“We whistled la vie en Rose as we left” – Aux Crus de Bourgogne, Paris: Restaurant Review

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Having dined in restaurants across the globe, I can confidently say that Aux Crus de Bourgogne isn’t merely a meal; it’s a journey back to the golden age of Parisian dining. Tucked away just off the iconic Rue Montorgueil (a personal favorite), this family-run establishment, founded in 1932, is a time capsule for classic Burgundian … Read more

Paris’ Culinary Revolution: The Rise of Street Food and Casual Eats

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One of my fondest memories of Paris street food involves a three am, twenty minute drunken cycle ride across Paris with my French wife on the hunt for a freshly made Crepe au Grand Marnier. This is the only time I have seen her eat food in the street, apart from when she tears the … Read more

Eating Out with Kids in Paris: A Family-Friendly Guide

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In the vibrant heart of the City of Lights, where love and gastronomy intertwine, lies plenty of hidden gems for families seeking extraordinary culinary adventures. Contrary to its reputation as a romantic haven and a gourmand’s paradise, Paris embraces the magic of family dining with open arms. I’m Chef Tris, and I’ve lived in Paris … Read more

Celebrating the Fête du Pain: A Culinary Review of the Paris Bread Festival

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Every spring, Paris celebrates the art of baking with the Fête du Pain, set against the backdrop of the still under renovation Notre Dame. While the towering spires of this historic cathedral are no longer shrouded in scaffolds, the square before it is limited due to the continued restorations. Nothing stopping the french transform it … Read more

Unlock the French Dining Code: 7 Secrets to Eating Like a Local in France

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Ever wonder how the French turn every meal into an event to remember? It’s no secret that dining in France is an art form, characterised by a blend of tradition, precision, and a touch of je ne sais quoi. I’m Chef Tris. I trained as a chef here in France and have lived here for … Read more

Unveiling the Essence of French Dining Culture: More Than Just a Meal

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To sit at the opulent table of the French, whose dining culture transcends the simple act of eating and evolves into a revered art form is an experience I hope you indulge in many times in your life. This article will lead you down the road to enjoy the art de la table like the … Read more