Everything You Need To Know To Navigate A French Market

One important Paris market tip to keep in mind: if you're not sure which stall to buy from, see where the locals are going and get in line there.

Open air markets are one of the great joys of life in France—and occasionally confusing for some visitors to navigate.  Food markets are still an enormous part of French culture, as they offer both seasonality and real value. They are often less expensive and usually far better quality and selection than what you’d find at […]

6 Rooftop Bars in Paris That Locals Love

Le Molitor is home to one of the most stylish rooftop bars in Paris.

Gray roofs and white stone, the gilded tops of local landmarks and the Eiffel Tower lurking somewhere in the background…there are few skylines as iconic as that of Paris.  Following in the steps of New York or Berlin, Paris offers a wealth of terraces where you can admire the view while nursing a cocktail or […]

Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Batignolles

Not only is Wepler one of the can't-miss Batignolles restaurants, but they serve up some of Paris' best oysters, too.

Discover Paris’ exciting new culinary scene at these forward-thinking Batignolles restaurants. Once an offbeat residential area, Batignolles has become a trendy Bobo (bourgeois meets bohemian) neighborhood over the past few years. This quartier is the perfect place for eclectic dining in bistros and restaurants frequented by food-loving locals. We’ve put together a guide of our […]

5 Best Kosher Restaurants in Paris You Don’t Want to Miss

Strobi, one of the best Batignolles restaurants, serves up classic French bistro fare at its best.

With a Jewish population of almost half a million, Paris has no shortage of great kosher restaurants. The choice can be overwhelming: traditional French, Middle Eastern and Israeli cuisines are all fighting for attention. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Keep reading for the best kosher eats in Paris. For the uninitiated, kosher restaurants don’t […]

Behind the Bite: Macarons

Macarons are one of the most symbolic foods in Paris.

This post is part of our Behind the Bite series: deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. One bite and you’re hooked. First the delicate crunch followed by a lusciously chewy center and a creamy finish. Ethereally light and airy, the diminutive classic version can be popped in your mouth whole […]

6 Best Wine Bars in Paris That You’ll Never Want to Leave

Some of the best wine bars in Paris serve up the good stuff straight from the barrel!

We can all agree: in France wine is important. When 6 p.m. rolls around, the wine bars of Paris start to fill up. Colleagues finishing work jostle at the traditional zinc bars and sunny sidewalks become scattered with drinkers basking in the evening rays.The tiny wine bars of Paris come alive—it’s a city-wide convivial moment […]

Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Belleville

Some of the best Belleville restaurants reflect the growing ethnic diversity in the area, such as Raviolis Nord-Est, which serves up tasty Chinese dumplings.

A distinctive neighborhood in the northeast corner of Paris, Belleville is a perfect, non-touristy destination for foodies. Until 1860, Belleville was actually an independent, working-class village, home to farmers and winemakers. Today, following waves of immigration in the 20th century, the hilltop district has become one of Paris’ most artistically vibrant and ethnically diverse areas. […]