American Friends Musée d’Orsay Celebrates 2019 Gala in Paris

American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) once again showcased the beauty and grandeur of Paris at this year’s spectacular long weekend Gala entitled “A Weekend in Paris.” From Thursday, October 17 to Sunday, October 20,...

Book Review: The Little(r) Museums of Paris by Emma Jacobs

There’s more to Paris than the Louvre and co. Just ask illustrator extraordinaire-cum-treasure-hunter Emma Jacobs, who spent months nosing round the City of Light’s weird, wonderful and decidedly niche institutions – from the surreal...

Oeuf Mayonnaise: All It’s Cracked up to Be

A staple of Parisian bistros and star of lunch counters the nation over, it's hard to imagine the ubiquitous œuf mayonnaise was once at risk of eggstinction. Yet, 30 years ago, it seemed the humble...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Charlot in the Marais District

As much of the Marais succumbs to the onslaught of international chains and brands, JeffreyT Iverson meets the entrepreneurs of one street that is defying the trend... Ever since 1962, when the historic Marais district...

Dining in Paris: Caïus in the 17th arrondissement

Over the past 15 years, talented chef Jean-Marc Notelet has made Caïus one of the most popular restaurants in western Paris with his superb market-driven contemporary bistro cooking. Now he’s renovated the restaurant with a...

Read the Signs: Rue du Croissant in Paris

Here is a café where the world changed forever No, the name doesn’t pay homage to a breakfast pastry– it refers, in fact, to a shop sign that sported a crescent moon, and it hasn’t...

Bacon en Toutes Lettres at Centre Pompidou Paris

As an undisputed trailblazer of the 20th century, Bacon's raw, uncompromising large format depictions of contorted flesh and limb are as overwhelming as they are haunting. The Centre Pompidou approaches this new visit to...

Dining in Paris: Substance in the 16th Arrondissement

Every Parisian inhabits a city that’s all their own, or an edited map of the capital that reflects their habits, pleasures and aversions. Ever since I moved across the Seine from the Left Bank...

La Culture: Must-See Exhibitions in Paris Right Now

From Leonardo to Marie Antoinette, don't miss the top shows in Paris Leonardo Forever at the Louvre Marking 500 years since his death, the Louvre presents an unprecedented retrospective of Da Vinci’s career. This is the...

Nuit Blanche in Paris is Back, and Bigger Than Ever

Paris is set for its customary annual art all-nighter and it’s promising to be better than ever. On the first Saturday of October, the city stays up all night for ‘Nuit Blanche’, a major...