Category Archives: Paris

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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Paris: A Restaurant Re-Visited

Les Petites Ecuries I wrote about this restaurant before (https://vivsfrenchadventures.wordpress.com/2015/04/09/and-testing-the-new-in-paris/ ) 40 Rue des Petites Ecuries, 10th arrondissement, not too far from Gare de l’Est. Closest Metro stop: Chateau d’Eau.  We remembered this place from a previous visit to the … Continue reading

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A Great Train Station and an Apple Pick

Gare de l’Est (East Station) Gare de l’Est is one of the main train stations in Paris (the others are Gare du Nord, Montparnasse, Bercy, Gare St Lazare, Gare de Lyon), with links to three Metro lines, trains to Ile … 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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A Hidden Corner of Paris

Hidden Corners of Paris—Square d’Orléans Paris, as does any big city, has crowds, rumbling traffic, noise. Sometimes it seems really hard to escape the hustle and bustle, but luckily Paris has many lovely parks where it’s possible to find some … Continue reading

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A Place Full Of Atmosphere

Where to Eat in Paris: Another New Find For Us L’Atmosphere 49 rue Lucien Sampaix (10th arr) Not far from the Gare de l’Est and on the street facing Canal St Martin. A winning combo—great service, a lively buzz, good … 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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