Carette, Paris

Carette is a patisserie just steps away from Trocadéro station. Originally I wanted to come here for the macaroons, but ended up getting a savoury lunch here instead. To my surprise, the waiters here were very friendly, and fluent in English. I guess it’s because it was located in a very touristy area. I started our […]

Café de Flore, Paris

Café de Flore was the one cafe that my friend wanted to visit in Paris. We came here really early for breakfast, just when it opened in fact, and got a table at the sidewalk patio. We got some coffee, and the waiter brought us a tray of croissants, a tray of pastries, and 4 types of […]

Bouillon Chartier, Paris

My first night in Paris, I went to Bouillon Chartier, a 100+ year old cafe recommended by a local friend. The restaurant was really big, and all the tables were packed with waiters speed walking everywhere. I was surprised we were able to get seated right away. The 3 of us were seated at a […]

Les Rigoles, Paris

We spent our last two nights at the awesome Les Rigoles near our apartment. Both nights were after beautiful views of the Eiffel Tower. Les Rigoles opens late, and is very popular.

Le Basilic Restaurant, Paris

For our first meal in Paris, we wanted to try one of the restaurants that our hosts recommended, but they didn’t open til 7PM. We were hungry. Instead we travelled over to Montmartre. We decided on Le Basilic because it had a set menu for a reasonable price. We were getting a bit grumpy and […]

L’as du Fallafel, Paris

Honestly, I didn’t do too much food research on this trip to Europe, but for Paris I found this great website called SharedAppetite. I really recommend this link as I tried 4-5 of the top 10 and they were all awesome. One of the items is L’as du Fallafel.