Daniel Boulud’s Guide to Paris | Tasting Table

Here are Boulud’s favorite Paris go-tos.

① Epicure by Chef Eric Frechon
Boulud describes head chef Eric Frechon, who was awarded the honorary Meilleur Ouvrier de France title, as “a very creative chef who presents a cuisine rooted in French tradition.” From langoustines to veal sweetbreads, you won’t be disappointed when it comes to the [ . . . ] More: Daniel Boulud’s Guide to Paris | Tasting Table

Corporate Food in Paris: Why the French Are Wary of Big Brioche

“I don’t really trust supermarkets to sell good regional products,” said Hélène Feuillebois, a lifelong Paris resident. “I would rather go to a cheese or charcuterie shop or outdoor farmers’ market. I don’t find it that much more expensive, and those extra two euros really are worth it. I only ever consume those [supermarket] products at other people’s dinner parties, so I guess some people don’t mind buying them.”

Read Full Story: Corporate Food in Paris: Why the French Are Wary of Big Brioche | Food & Wine

Picnic by the Eiffel Tower


The Eiffel Tower was built by Gustave Eiffel on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1889 which celebrated the first centenary of the French Revolution. Its construction in 2 years, 2 months and 5 days, was a real technical and architectural performance.

The picnic was a technical achievement as well, as we ate the lunch portion near the base of the Eiffel, and the leftovers for dinner at a small park near Pont Neuf.

A Warm and Fuzzy Day in Paris | Rick Steves’ Travel Blog

On my last day in Paris, I was met by my partner Trish (The Travelphile) — who took all the photos in this post — and we had a delightful afternoon simply enjoying the city’s hottest new spot: the pedestrianized embankment of the Seine. [ . . . ]

Read More: A Warm and Fuzzy Day in Paris | Rick Steves’ Travel Blog