Month: September 2020

The best vegan restaurants in Paris

Although it was born in the 40s, veganism has only gained momentum in the last decade, inviting itself to our table. Healthy and tasty, vegan cuisine is gaining ground and is attracting more and more Parisians, who are abandoning their love for meat, whether for health reasons or out of philosophical conviction... Because it is far too often ( and unfairly) assimilated to seeds and tofu, we have selected the cream of the capital's vegan restaurants. Addresses that give pride of place to 100% vegetable and equally gourmet cuisine! – La Guinguette d'Angèle The pitch: After studying naturopathy, Angèle Ferreux-Maeght launched her own “detox catering” service called La Guinguette d'Angèle. She offers local, seasonal and gluten-free products. Against all expectations, the craze for her green dishes is such that she sees herself opening a second address, a few years later… The menu: The food priestess brings vegan cuisine up to date, with panache. Juice…

The grocery stores where to source the best products in Paris

Stronghold of foodies and Parisians with good taste, grocery stores are regaining their letters of nobility, in front of increasingly overcrowded supermarkets... Eataly, La Grande Épicerie, Maison Plisson... Focus on these temples of food, where the most great leaders. – La Grande Épicerie This gourmet institution turns out to be a veritable Ali Baba's cave where you can find a lot of nuggets to pimp up your dishes. Starting with Guérande salt with branded truffles, top quality olive oil, spices from around the world, regressive spreads, thousands of chocolate bars, not to mention the great vintages and rare bottles that enthroned in the shelves of the cellar… It's simple, the offer is so wide that you get lost each time for hours! The plus: for those who don't live in the capital, know that La Grande Épicerie delivers everywhere in France. La Grande Épicerie Rive Gauche, 38 rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris. 01 44 39 81 00 – The Great …

10 trendy shops to find your new handbag

 If there is one fashion crush that we often allow ourselves, it is that of the new handbag. A beautiful piece that will give us extra motivation to go to the office, just to be able to show it off proudly! Here are the 10 shops that compete in know-how and style, from which you will inevitably come out with a little nugget… – If you like bags with refined details: Nat & Nin Nat & Nin is above all a beautiful story of family. With master leather craftsman parents officiating for the biggest French houses, we can say that the two sisters are children of the ball! Inheriting their passion for leather and their know-how, Nathalie and Ninny decided to follow the same path and, in 2005, they embarked on the creation of handbags with a brand paying homage to their respective nicknames. In their two Parisian boutiques, we discover, season after season, a colorful and feminine collection that stands out with pretty details... This season, the brand is unveiling a line...

The 7 best addresses for a business breakfast

Shorter than the traditional lunch, the business breakfast regains its letters of nobility, proving to be just as trendy and convivial as its 'big brother'... A short summary of the best addresses for your morning business breakfasts in the best conditions, without losing indulgence. – The trendiest: Cédric Grolet Opéra Since it opened last November, Cédric Grolet's Parisian bakery has been always full! And for good reason, its pastries and other hyper Instagrammable pastries are particularly attractive. Hidden upstairs, the tea room turns out to be a chic intimate space, which can accommodate around thirty people… The perfect spot to set up a professional meeting! If you can order croissants, hazelnut flowers, Paris Brest and other pies à la carte, the pastry chef also offers two breakfast options at €25. They both include a hot drink, a juice, the viennoiserie of the day, a bowl of frozen seasonal fruit and to finish, either an avocado toast or a ham croissant. Only small constraint: the …

The editor's favourite: Le Clarence, favorite table of the happy few

Enthroned in the heart of the Golden Triangle, Le Clarence is nestled in a superb XNUMXth century mansion. Zoom on this discreet but no less incredible restaurant, with two stars in the Michelin guide. – A sumptuous setting Not far from the Champs-Élysées, the Clarence's entrance is discreet. No ostentatious signs appear… The very definition of true luxury! But once our belongings have been left in the cloakroom, we climb the steps of the grand staircase and discover a refined, chic universe. Woodwork, moldings, tapestries, chandeliers of yesteryear, period paintings, and other bookcases blend to perfection, in a sumptuous decor... If the three living rooms are magnificently decorated to recall the Age of Enlightenment, on sunny days, they are will prefer La Terrasse du Clarence in the cobbled courtyard of the restaurant. Here, the small fountain in the middle of this bucolic setting plunges us into a romantic and intimate atmosphere… – Tasty and contemporary cuisine Once seated, the dishes from our weekly menu – a new tasty and more accessible formula – arrive. …

The Père Lachaise Cemetery: a must visit in Paris

Each year, Paris rises to the top 3 of the most popular destinations in the world. The capital attracts millions of tourists thanks to its unique atmosphere, its historical monuments and its countless spots to visit. Among them: the famous Père Lachaise cemetery. Whether you are a tourist passing through the city or a true Parisian, visiting Père Lachaise is an unmissable activity! Good news, Paris Select has found the best plan for you to visit it: a 'necropolitan safari' by a guide who has been officiating for more than 20 years, certified by the Paris tourist office... Yes, Père Lachaise has no secret for Thierry Le Roi and his team of 'Necro-romantic' guides! BOOK YOUR VISIT HERE Located in the northeast of Paris (20th arrondissement), this 44-hectare open-air museum houses no less than 70 tombs, including personalities who have marked history, the world of art, music or literature. Guided by Thierry Le Roi (or one of …

The 10 most beautiful castles to visit around Paris

Less than two hours from Paris hides one of the jewels of French heritage: the Châteaux de la Loire. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Loire Valley is a region that is great to discover. Through this route, it is the whole history of France that we cross and we can only marvel at the beauty of the architecture and the gardens. Among all these marvels, here are our favorite castles to visit. – A bit of history… It is in this valley that there is the greatest concentration of castles in the world. Indeed, wars have not ceased to rage over the centuries to appropriate this beautiful territory bordered by the Loire. Later, around the XNUMXth century, the court of the kings of France settled there. Thus, it is therefore new buildings that have emerged to accommodate all these people. Then in full Renaissance, the existing castles have, for their part and for the most part, been brought up to date at the time. The visit of the Castles of the …