Tag: American


California Barre | The Favourite Parisian Girl Workout

For all the workout lovers in Paris who are getting started on their summer 2018 body already, this blog post is for you! If you haven’t already heard about California Barre, or tried a class yet, then allow us to introduce you to Sophia Willoughby Jérémiasz. A Cali-girl herself, originally from sunny San Diego, Sophia has brought a new meaning to the Barre method that the Parisian girls have been used to up until now. After following her heart to Paris, Sophia has established herself as the only California Barre teacher in Paris......

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The Parisian Doughnut

There is no shortage of sweets and pastries here in Paris. Macarons, eclairs, caramel au beurre salé, crème Chantilly and so much more, are staples of French culture and culinary traditions. But now that the coffee scene in Paris is thriving, there is nothing more perfect for my American palate than a decadent doughnut to pair with that perfect cup of coffee! Luckily for me and my sweet tooth, a few fabulous Americans have tapped the doughnut market and have recently started selling their doughy creations throughout the city. Amanda of Boneshaker......

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An Expat Life | Laurel Sanderson

Next up in our Expat Life blog post series, we’d like to introduce you to Laurel Sanderson. An American expat living in Paris, some of you may know her, not by name, but by her adorable and homey restaurant Treize…A Baker’s Dozen, located in the back of a charming 7th arrondissement courtyard in Saint Germain. Laurel has created a menu based on traditional family American recipes in order to bring a piece of home to Paris, with delicious and carefully thought through breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas. See our previous post reviewing the cosy......

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An Expat Life | Stefanie Talley

Stefanie is one of those people we love to follow and find out what the latest trends and activities are in the City! Originally from Oklahoma City and currently living in Paris, Stefanie has opened our eyes to the fun and inexpensive things to do in the city through her blog – Free in Paris. Thanks to a giveaway on her Free in Paris blog, we were able to meet the lovely lady herself and decided follow on with an expat series on the life of Stefanie Talley....

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I must say, I have eaten very well since the beginning of the year! There have been some great new openings from American style Chinese food and comfort food brought to a new level of culinary sophistication to some great new modern French spots from already famed restauranteurs to a tiny and trendy Japanese hotspot and even a newcomer to the chic 16ème dining scene. Read all about the newest restaurants on the Paris dining scene and start off this spring with a new list of places to help you eat your way through......

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While most of you were off vacationing on the beach this summer, we were scouring the rainy streets of Paris for some of the hottest new hangouts of the summer. Earlier this week we introduced Le Pavillion des Canaux as a great colorful and delicious hangout but there are so many more new openings of the summer to share with you! Now that you are all back from your travels, show off that tan at some of these delicious new spots on the Paris dining scene: Pierre Sang on Gambey After the......

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Next to ordering coffee, buying meat seems to be one of most difficult things for recent arrivals to get used to and comfortable with. The simple reason for this is that French cuts of meat are different from British or American cuts. There are many more of them and they tend to not totally correspond to a lot of what we Anglos are used to. Below are two diagrams of how Americans and British cut their meat and following that is the French cuts for you to compare. British Beef Cuts –......

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Thanks to some fabulous gentlemen, we got reservations for the buzzed about new restaurant by Romee, Olivier and Pierre-Charles, the masterminds behind the cocktail movement in Paris. Their first food venture was The Beef Club that opened last year and just this past Tuesday, the boys opened it’s sister restaurant, The Fish Club, just next door! The interior is filled with geometric prints and octogonal low dining tables very reminiscent of the decor at Cafe Pinson and our new coffee favorite Loustic (not a big surprise since the...

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From the fresh pastries at the bouglangerie to a nice warm meal at a trendy bistro, Paris is not lacking in good food. In fact, French cuisine is so important that it is protected by UNESCO. But sometimes expats, and even some French, get tired of French food and start craving things from other countries. My friends and I stock up on our favorite American treats every time we go back to the States; for me it is peanut butter and oatmeal. But as more and more anglophones come to Paris, speciality anglo......

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