Category Archives: cafe

Eating Around Gare de Bercy

 Bercy Café On recent trips in France we have quite frequently traveled from, or to, Gare de Bercy—often on our way to Clermont-Ferrand. On a couple of occasions, we’ve arrived at Bercy with a number of hours to spare before our … Continue reading

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La Trinitaine and Breton Galette Cookies

Good marketing by Cows (on Parade), and What’s in a Name? Biscuits, Galettes, Palets? La Trinitaine: Located at Kerluesse, Saint-Phillbert, Morbihan Last summer we spent some time in Brittany. We used a few different towns as bases to explore the … Continue reading

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A Korean Bakery in Paris

Korean “Paris Baguette” in Paris This is a Korean bakery in Paris (there’s fusion for you!). I debated whether to post this on the Korean blog or the French blog, as it pertains to both. So, I decided to post … Continue reading

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Food in France: Lunch as an Institution

The Institution of Lunch: Salads For us, a large part of learning about and experiencing another country and culture is trying the local food. This is very evident when you look at my notebooks, as at least a quarter of … Continue reading

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Le Recrutement Cafe-Brasserie

Paris: Le Recrutement 36 Blvd. de la Tour Maubourg (7th), corner of Rue Sainte Dominique. In the vicinity of both Invalides and Eiffel Tower. This neighborhood place and sports bar is a convivial local meeting spot. Locals come for ‘Happy … Continue reading

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Spring in Pastries

Pâtisseries in France are always delightful on the eye and the palate, and it’s such fun to come across gorgeous window displays of delectable goodies that sometimes seem too beautiful to eat. See an earlier article on maracons here: https://vivsfrenchadventures.wordpress.com/2013/12/22/mmmmmacarons/Continue reading

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