Month: August 2020

Masha: the new HQ in the Kléber district

Freshly revamped by Michel Martiniani, the Masha displays sublime spaces mixing colors and materials with great accuracy. Two-tone striped floor, marble bar, velvet armchairs, designer arch and hyper-romantic floral carpet… As soon as you enter, the tone is set! It must be said that the star designer worked in close collaboration with the sweet Samia Hamida – who holds the reins of the establishment – ​​giving this exceptional place a little girly touch that reflects the spirit of the house. At the bottom of the steps, we discover with wonder a magnificent Japanese garden in the middle of the 'Jungle Groove' and 'Tokyo Jam' rooms. In a friendly atmosphere, you can then enjoy delicious cocktails – or detox juices pressed by the minute! – that you eat from morning to night continuously, have brunch or even party with friends… Having become a real HQ for some, the Masha invites you to relax around a gourmet bistronomic cuisine, with starters around sharing and high-end traditional dishes: salmon steak and risotto, rib steak and fries, burger... Finally, you can …

The most beautiful bars for a drink

At night, a new Paris awakens, animated by temptation and nocturnal pleasures. Let yourself be seduced by these confidential bars for a discreet drink… – Le Bar de Paris at the Plaza Athénée An unmissable event in the capital, the bar at the Plaza Athénée seduces celebrities from the world of fashion with its contemporary decor in the bleu infini and its menu of original cocktails, made and served with passion. A designer bar with pure lines, each aspect of which will surprise and delight you. Plaza Athénée, 25 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris. 01 53 67 66 65 – BOOK – Le Bar du Brach Le Bar du Brach is a trip in its own right. We discover all the values ​​dear to this hotel: friendliness, generosity and sharing. Always inspired by the flavors of the Mediterranean basin, the bar team works from fresh produce and a tapas menu is also available to accompany the cocktails. Brach, 1-7 rue Jean Richepin, 75016 Paris. 01 44 30 10 00 – BOOK – Bar Marta at …

Les Deux Magots unveils the most chic brunch on the left bank!

Parisians were impatiently waiting for it… Brunch arrives every weekend at Les Deux Magots and we can now enjoy it! Gourmet, tasty and chic, it is already displayed as the unmissable Germanopratin meeting place. Synonymous with artistic and literary life, Les Deux Magots is a real Parisian institution, both a mythical café and an authentic restaurant. If the legendary establishment was already our favorite Germanopratin spot, we must admit that it still lacked a good à la carte brunch. It's now done… To the delight of the Parisians, who were impatiently waiting for it! For this premiere, the house has gone big. At Les Deux Magots, you will now have the choice between two options, Brunch Saint-Germain (€49) and Brunch Marin (€59) every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday, from 10:30 a.m. to 15:30 p.m. “As more and more Parisians are visiting us, we worked on it for a long time. This is how the brunch in the shade of the church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés was born,” explains Jacques Vergnaud, General Manager of Deux Magots. …

Our favorite restaurants in the 16th arrondissement

Renowned for its calm and peaceful atmosphere, the 16th arrondissement has a good number of high-end restaurants. We reveal the favorites of the editorial staff. – Girafe Among the trendy restaurants, there is Girafe! After Loulou and Monsieur Bleu, the duo Gilles Malafosse and Laurent de Gourcuff continue their successful adventures by inaugurating 'Girafe'. A luxurious marine brasserie, Place du Trocadéro. A combination of marble and velvet, 30s decor by Joseph Dirand and a super-elegant terrace. We come face to face with the Iron Lady! The setting is simply breathtaking and the map is no less so. Here we enjoy swordfish escalope Milanese, pasta with lobster, without forgetting whole grilled fish. This new table is already appearing as the most coveted rooftop of the next fashion week. Girafe, 1 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016 Paris, 01 40 62 70 61 – La Place Longchamp La Place Longchamp is the new trendy restaurant offering delicious French bistro cuisine. In an atmosphere…

The best terraces and rooftops for a drink

With this beautiful weather, nothing is more pleasant for Parisians than to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, take a little height or, on the contrary, storm the terraces to enjoy cocktails and other dishes in good company. … A brief overview of our best addresses to enjoy the last evenings of August before the dreaded recovery! – Brach In the heart of the 16th arrondissement, the new hotel signed Starck has been creating a buzz since it opened a few months earlier. But the new object of all desires at Le Brach is undoubtedly its new 400 m² terrace, nestled on the 1st floor of the 5-star hotel. Once settled in, we choose from the small Asian plates to share: dim sums, spring rolls and other poke bowls… There is a sweet smell of vacation. Reservation strongly recommended! Brach, 1-7 rue Jean Richepin, 75016 Paris – Pavyllon Last October, Yannick Alléno inaugurated his third Parisian restaurant: Pavyllon. Located on the ground floor of the Pavillon Ledoyen – in the gardens of the Champs-Élysées! – the entrance to …

The beauty list of the best summer products for the holidays  

If some are already on vacation, others - the Augustians - will have to wait a little longer before heading out into the sun... For those who are still stuck at the office, we have prepared the beauty list of essential products for you, to slip into your suitcase this summer. Sun creams, fresh waters and new make-ups... We've thought of everything! – The novelties on the solar side To avoid the ugly sunburn, which is moreover painful, one does not especially make the impasse on the sunscreen. In order to protect your skin effectively, we then rely on classic products (index 50!) such as the brilliant ANTHELIOS solar fluid from La Roche-Posay. 'As invisible as water, and light as air', we like its unfailing resistance and its small size, practical to carry. On the Vichy side, it's the Capital Soleil range and its new Beach Protect formulation – anti-sand, salt, chlorine, wind and water resistant for 40 minutes! – which we will hear a lot about this summer. You can opt for multi-protection milk, anti-dehydration spray, moisturizing milk...

8 original activities to do if you stay in Paris this summer

Stuck in Paris, are you furiously scrolling through your Instagram feed trying to ignore photos of your friends at the beach, taking it easy? In order not to envy them, we have concocted a selection of super cool activities for you, to feel 'like on vacation'. – Country lunch at Brumaire + sail on the Seine with Lakana Nestled in the heart of the Parc de Saint Cloud (really 5 minutes from Paris) the Brumaire is the essential spot for tables with friends or family lunches. Thanks to its high-perched location, the restaurant offers an unprecedented panorama of the park. On their large bucolic terrace, the change of scenery is total, it really feels like being on vacation… Then on the plate, it's also flawless, we appreciate the simple and tasty cuisine of chef Julien Gourdeau. After having enjoyed yourself, head for the Lakana boat port, located in Boulogne (10 minutes by car from Brumaire). Your captain gets you on board quickly and off you go for a walk on the …