Luxury Hotel Bar Les Heures Shakes Up its Cocktail Program

Les Heures bar in the Prince de Galles luxury hotel made its mark on the cocktail scene starting a few years back under the helm of Christopher Gaglione. As head bartender, he created a cocktail program packed with what many considered some of the best cocktails in Paris.  But, what often grabbed the attention was […]

La Commune: A Convivial New Punch Bar from Le Syndicat

Even with a centuries long pedigree, punch has quietly endured less popular periods as well as stalwartly suffered abuse from the collage crowd. Fortunately, over the past decade, Punch has resurfaced (with a capital “P”!) to regain a position as a serious drinks category and serve as a source of inspiration on the cocktail scene. […]

Coffee, Cuisine & Cocktails at Paris’ Latest Hot Spot: Bonhomie

Good things take time. So we waited patiently for the creative force behind Little Red Door and Lulu White to open doors of their third venue, Bonhomie, a small plate Mediterranean inspired restaurant, coffee shop and cocktail bar. And it was well worth the wait. The 200 square meter space is bright and chic. It’s […]

Paris PopUp Bars and Cocktail Menus to put you in the Holiday Spirit

The Holidays: Super fun but sometimes stressful. Finished everything on your list and checked it twice? Or feeling the pinch of the seasonal shopping pressure? Whether you want to reward yourself for finishing it all ahead of time or need a little escape from the ever-growing “To Do” list, these Paris holiday PopUp bars and […]

Friday Five: Paris Wine Pros’ Favourite Bars

As regular readers know, we occasionally feature passionate players in the Paris food and drink scene and ask them to share their favorite bars or tips. Grape harvest season has been wrapping up and in honour of the upcoming arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau and the somewhat recent vendanges, we’ve asked some of our favorite professionals in the […]

Les Bains Bar: A Third Act for a Legendary Paris Location

New York City had Studio 54, but Paris had its own era-defining and decadent club, Les Bains Douches. The location that served as Paris’ first spa in 1885, and counted Marcel Proust amongst its regulars, was converted into a nightclub in 1978. The pool remained from the former bathhouse and over the next two decades […]

Duke’s Bar at Westminster Hotel: A Better Bespoke Cocktail

In any busy city, the occasional escape from the noise of daily life isn’t just a luxury, but a necessity. One of the quickest ways to make that break in Paris is through the oasis of a high-end hotel bar. Around for nearly 200 years, the historical Hotel Westminster has welcomed a royal or two […]

Night Flight: A successful cross between a Paris Hotel Bar & Cocktail Lounge

The Experimental Cocktail Club group continues its expansion with one of their latest hotel bars showing up at an historic address. Located in the recently reopened 4 star Hotel Bachaumont, Night Flight is a small and welcome addition to the city’s roster of worthy hotel bars. The name pays homage to the novel Vol de […]

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