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The best baguette in Paris yearly contest happened this week. Here are the results from Paris by Mouth : 60 Boulevard Brune 

The small plate trend in Paris is on the rise. Here is Preston’s favorite spots from 52 Martinis written for HIP (Haven in Paris) 

Eating up Paris with Patricia Wells for the Washington Post 

I answered a few questions for the Pottery Barn Blog about being a photographer in Paris 

Foodie Friday – Coffee Parisien


A friend of a friend took me out to dinner one of my first weeks in Paris. We met and went ice skating in front of Hotel de Ville and went for a vespa ride along the Seine and then to dinner. It was a surprise where we were going. I thought we would end up at a quaint French restaurant that was only known to locals. We parked the vespa and ended up at Coffee Parisien. At first my heart sank because why did I want “American food” in Paris.

The place was packed with Parisians. We had to wait a while for a table on a weeknight. We finally scored a table at the counter where we watched the cooks make fresh burgers. I ordered a cheeseburger and fries. My friend ordered the same but asked the cook to add grilled vegetables. Please note that I really don’t eat vegetables but I decided to give these a try. Grilled zucchini was delicious as was the burger.



When asked if I wanted dessert I quickly nodded. I wasn’t going to pass this up. But instead of ordering an ice cream sundae or chocolate cake we ended up with banana pancakes with hot fudge. Yes well after all that skating we worked up an appetite! I have eaten pancakes many times in the states but these might have been the best I have ever tasted. I am not sure if it was the fact that I missed American food or if they were really that good. But I am going to go with that they were really that good! I dream of those pancakes…


Give it a shot! They have 3 locations but I prefer the St Germain location.


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