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Super Barquette street food festival at Wanderlust
from 17th – 19th April 2015

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In the city of gastronomy par excellenceWanderlust is hosting the second edition of the street food festival Super Barquette to prove that you can eat outdoors, quickly and well without spending a fortune.

Here’s all the info!

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Paris Vegan Day 12th October 2013 at the Docks en Seine

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The French are proud meat-eaters, so you might think that organising a Vegan Day is near suicidal. Not so – people are slowing coming round to the idea that not eating animal products does not necessarily condemn you to a life of dreary-tasting lentils.

Let’s hope this fourth edition of Paris Vegan Day helps change even more people’s minds. Here are all the details.Paris Vegan Day le 12 octobre 2013 aux Docks-en-Seine (lire la suite / continue reading)

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The Opéra Restaurant is now (finally!) open
inside the Opéra Garnier

Paris Restaurant guide

It’s been awaited for ages, delayed for ages too, but at last it has arrived; the new restaurant in the Opéra Garnier – handily called the Opéra Restaurant – has just opened, with interesting architecture, lofty ceilings and prices to match… (lire la suite / continue reading)

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The brasserie at la Closerie des Lilas –
old school charm and calm

Paris Restaurant guide

Now here’s a place that’s been intriguing us for quite a while now. Hidden from prying eyes behind thick foliage, just a shot distance from our hotels, is a restaurant (or rather two) that has seen almost every famous literary or intellectual figure of the last two centuries pass through.

But is the food anything to write home about? We sat back, took our time, and soaked in the ambience…

photos: JasonW

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Haute Cuisine Paris – Culinary curiosity shop
at Palais Royal on 9th & 10th July 2011

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Now there’s an event name to knock you sideways.

As French gastronomy has been declared ‘world heritage’ by Unesco, it’s not surprising that this upmarket event is being organised under the patronage of the French Ministry of Culture. A weekend of chic food? If you can get a place…

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We test a selection of Paris’ most delicious, limited edition mille-feuilles for you (aren’t we nice?)

A Parisian experience, Paris Restaurant guide

Pierre Hermé is one of France’s most celebrated pastry chefs, with a super chic boutique in Saint-Germain (and Tokyo!) and a solid reputation for extremely delicious desserts. People queue outside and right down the street to buy them.

When we heard that he was producing six limited edition mille-feuilles for the month of September, we thought it would be the ideal excuse moment to try a mystery tasting session with some of our team, asking them to try and guess the ingredients and then vote for their favourite. This is how it went…

photos : JasonW

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