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The terrace Les Editeurs carrfeour de l'odéon in Paris

Les Éditeurs: the cult literary café at Odéon

The Carrefour de l'Odéon represents an emblematic spot in Paris. A little away from the hubbub, we discover a pretty little square, storefront. This is where one of the neighborhood's most popular addresses proudly sits: Les Éditeurs. Focus on this literary café that multiplies the heart assets. – In the 6th arrondissement, dear to Parisian publishing houses, Les Éditeurs is an unmissable address. Here, everything has been thought out to welcome customers. On the pretty terrace, a myriad of tables with white tablecloths invite you to a moment of discreet indulgence. But it is once inside that the soul of the Editors reveals itself. As an ode to the neighborhood, nearly 5000 books are scattered around the restaurant. The rows line up with dignity and frame the small corners where it is good to settle down. Big club armchairs, soft benches… You are immediately imbued with the warm spirit of the place. On the menu, the classics of French bistronomy rub shoulders. Between well-stocked salads, a club sandwich to die for or very good meats, …

The 10 most fashionable concept stores in Paris

Combining different worlds, concept stores are the perfect places to find everything you need. Furniture, clothing, books, stationery or even tableware… Here, everything goes together perfectly, in a very warm atmosphere. Whether they are bohemian, arty or trendy, etc. Concept stores have quickly become our favorite places to find the best gifts. Here are the best Parisian addresses to have fun. – The most cutting-edge: Modes This new address is arousing enthusiasm worthy of colette! And for good reason, the selection of Modes is meant to be sharp, cool and feel-good. If the Italian concept store already has its loyal clientele in Milan, Porto Cervo, Trapani or even Portofino, it is revealed as the new HQ of fashionistas, in the heart of the Golden Triangle, at the corner of Avenue Montaigne. Here, the 300m² space is spread over two floors and displays a refined decor in bright colors. On the ground floor, sneaker aficionados will be thrilled with the collection of Stadium Goods, its batch of Nike Dunks and Air Jordans, in front of a display full of …

10 good reasons to book your evening at the Moulin Rouge!

Do you want to spend an exceptional evening that will leave you with unforgettable memories? Few places in Paris provide an impression as magical as that left by the mythical Moulin Rouge. Paris Select gives you 10 more reasons to give in to temptation! 1. Mythical place among all and symbol of a festive Paris that the world envies us, the Moulin Rouge has been installed at the foot of the Montmartre hill since 1889… Suffice to say that this cabaret with a sulphurous reputation is one of the capital's must-sees! 2. You will walk in the footsteps of the greatest artists in all of Paris, from the emblematic Toulouse-Lautrec whose posters and paintings ensured the notoriety of the Moulin Rouge to Maurice Chevalier, via Edith Piaf, Joséphine Baker or again Charles Trenet. 3. You will be amazed by the four paintings of the magazine Féerie. Our favourites: “The Moulin Rouge, Today and Yesterday” for a great introduction; "Au Cirque" with its troupe of clowns, acrobats, jugglers, its funny ...

Where to drink a cocktail for a first date?

We know that the first date is very important. You have to cultivate the mystery while revealing your personality. The choice of place will set the scene for your first date, so it is important to choose it well… We opt for these 10 elegant, sensual or even original addresses to get to know our future half… The Very Particular at the Mansion Why let's go ? The place is cozy and chic. The soft red velvet armchairs and the glass roof offer a romantic setting. The atmosphere is cozy and you feel timeless. We can already see ourselves whispering things in the ear of our conquest.Le Très Particulier at the Hôtel Particulier, 23 avenue Junot, 75018 - Le Bar Martaau Fouquet's Paris Why are we going there? Hidden bar at the Fouquet's hotel, the Marta, is the ultimate spot to meet up and have a drink. Known only to the initiated, you can choose either to sit on your cozy bucolic rooftop, or in the sofas in…

The best tea rooms for a very chic tea time

At tea 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 couldn't make it, here is our top of the most delicious teas to cocoon peacefully at home. - Cédric Grolet Opéra (Opéra district) Since its opening, Cédric Grolet's Parisian bakery has never been empty! And for good reason, his pastries and other Instagrammable pastries are particularly attractive. Hidden upstairs, chef Cédric Grolet's tea room turns out to be an intimate chic space, able to accommodate around thirty people ... the perfect spot to indulge in a chic Parisian tea time! You can order from the hazelnut blossom menu, Paris Brest revisited by the chef and other fruit tarts. Attention, reservation required! Cédric Grolet Opéra, 35 Avenue de l'Opéra, 75002 Paris. Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 17 p.m. Find out more about the Cédric Grolet Opéra pastry shop, here. - COVA (Neighborhood ...

The best hot chocolates in Paris

What could be better than warming up with good hot chocolate? Whether creamy, unctuous, velvety, more or less cocoa, there is something for everyone since each house works it in a different way. In Paris, there are plenty of good places to enjoy it… Here are our favorites for a moment of sweetness. – Carette Among the best hot chocolates in Paris, the Carette tea rooms are institutions. Macaroons and hot chocolate are a must when dining here. The latter is very greedy, creamy and thick just right. More than just a drink, we offer ourselves a childhood memory with the pretty porcelain cups, the metal teapot and the discreet service. We love this retro touch that leaves no one indifferent. The price: 9 euros. Carette, 4 place du Trocadéro, 75016 Paris & 25 place des Vosges, 75003 Paris. – Angelina The Angelina house is particularly famous for its ancestral hot chocolate “L'Africain“. Often considered the best in Paris, its recipe has not changed since 1903. …

What to do in Paris during the Christmas holidays?

For those who stay in Paris during the Christmas holidays, we have concocted a nice little program, to fully enjoy the Christmas spirit. Sports activities, very Parisian walks or visits to amusement parks, these leisure activities will appeal to both adults and children. - Admire the trees of Parisian palaces Just like the windows of department stores, the trees of Parisian palaces bring us a good dose of Christmas magic. Each year, they redouble their inventiveness. So we push the doors of these confidential places to discover the luxurious decorations of these timeless hotels. The Ritz, the Plaza Athénée, the Lutetia, the Crillon, the Four Seasons, the Royal Monceau or even the Bristol… We are amazed and we dream of having the same at home. - Stroll through the air at Galeries Lafayette Haussmann The Galeries Lafayette has an exceptional charm during the end of the year celebrations. Between the decorations, the different workshops, the ephemeral shops. The Department Store knows how to make us travel to Christmas country. Since the year ...