Tag: foodie

A Weekend in the Beautiful City of Venice!

Oh Venice. How beautiful you were! So magical, so unique, so bellissimo.  My Frenchman and I just got back from a wonderful 5-day stay in Venice where we celebrated my 28th birthday. I’ve wanted to go to Italy for as long as I can remember and starting off with Venice was definitely not something to complain […]

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Dining in Style with BonAppetour

Imagine having the opportunity to eat in an apartment that is too beautiful for words to do it justice, with a host that not only cooks the finest French cuisine but also welcomes you into their home with open arms. Sounds like something out of a food lover’s fairy-tale, right? Well, thanks to BonAppetour it doesn’t have […]

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Cosy Cafes for 2016

Ob-La-Di: €€ € I recently discovered this adorable little cafe with my good friend Jayne. Named after the famous Beatles song, it’s the perfect place to go with friends. We went for breakfast on a gloomy Wednesday morning and had the most delicious food ever. I had the honey berry yoghurt and muesli and Jayne had the avocado […]

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My Restaurant of the Month – Coffee Parisien!

Coffee Parisien came back on my radar recently when I was planning to have brunch with a friend visiting from London. I was in a bit of a pickle because I wanted to go somewhere that did a good brunch but I didn’t want to wait 1 to 2 hours to get food in my […]

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Breakfast on a Budget!

After having lived in Paris for over 5 years now I often find myself guilty of having my I’m so Parisian hat on. This ‘hat’ leads me to think, mistakenly, that I’ve seen all the areas of Paris that are worth visiting. Because surely in five years I’ve seen all there is to see, right? Wrong. There are […]

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My Restaurant of the Month – Candelaria!

I first discovered this little treasure of a restaurant thanks to a Mexican friend of mine. When I mistakenly told him that I thought there were not any real Mexican restaurants in the city, he began to shake his head vigorously and simply said “Come with me, we are going for tacos.” What I soon […]

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Sugarplum – Paris’ Cosy Cake Shop

Sugarplum Cake Shop in Paris is, and always will be, one of my favourite places to go for a quiet cup of tea and a delicious homemade cake or cookie. Just a few metres away from the Place de la Contrescarpe and Paris’ famous Rue Mouffetard you’ll find this adorable little shop with its outside […]

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My Restaurant of the month – Vins et Terroirs!

There’s never been a better time to discover a new restaurant than during the month of May. Endless bank holidays and long weekends give you the extra time you need to take a stroll in this beautiful city and find a new address to add to your little black book of must-go-back-to restaurants. This month I have […]

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My Restaurant of the month – Le Basilic!

Just 800 metres from the heart of Montmartre lies a beautiful restaurant that’s just waiting to be discovered. With its medieval architecture and overflowing ivy covering the outer walls and entrance, it’s like something out of a fairy tale. I first stumbled across this restaurant thanks to my friend Elina who lives and works near Montmartre. I […]

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Food Glorious French Food

I’m very lucky that during my time here in France I have acquired some great friends with the BEST taste in restaurants. Sometimes I feel like I’m in food heaven and I just never wake up, good meal after good meal after good meal. If you have an ‘average’ meal in France it’s such a […]

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