Tag: 6th


Since our last successful post where we shared some of our favourites for no-reservations in Paris, I thought it might be a good idea to share some of our top picks for last-minute reservations. I wouldn’t suggest just walking in to these restaurants without a reservation but if you call a day or two in advance you should get a table for two sans problème! Some of our favourite openings of this past year are buried in the less-travelled neighbourhood of the 17ème. Coretta & Roca are two bright, modern bistros cooking......

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In search of a weekday after work apéro on a cold December day, two friends and I decided to test out the newly opened Treize…A Baker’s Dozen. Located in the back of a charming 6th arrondissement courtyard, Treize is not easy to find unless you know what to look for. But then again, that is part of its charm. We walked into this tranquil and cozy eatery just at closing time but the lovely owner, Laurel, and her sister generously welcomed us in for a glass of wine while they closed up.......

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Tokyo born pastry chef, Sadaharu Aoki, opened his first boutique in the 6th in 2001. Since then he has earned his reputation by using rigorous French pastry technique combined with traditional japanese ingredients. Aoki has mastered the magic of simplicity in pairing these two cultures through the art of pastry. The Japanese ingredients he uses like matcha, yuzu, red beans, black sesame blend...

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The Luxembourg Gardens hail from the left banks of Paris in the 6th arrondissement, stretching across 60 acres (23 hectors). Inspired by the present time Queen Marie Medici’s childhood home in Florence, Palazzo Pitti, these public gardens were designed by Jacques Boyceau, one of the theorists behind the art of the Jardin à la Française, the popularized approach using symmetry and imposing order over nature…how French!...

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