We're back in Paris after three whirlwind weeks that took us through a dozen towns in Sardinia to Nice and Marseille, and the City of Lights has never felt so magical. In the spirit of celebrating Paris, I'm sharing two pieces I wrote last month for ChefsFeed, one of my favorite food- and restaurant-focused sites.
How to Enjoy Paris When Everyone In It Takes Off for Vacation – An empty-city guide for food and drinks you won't have to wait in line for. Yes, plenty of restaurants close in Paris in August, and it is SO. HOT. But there are a few bright spots, including city beaches and apéros in the park (you don't even have to hide your bottles). Here are a few favorites.
What It's Like to Sit at Mega-Famous Café de Flore - A dispatch from one of the most iconic terraces in Paris. The café that saw the birth of dadaism and existentialism – and kept philosophers and starlets well-fueled with coffee and wine – still offers some of the best people watching in the Paris. Here, a description of the view from one of the best seats in the house.