5 Romantic Restaurants in Paris for the Best Date of Your Life

The ornate gold interior of Le Train Bleu, one of the most romantic restaurants in Paris.

Paris is not only known as the City of Light, but also, of course, the City of Love.  Cozy boutique hotel rooms with a view of the Eiffel Tower. Hand-in-hand strolls along the Seine with that special someone. Sneaking kisses in the Luxembourg Gardens. There are countless romantic moments just waiting to be experienced in […]

French Pistou Soup Recipe with Fresh Vegetables

Bowl of French pistou soup

Pistou soup is southern-French summertime in a bowl. With fresh herbs, bright seasonal vegetables, and a pesto-inspired sauce borrowed from the nearby Liguria region in Italy, pistou soup is the essence of what makes French cooking so great. The beauty of this recipe, as with so many other French classics, lies in its versatility. Feel […]

Traditional French Buckwheat Crepe Recipe

Pile of savory crepes

Did you really visit France if you didn’t eat crepes? We think not. But luckily, the two aren’t mutually exclusive: it’s perfectly acceptable (in fact, we’d encourage it) to eat crepes outside of France, too. This buckwheat crepe recipe is a savory delicacy from the French region of Brittany, and makes the perfect base for […]

Easy Boeuf Bourguignon: A Classic French Recipe

Dish of boeuf bourguignon with red wine on the side

Boeuf bourguignon represents all the best things about French cooking: making the most of high-quality, local products and masterfully combining them into a memorable meal. Its homeland, the Burgundy region situated between Paris and Lyon, is famous for two things: beef and wine. Boeuf bourguignon (translated as Burgundy beef) is the result of a near-perfect […]

5 Unmissable Spots Serving the Best Brunch in Paris

Some of the best brunch in Paris comes from Marcello, home to some pretty killer pancakes.

This blog post was originally posted on April 25, 2019 and was updated on October 6, 2020. Despite not being native to Paris, brunch is now nothing short of a local institution in the City of Light. And, just like the city itself, the brunch offerings in Paris are varied, ranging from French classics to […]

5 Essential Bistros in Paris, from Classic to Modern

One of our favorite kosher restaurants in Paris is Kavod,, serving up the ultimate in homestyle French food.

This blog post was originally posted on April 9, 2019 and was updated on September 29, 2020. No visit to Paris is complete without dining in an authentic bistro. Just ask the Parisians who want to see these bistros awarded with UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status! And we’ve got to agree: with traditional dishes, a […]

6 Gluten-Free Bakeries in Paris That Are Going to Change Your Life

Yummy & Guiltfree is our favorite gluten free bakery in Paris for waffles!

This blog post was originally posted on August 26, 2019 and was updated on September 23, 2020. In recent years, Parisian bakeries have truly mastered the art of gluten-free baking.  That means that even if you’re gluten-intolerant, you can still have all the delicious French bread, pastries and cakes to satisfy your sweet tooth! Head […]