This mythical perfume bottle was born in May, the fifth month of the year, it is this date that is at the origin of its name. Its creator, Coco Chanel thought that the number 5 would bring him luck, time has proved her right,
The Bateau-Lavoir is one of the most famous artist residences in Paris, like was the factory in New-York. Perched on the Butte Montmartre since 1892, it has seen Pablo Picasso, Guillaume Apollinaire and Modigliani pass through its workshops.
It has been more than 10 years since Nicole Barthélémy took over the store from her husband Roland, rue de Grenelle, and it is always full. All the beautiful people of the 6th and 7th arrondissements flock to this little retro shop where the cheeses are matured with passion and according to the rules of the art.
Its name comes from the city where the first import port for coffee was located: Moka, in Yemen. Its name makes people travel but it is nevertheless in France that the mocha cake was invented. This cake is very easy to make and ideal for a birthday, here is its recipe
Tomorrow will finally be the reopening of cultural venues and café terraces! We all missed these places. Lots of exhibitions to catch up on, museums to visit, drinks to sip in the sun on the terrace and tons of reprogrammed films to discover! The one I'm most impatient to see is "Eiffel", the biopic of Gustave Eiffel, played by one of our most talented French actors: Romain Duris.
A breath of emotion seizes us in front of the Butte market and it is with the greatest joy that we find ourselves in awe at the foot of Amélie Poulain's epic grocery store which comes to life in front of us.
For several months now, Maison Ladurée has been facing competition and declining sales. Then, the Covid-19 arrived, and with it an economic crisis which left the famous pastry shop on its knees. Tired of war, the Holder group, current owner of Ladurée, decided to sell this internationally renowned brand.
First of the 5 royal squares in Paris, the Place des Vosges is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful squares in Paris. A place steeped in history, which will definitively transform the face of the capital at the start of the 17th century