Paris Life


Over at Savoir Faire Paris, we are always looking for fun activities in Paris for our clients. That is why when we were invited to try a cooking class at one of Paris’  English-speaking cooking schools by a friend one Saturday morning we enthusiastically attended! Located deep in Montmartre, Cook’n With Class is a fun, unpretentious, laid back cooking school with two beautiful, fully equipped kitchens. Their friendly staff helps you with your reservation and sends you detailed directions on how to find their location....

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  Paris is arguably the most visited city in the world. Warmer weather brings with it droves of tourists. What this often means for locals is crowded streets, a cramped métro, and English spoken everywhere. Parisians are used to tourists but you often hear the same complaints tourist season after season. Here is our list of the 10 best ways...

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Coretta is the cosmopolitan creation of Mexican born chef Beatriz Gomez and her husband Matthieu Marcantin, as well as Jean Francois Pantaléon in the up and coming Batignolles neighborhood of Paris.  The contemporary French restaurant brings both simplicity and elegance to the 17th. With a two floor set up that overlooks the Martin Luther King park, this spot is appropriately named after MLK’s wife, Coretta.  On the first floor you’ll find the open kitchen and half of the tables, while upstairs you’ll find the rest which sit below twinkly lighting, white marble, and light......

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Nestled behind the Mayor’s offices in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris stands the Carreau du Temple. This building and the site it occupies are rich in history, which is why the plan to raze the place in the 1970s for a parking lot went down in flames. Community action saved the monument from destruction and decades of planning have given us the exquisite multi-purpose cultural center that opened last month.   The Site The Carreau du Temple owes its name to the Templar Knights of Pariswho constructed their European headquarters on this land in......

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Ahhhh those glorious days of sunshine we just experienced in Paris. If only they were here to stay.  We have to hold out a little bit longer until spring, so we thought we’d give you the inside scoop on how to stay relaxed in Paris until the flowers bloom.  Here’s our rundown of some chill places to take a break in Paris: Rêves d’Abyssinie (132 rue Saint Denis 75003) : Named in honor of Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee, this adorable little coffee shop is relaxed and houses a beautiful brass bar that......

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“I’m wearing a bright pink scarf” reads the text I receive as I walk to meet Jodie in front of the carrousel at métro Saint-Paul in the Marais. It’s early spring and the city is bustling with an optimism only the promise of warm weather can inspire. We’ve never met before and I am looking forward to hearing Jodie’s expat story. It’s the question we expats inevitably ask each other, “so what brought you to Paris?” Jodie spots me first and I turn to see...

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Nothing brings the city back to life like a little springtime sunshine. A collective sigh of relief is palpable as winter layers are shed and flowers begin to bloom. Doors open to let in fresh air, and in some cases to welcome you to a new favorite space. Here are few of Paris’ latest additions for coffee, brunch and beyond. Marlette You may recognize Marlette for their gourmet organic bread and cake mixes carried...

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This week I thought I’d check out the hidden gems of Paris in terms of stationary, paper goods, and gifty trinkets.  As easy as it has become to just send e-cards and do all of your contacts via the internet, why not spruce up your lines of communication by sending someone a little snail mail, or hand printing your own style of calligraphy?  With these funky stores you’ll find all you need to make and send the perfect message: PAPIER TIGRE: Papier Tigre is one of the most talked about and well......

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The Louvre may be one of the largest and most visited museums in the world, but there are ways to make this impressive institution feel much more intimate. Finding an empty room is easier than you may imagine, the THATlou treasure hunt is a blast, and making a personal connection with the objects comes naturally when you stumble upon something that speaks to you....

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