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At Savoir Faire Paris we are very fond of sharing our favourite gems of Paris with you all with recent posts of the best hot chocolates, the most luxurious lingerie boutiques and the best home ware stores to name a few. I started noticing that there seemed to be a very apparent, and may I add, very important one missing from our posts…the best places in Paris to buy wine. Well of course, how could we possibly miss this one off the list?! We all enjoy a nice chilled glass of Chablis......

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I love discovering hidden gems in my city! I set out last weekend to get to know the Gambetta neighborhood in the 20th Arrondissement and its unique spots. I opted to start with a nice glass of Côte du Rhone at Café Martin, overlooking Père Lachaise cemetery on Place Martin Nadaud. A nice sunny cafe on a pedestrian-only street. Great for people watching, catching some sun and  chatting with locals.  Absolutely go for a leisurely lunch, food consists of huge smoked salmon platters and foie gras. I  walked around and learn more about this......

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Beautiful in the Summer, Winter, Autumn and Spring, Paris never ceases to impress with it’s sophisticated architecture and ambience of elegance and grace. As we are truly in the depths of winter, these cold and icy months have inspired our first Black and White photography edition of the City of Lights....

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A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post on some of our tips for decorating like a Parisian and since then we have had a few requests on where to shop in Paris for some unique home decor items. We shared some of our favorites from our cultivated list of top boutiques to buy that little something special to add to your home....

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Every true Parisienne has her essential wardrobe items; designer handbag, beautifully printed neck scarf, classic trench coat and last, but by no means least, a drawer full of sassy and sexy lingerie. It would be an understatement to say that lingerie is an important part of the French culture and we are spoilt for choice when it comes to buying lingerie in Paris.  The French appreciation for lace, embroidery and carefully handcrafted garments becomes apparent as soon as you step out into the City of Lights. Lingerie is not to be worn......

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Whether you are moving to Paris and in need of some decorating tips or if you are looking to bring some touches of Paris into your home, the Parisian decorating style is something everyone swoons over. After decades of living in the city of lights, we have compiled some of our favorite tips for turning your home in to a Parisian paradise. 1. Fresh Flowers In Paris, no trip to the open-air market is complete without a bouquet of fresh flowers to brighten up the apartment. Each season brings a new color......

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“Un repas sans fromage est une belle à qui manqué un œil.” “(a meal without cheese is a beautiful woman with one eye missing)” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin   If you’re a lover of cheese like we are, there’s really no denying that the cheese course of a menu is by far the best part, especially in France where they have almost 400 different types of cheese to indulge in! If you’re planning to visit France in the near future, or you’re planning to host a dinner party with cheese on the menu,......

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There is nothing better in the cold winter than warming up with some hot chocolate and Paris knows how to brew a spectacular cup of hot cocoa. Whether it is pre-made or comes with the pure melted chocolate and milk for you to mix together according to your preference, Paris is filled with quality hot cocoa spots to sooth your sweet tooth and your soul. Here are some of our favorites:...

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This is a guest post by our fabulous Fall intern Laurel Heidewohl. Laurel is a student at The American University of Paris and was one of our favorite interns. She had a wonderful experience at EatWith and wanted to share it with our readers. We hope you enjoy!   Ever indulged in a scrumptious meal with a handful of strangers? We have… and let us tell you – it was more than delightful! EatWith, an online global community that invites you to intimately relish in a homemade dining experience of your choice, has revolutionized......

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There have been so many new openings in the past few months that we have gained a good few kilos eating our way around town! Stay out of the winter cold by warming up in some of these great dining spots! 52 Faubourg Saint Denis The team behind neighbourhood favorites L’Office and Richer has opened a bright new no-reservations neo-bistro on, you guessed it, rue Faubourg Saint Denis. The small menu is...

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