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 […]

Where to Find the Best Hot Chocolate in Paris

African hot chocolate at Angelina, Paris

France may not be as well-known as Belgium or Switzerland for its chocolate, but this country actually has a rich tradition in all things cacao… especially chocolat chaud.  Here are our four favorite spots to indulge in the best hot chocolate in Paris. Photo Credit: La Chocolaterie Cyril Lignac, Text Overlay: Devour Paris Food Tours […]

What We Would Eat in Paris If We Had Only One Day

Step 1 of figuring out what to eat in Paris: you can never go wrong with pastries.

Wondering what to eat in Paris? With a plethora of choices, it can be overwhelming.  However, France’s reputation for gastronomic excellence makes dining out a true delight. Mapping out what to eat in Paris will take you to some of the best neighborhoods in the city. From traditional French fare to North African-inspired cuisine, Paris […]

Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Canal Saint-Martin

Liangpi noodles from Shaanxi province, China

The area around the Canal Saint-Martin is eclectic, hip and cosmopolitan. It’s not the kind of place you’re going to find ultra-traditional French food, but you’ll find some fantastic Chinese, Thai, African and fusion cuisine—plus some seriously good beer and coffee. As a bonus, many of our favorite Canal Saint-Martin restaurants let you dine right […]

Hidden Paris: La Fontaine de Belleville

A table setting at la Fontaine de Belleville

In the capital of café culture, good coffee is surprisingly hard to find. But La Fontaine de Belleville stands out thanks to its roaster ties. When you think of best Parisian cafes, what do you picture?  Perhaps a corner spot with small round tables and wicker chairs facing the street. Or maybe friends chatting over […]

5 Rules You Should Be Following in Paris to Eat like a Local

Our final tip for eating like a local in Paris: savor every moment around the table in good company!

In a culture that revolves around food, the French have not only perfected the art of cooking, but the art of dining as well.  And in a country also deeply in love with rules, naturally these two elements of French culture—dining and rules—make perfect bedfellows.  Whether you’re coming to France for the first time or […]

The Complete Vegetarian Guide to Paris

When it comes to vegetarian restaurants in Paris, Chambre Noire does a romesco like no other.

Following a vegetarian diet can be tricky in the city of charcuterie and canard, but it is possible. Vegetarianism hasn’t quite reached Paris in the same way as it has the rest of the world. But lately, the gastronomic pride for charcuterie and beef bourguignon is starting to feel threatened. Well, maybe.  Although many traditional […]

Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Bastille

The best baguettes in Paris taste even better when enjoyed at an idyllic Parisian cafe with a cup of coffee.

Over the years, Bastille has transformed from a humble artisanal hub to a verifiable gastronomic wonderland. The area around the Bastille was once where people made things—every commerce was a cabinet maker, a carpet weaver, or a ceramicist. It was the artisanal crafts quarter of the city, full of skilled workers turning out beautiful objects.  […]