La Riviera in Paris serves food which will please vegans and meat-eaters alike

La Riviera: Where to Eat Near Gare du Nord in Paris

No, you’re not going to catch a view of the sweeping azure waters of the Mediterranean through the windows of the dining room here, but when your food arrives, you’ll be well and truly...

The History of Jewish Provence

France has the largest Jewish population in Europe and the third largest in the world after Israel and the United States. Half of French Jews live in and around Paris, in neighborhoods like the...
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Coco Chanel: The Life and Times of an Icon, Part II

The Chanel story continues in the second article in a two-part series, as Chloe Govan reveals the rise and fall of the fashion icon turned wartime traitor in her final years… (Read the first...
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Read the Signs: Rue Des Anglais in Paris

The English are Coming! La rue des Anglais appears on maps of Paris in 1760, snaking its way through the 5th arrondissement from rue Lagrange to the swish boulevard Saint-Germain. But its origins go much...
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American Friends Musée d’Orsay to Toast its 10th Anniversary

The American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) is a U.S. non-profit organisation initiated by American citizens who recognised the contribution made by the Musée d’Orsay to American museums and to the American public. In 2008, motivated...
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Coco Chanel, The Life and Times of an Icon

In the first of this two-part series, Chloe Govan explores Coco Chanel’s journey from an orphanage childhood of abject poverty to the founder of a classic, multimillion-euro fashion brand. From a poorhouse in Saumur, to...
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Parisian Walkways: The Bouquinistes of Paris

Jeffrey T Iverson browses through Paris’s famous outdoor bookstalls to meet the ‘brave merchants of wit’ who have lined the banks of the Seine for hundreds of years. What is the most quintessential symbol of...
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Save the Date: The 2021 American Library in Paris Gala

On September 23rd, 2021, for the first time in over a year, the American Library in Paris will hold an in-person event, their annual Gala Dinner. This event is the Library’s most important fundraiser...
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My Life in Paris: Shop Til You Drop

Theodora Brack goes wild for animal-print outfits in the irresistible online sales. In my defence, I was feeling a bit restless, intoxicated as I was by a bucket of coffee and the early morning news...
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Art in Paris: Paul Signac at the Musée Jacquemart-André

An innovative artist, when Paul Signac lifted his brush he opened the way for his contemporaries and a new generation of artists such as the Fauves, the Futurists and the abstract painters. In a rare...