Category Paris Picks

Food for Thought in Montmartre

The best restaurants are the ones recommended by a friend. That’s how I came across L’Annexe Montmartre. I was looking for a cosy, romantic, yet informal restaurant and l’Annexe fits the bill perfectly. Situated along the wiggly Rue des Trois Frères near the Sacre Coeur, l’Annexe is in the heart of the Montmartre village. The […]

Your Essential Nuit Blanche 2012 Survival Guide

Tomorrow night will mark the 11th Nuit Blanche in Paris. Nuit Blanche is the name of the, now annual, event when art installations and exhibitions are set up across Paris, they’re all free and it runs all night. I’ve seen a few Nuit Blanche in my time here so feel adequately qualified to offer up […]

Chèvre chaud, je t’aime

Dear readers, it is time to talk of one of my favourite French things, the culinary delight that is the chèvre chaud, the goat’s cheese salad. This unequivocally French dish is one of the first typically French meals that I learned to love. There’s just something wonderfully decadent about a dish that identifies itself as […]

Like a rolling stone

This weekend I headed round the corner to check out the Bob Dylan exhibition at the Cité de la musique. Now I wouldn’t consider myself a massive Dylan fan, in fact before I went I’m not sure I could tell you any of his song titles other than “Tambourine man,” and that’s only because I […]