We suggest you tie together a trip to both Strasbourg and Colmar, though if you are short on time, just go to Strasbourg.
Going to the cinema in France usually doesn’t involve feeling great intensity or emotion outside of boredom, but this all changed when this writer was recently found in the dark of the Beaugrenelle cinema in the 15th, trying to get into fetal position after viewing Robin Campillo’s film “120 Battements Par Minute”.
It was more than forty years ago when Yves Saint Laurent first began working at his atelier at 5 avenue Marceau in the 16th.
The International Contemporary Art Fair, better known by its abbreviation as FIAC (the French love their abbreviations) is back this year from October 18th through the 22nd, and with over 1,500 artists showing their work for over 70,000 people, you, dear reader, can surely find at least one reason to visit.
If there is one thing Parisians love, it is New York.
In the 7th arrondissement of Paris is the unicorn of museums: not a lot of people, not a lot of lining up to do, not a lot of passive aggressive fighting for viewing space.
With the ending of this turn of Paris Fashion Week is the dawning reality that it was the best of times and it was the worst of times because Colette will be closing.
For a taste of art in a more quiet setting (read: without the extremely long lines and extremely large groups of tourists), head on over to the Musee Jacquesmart Andre.
The world’s biggest museum and second most visited, the Louvre is arguably the best known cultural institution of the city.
The first time I had this classic salad was at my patisserie internship after graduating from the Cordon Bleu. It wasn’t paid but I got a homemade lunch every day by the two French woman chefs. That day had been no different too- a big hunk of Roquefort was pulled out of the fridge and some gorgeous endives, walnuts, and an apple.