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7 Tea Times in Parisian palaces you absolutely must try

At snack time, our English neighbors treat themselves to a gourmet break over tea and some sweet treats… We have selected our best Parisian addresses for you to enjoy a very chic Tea Time! And for those who can't come, here is our top of the most delicious teas to cocoon quietly at home. – Le Proust au Ritz The pastry chef of the Ritz, François Perret reinvents Tea time as a classic French snack in the Proust lounge of the Ritz. Here, there are no club sandwiches but high-end biscuits to nibble on over a hot drink. The chef invites us into the flavors of childhood around various petit fours of yesteryear, soft cakes, tasty cakes and pies to suit all tastes and of course the madeleine, so dear to the novelist, which the pastry chef revisits with mischief … Thanks to a tea sommelier, the house selection is rich and varied. In this magnificent library, we happily rediscover forgotten flavors. French tea, 68 euros. The Proust room at the Ritz, 15 place Vendôme 75001 …

Christmas dishes from the chefs at Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet

For this Christmas 2022, you haven't gotten ahead or just don't want to cook? Head to Galeries Lafayette where the Gourmet chefs have concocted some exclusive creations for the end-of-year celebrations… Discover (and order) now! – It's a fact, the Christmas of Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet in Paris is placed under the sign of gluttony! If the chalets of the Haussmann Christmas market await you in front of the store in a warm atmosphere, Christmas gastronomy also makes its appearance in the Festive Boutique on the ground floor... And on the first floor, it is the talented young chefs and the Michelin-starred chefs from the Nouvelles Tables du Gourmet who introduce you to their exquisite Christmas creations. A tour of the dishes to order for your holiday table and enjoy with your family! – A sun-drenched vegetarian delight at Bagnard The Mediterranean inspires, again and again, Yoni Saada at Bagnard. For Christmas, the chef invites you to discover his version of Roman-style artichokes, …

Where to taste the best ice cream in Paris?

Despite this somewhat unstable Parisian weather – rain then heat wave – nothing is more pleasant and refreshing than enjoying a good ice cream under a beating sun… A small slew of our favorite addresses for a well-deserved gourmet break. – The most original Fruttini by MO FRUTTINI by MO is the adventure of Marie-Laure Pollet and Ollivia Berdah. In this pretty shop in the 6th arrondissement, the two friends offer frosted fruit, according to seasonal arrivals… But then the Fruttini, kézako? Quite simply fruit completely emptied then filled with a delicious sorbet made from pulp, water and a little sugar. On site, you will be spoiled for choice! Apricot, peach, pineapple orange, lemon, lime, kiwi, banana and even more exotic options such as lychee, mangosteen or even yuzu… But our favorite is undoubtedly the passion fruit, which is really tasty! Fruttini by MO, 24 rue Saint-Placide, 75006 Paris. Open Monday to Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 19 p.m. 01 43 20 47 31 – iceRoll Based in Montorgueil, …

4 wine cellars for lovers of good vintages

Red, rosé, white… A true local product, wine represents one of the country's greatest riches. Fortunately for lovers of good vintages, there is no shortage of wine cellars in Paris. Zoom on our favorite addresses. – Le Rouge et le Verre Enthroned in rue Brunel, not far from the Palais des Congrès, Le Rouge et le Verre opened its doors in 2002. But it was only 2 years ago, at the dawn of the health crisis, that Anita took over this authentic establishment. Indeed, behind its pretty red frontage, we discover that Le Rouge et le Verre is neither a bar nor a restaurant… but a beautiful, typically Parisian wine cellar, which also serves as a table d'hôtes! The 600 wine references on offer – including many biodynamic and natural wines – are carefully chosen by Anita, who works directly with the producers. There is also a fine selection of champagnes, rums and other spirits... A paradise for lovers of fine bottles and the most knowledgeable connoisseurs. Especially since here, the corkage fee is not. All these beautiful...

The Red and the Glass: the headquarters of the Ternes district

A veritable institution in the 17th arrondissement, Le Rouge et le Verre has reinvented itself to become the district's new trendy HQ. Zoom on this hybrid establishment where life is really good! – Enthroned in rue Brunel, not far from the Palais des Congrès, Le Rouge et le Verre opened its doors in 2002. But it was not until 2 years ago, at the dawn of the health crisis, that Anita has taken over this authentic establishment. Indeed, behind its pretty red storefront, we discover that Le Rouge et le Verre is neither a bar nor a restaurant… but a beautiful, typically Parisian wine cellar, which also serves as a table d'hôtes! The 600 wine references on offer – including many biodynamic and natural wines – are carefully chosen by Anita, who works directly with the producers. There is also a fine selection of champagnes, rums and other spirits... A paradise for lovers of fine bottles and the most knowledgeable connoisseurs. Especially since here, the corkage fee is not. All these …

The best teas for a cocooning tea time at home

In this gloomy weather, what could be more pleasant than snuggling up in a soft blanket, a cup of tea in one hand – and scones in the other – in front of a good romantic comedy? Here is our selection of favorite teas, specially designed for the Netflix & Chill team. White, black or green... There's something for everyone! – For those who love white tea… – Alain Ducasse x Kusmi Tea white tea For its 150th anniversary, Kusmi Tea has teamed up with chef Alain Ducasse. This resulted in a white tea with deliciously gourmet notes of rose and raspberry. A unique recipe that makes it a rare and precious tea... which we really never tire of! I WANT IT – White Anastasia White Anastasia tea is a variation of the iconic Anastasia recipe, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Imagined on a base of white tea, the delicate combination of orange blossom, bergamot and lemon subtly flavors this blend, …

Chef Maxence Barbot's new tea time is unveiled at La Bauhinia at Shangri-La

Nestled in the heart of the palace Le Shangri-La Hotel Paris, La Bauhinia offers a true green getaway. With its unique view of the Eiffel Tower and its intimate atmosphere, the restaurant is the ideal setting for a memorable gourmet break. Inspired by the flower of the same name – which adorns the flag of Hong Kong – La Bauhinia is a tribute to the Asian origins of the Shangri-La group. If inside, the superb glass dome (designed by the famous architect Maurice Gras) bathes the restaurant in light, since 2019, La Bauhinia has unveiled a magnificent flowered terrace, which can be found as soon as the fine weather arrives... On weekends, from 15 p.m. to 18 p.m., it is the new tea time of Pastry Chef Maxence Barbot that the restaurant serves to its customers. On the menu: sweet treats, each more exquisite than the next, which will delight gourmets. Éclat café, Mont Blanc, exotic roll, 65% cuba chocolate, Bordeaux canelé and other cookies are some of the signature pastries of the moment. To taste absolutely: the 'Tatin of sharing'! With its perfect lamination and its …