Effortlessly Ace Your Next Parisian Dinner Invite with these 10 tips

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Navigating a Parisian dinner invitation can be a delightful yet daunting experience. From the moment you receive that coveted invite, the excitement and nerves intertwine. Imagine stepping into an elegant soirée, where every detail from RSVP etiquette to dining decorum plays a crucial role. Whether you’re an avid traveller, a curious foodie, or living here … Read more

The Art of Street Drinking in Paris: A Chef’s Guide to Parisian Outdoor “Apéro” Culture

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Ah, Paris in summer. The sun kisses the Seine, laughter spills from sidewalk cafés, and the aroma of freshly baked bread mingles with something a bit more…spirited. That’s right fellow foodies, it’s street apéro season! Forget stuffy bars and overpriced cocktails. Parisians know that the real magic happens outdoors, with a chilled bottle of wine, … 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

The Insider’s Guide: How to Choose the Right Food Tour That Satisfies Every Time

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Today, I’m a food tour guide, before I was a chef who’s diced through the culinary capitals and a traveler who’s tasted the tapestry of global cuisines. I understand the allure and the pitfalls of choosing the perfect food tour. This guide isn’t just a menu of options; it’s a curated selection of insights to … Read more

“Wow that tomato Sauce is Banging” – Limmat, Marseille: Restaurant Review

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The exclamation that came out of my brothers mouth after his first forkful of the tomato sauce his main course bathed in caught me by suprise. You would expect that living in the ancient city of Marseille, Provence’s un-official capital, he would be used to eating exceptional Tomato sauce. But clearly not. Every forkful of … Read more

taste the real Marseille; a perfect self-guided food tour of marseille

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Embark on a culinary adventure through Marseille, a city where ancient mariners’ tales entwine with the zest of modern Provence. Our self-guided food tour of Marseille is more than a mere promenade; it’s an adventure taking you from the grandeur of French empirical beauty at the Vieux Port to the spirited alleyways where multicultural Marseille … Read more