Rosa Bonheur – my favorite brasserie

Rosa Bonheur Paris In the middle of Le Parc des Buttes Chaumont, in front of where I lived for a while in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, sits a beautiful retro type Guingette (old fashioned bistro, very common to the edges of the Seine and the Marne, places where people would go to dance to local bands, to the music of accordions whilst having dinner or lunch). This place has now become an institution in Paris to all folk, young and old, winter or summer. Two large bars inside make queuing for your beer or coffee a little long but hey, what's a wait when you are in the middle of a hip crowd, listening to some great tunes and looking up at some fancy mismatched decorations filling ceilings and walls. Rosa Bonheur ParisRosa Bonheur Paris Read on...
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Le Square Gardette Paris

Square Gardette ParisRestaurant ParisSquare Gardette restaurant Here's a little place I go have lunch at when am back in my old arrondissement in the 11th... next to the beautiful Square Gardette's little parc (where I used to spend my weekend afternoons with my son) lies the restaurant of the same name (no, no prizes for guessing guys). It's super vintage decor makes it a place where even having coffee Read on...
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Place des Vosges and bicycles

Place des Vosges ParisPlacedesVosgesMaraisBenches ParisBicycle Paris I am very busy at the moment with big changes going on around me. Change is overwhelming but I believe that if we let it carry us and trust it, then we come out stronger. Change is good. So this post is brief, my apologies, however I hope the pictures speak for themselves. They are of the Place des Vosges, between the Marais and Place de la Bastille, my area of Paris. Read on...
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The best coffee, chocolate and berry pie in Paris

Jean Paul Hevin ParisTarte Jean Paul Hevin ParisCoffee in Paris Remember, a while back I was talking about where Stan and I go for chocolate in Paris? Like the most therapeutic, chic, totally wonderful chocolate brasserie in the world? Well, we went back. Like, a few times since. I just had to share with you our desserts (after having gobbled up the best Asparagus risotto in the world) because not Read on...
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My British Breakfast and my eggfriends

British breakfastEgg breakfast ParisParis brunch My son and I love eggs and I adore eating them in the morning. They are super good for you (especially the organic kind or fresh free range), and just so tasty!!!! I choc my French friends as eating eggs here in the morning is a kind of no-no but most places in Paris are starting to serve brunch so my Frenchy friends are coming round to the Read on...
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Rose Bakery’s organic beetroot, carrot and tomato salad

Beetroot salad I make this all the time and feel so good about eating it!!! FACTS: Beetroot is a super rich source of potent antioxidants and nutrients, including magnesium, sodium, potassium and vitamin C, and betaine, which is important for cardiovascular health. Carrots are also rich in dietary fibre, antioxidants, and minerals. Medically, the Read on...
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