, 2022



26 May 2022

A Paris planche


Once a rarity, the planche mixte, perfect for a sharing apéro or even a light meal, seems to be everywhere - and some of the best are at local cafés and wine bars.

June newsletter

24 May 2022

23 May 2022

Farewell to frescoes

Iconic Montmartre street artist Radhia Novat, better known as Miss.Tic, has passed on.
May 22, 2022
Above: De mes fraques je fais des fresques - I make frescoes of my pranks

21 May 2022

14 May 2022

A sculptor's sculptor

Beijing-born Wang Keping is the first artist ever to be welcomed by the Rodin Museum to use its grounds as his personal open-air atelier. Visitors are invited to observe him at work in a magnificent setting from now until June 5, 2022.
(press preview) 

12 May 2022

Beret spotting

It's springtime in Paris and Montmartre is rife with Emily In Paris-inspired red berets.



10 May 2022

Truffled Tuesday

 A terrace lunch of pasta with truffles and a crisp white Sancerre at a Left Bank café-restaurant.


6 May 2022


A planche mixte (cheeses hidden by toasts) and cocktails on a café terrace.

Below: "Pornstar" martini w/its traditional shot of prosecco; Moscow Mule