While you might think of apples when you think of Normandy, pears are important fruits there too. And Christian Drouin has a very limited edition gin made from pears.
Looking for easy summer drinking inspiration? We’ve been taste-testing more of the many, many hard seltzers to be popping up in France and are enjoying a couple of the new choices coming over from Ireland and Britain for a low-key, fuss-free options. They can even come in their own party box for the full apero experience.
Cool weather months are perfect for some Calvados cocktails! This month we talk with Maxime Potfer about how to enjoy this French spirit alone and in cocktails.
In Part 2 of this bonus episode of Paris Cocktail Talk, we explore how COVID-19 has affected the drinks and food industry in France with a dozen interviews from cocktail, spirits and gastronomy professionsl
This month we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, a great occasion to bring together two fabulous topics: Women & Champagne. To take a deeper dive into these two subjects, I invited Cynthia Coutu, founder of Delectabulles, a champagne networking club for women into the studio to talk about her experience with women as champagne drinkers and champagne makers.
Remember Lavomatic, the Paris cocktail bar with an entrance hidden in a washing machine? If you like that, you’ll love their little sister bar, L’Epicier, with its entrance hidden in the shelves of a convenience store.
Quicktake: Mediterranean restaurant La Riviera does tasty pizzas that pair nicely with their selection of Spritz Cocktails As I’ve mentioned in recent write-ups, cocktails are finally becoming more integrated into mainstream food and drinks programs in Paris restaurants and bars, rather than just lurking in the niche corners. Great! That means you can grab a […]
Quick take: pair a Pisco Sour cocktail with a young Crottin de Chavignol
Sip your agave spirits straight with some toasted pumpkins seeds on the side! We’re learning lots of interesting tidbits with our mezcal interview series….
Quick take: Le Renard does very nice drinks at true happy hour prices in Belleville When the cocktail revival kicked off in Paris, there were bars making excellent drinks and bars putting on happy hours – but they were rarely in the same place. Fortunately, as craft cocktails continue to infiltrate the culture, these two […]