Entries tagged with 'Paris'

So close, yet so...wait, nevermind, it's just far. After about the fifth or tenth hour of cobbling together this post, I realized that writing this post was kind of dumb. Because a ginormous roundup of my favorite things from a...

A bunch of sandwiches that shall appear somewhere down this page. Up until about 2005, I wouldn't have labeled myself as a lover of sandwiches. Looking back, I don't know what the hell was wrong with me.* When my...

Continuing the last two entries' themes of "Tasty Things in Paris," here's my final look at tasty things in Paris, accompanied by quotes from Patisseries of Paris. Boulangerie-Patisserie P.P. Colas Weeee, food. "Stop into Boulangerie-Patisserie P.P. Colas for its patisserie...

Continuing the last entry's theme of "Tasty Things in Paris," here are more tasty things in Paris, accompanied by quotes from Patisseries of Paris. Mariage Frères Tea! There it is! And a sandwich. "If you want to indulge, Mariage Frères,...

A few of many goodies in Paris. And that's why I gained so much weight when I lived there. Patisseries of Paris Some time ago between the beginning of this year and yesterday (I aim to tell the truth...

I met up with the lovely Kate on Friday morning for...a peaceful stroll in the park. NO, FOOD YOU FOOL! We eat! That's it! With a bit of dabbling in other activities like "walking" and "breathing". macaron day!...was not that...

Le Comptoir After spending the early afternoon at the Louvre with Diana and watching her crumple in horror after she found out that the wing she most wanted to see was closed (meaning that she will now hate the Louvre...

You know that Lenny Kravitz-approved falafelrie in the Marais that seems to get all the ladeez attention even though a superior falafelrie sits right across the street? WHAT IS UP WITH THAT? Falafel lovers, explain yo-selves. Mi-Va-Mi L'as du Fallafel's...

Last Tuesday morning I visited École Grégoire-Ferrandi to meet Stephanie Curtis, the head of the culinary school's bilingual program. After having met two students on separate occasions from the bilingual program (who were actually in the same class; it's...

Last Monday I hobbled out of bed at around 7:45 AM to make sure that I'd be conscious enough to take the line 6 metro at 8:30 AM to Nation where I would meet Jiny, her friend Svenja, Alex, and...

Line 3 has a map that lights up! Like whoa! "Where's the bus station?" I asked Tristan as we walked up the stairs at Point de Levallois-Becon, the last stop on line 3. "I don't know. This doesn't look familiar,"...

heading back into the city While waiting for the metro at Denfert-Rochereau on the way to my old homestay from the airport I saw a woman across the platform in some kind of all-pink velour track outfit noshing on what...

KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK My brain did a somersault in response to the sudden knocking on my door. It was pitch black, sometime around the wee hour of 6 AM. With my eyes cracked open by about a nanometer, I hobbled...

preface I thought I should warn you that this entry is not very good. I think my brain shut off as soon as I got back to New Jersey. Besides that, my asthma acted up (which never happened in Paris)...

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"Do you want to get gelato?" ...Who doesn't want to get gelato? so many movies After watching "Souris City" (did "Flushed Away" not translate well into French?) at the Forum des Halles cinema last Wednesday night, Alex and I hoofed...

foooood My latset Parisist entry is up...a few days late. Trust me, I so so sososo want to write a real entry, but I'm overwhelmed with material to the point that I can't devote a decent block of time/concentration...

Refuge des Fondus Here it is. If I don't make a post this week, it's because I'm tired/not eating anything interesting/way behind on school work. Probably a combination of all of those. But I may post something anyway....

"It's like when people used to make wine by stomping on grapes!" This is how not to make bread crumbs Alex was referring to our hands-on approach to making bread crumbs, which entailed tearing apart semi-toasted baguette slices into what...

Pierre Herme "This really feels like we're in a hospital!" Janice and I are standing in the front area of the Pierre Hermé kitchen on rue Vaugirard. Head chef Colette Pétremant gives us thin plastic jackets, shoe covers and hair...

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» 03/31/17: Looking for podcast recommendations? Here are 16 of my favorites from this month

» 02/27/17: The Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, celebrating Chinese New Year in the valley of the BURNING SKYYYY

» 11/30/16: Shou Tian Pin (手天品), home of my favorite pineapple cakes in Taipei

» 08/31/16: I ate too much soft serve in Taiwan, and you can too!

» 08/09/16: Thank you for nominating me in Saveur's 2016 Blog Awards!

» 05/29/16: This Taiwanese food-themed deck of playing cards is my favorite souvenir from Taiwan (plus here's a map and list of the foods in the deck)

» 04/18/16: Over 50 places I'd want to eat, shop, and visit while on vacation in Taipei

» 03/26/16: My 12 favorite places to eat in Shida Night Market (plus 12 honorable mentions)

» 02/20/16: Houtong Cat Village: Of course Taiwan has a village full of cats

» 02/05/16: Favorite Taipei Things: Late night bike riding along Xindian River (plus midnight breakfast)

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