This month we get philosophical about wine as we talk to celebrated cookbook author, Susan Herrmann Loomis, about her feelings and experience with wine after nearly thirty years of living in France.
Ever wonder what it would be like to move to Provence from America and start distilling a gin-style spirit with the local ingredients?
Meet the new French spirit that changes from season to season as it expresses the terroir of the south of France
How to get RDT cocktails at your door in an hour or so…
Curfew or no, sometimes you need a bottle of booze delivered to your door. Here are my favorite options….
Quick take: Pair a Bee’s Knees cocktail with a Rocamadour cheese In our cheese + cocktail pairing project, I combine my cocktail know-how with the encyclopedic cheese knowledge of Jennifer Greco of Chez Loulou for a series of classic cocktail and cheese pairings. Spring is nearly here, so this month we are pairing a classic […]
This year’s Paris Cocktail Week runs from 24 January to 1 February with 52 different bars offering drinks specials, masterclasses and special events. For the 6th annual cocktail week, the PCW team is celebrating the on-trend cocktail concept: Mindful Drinking. As a concept, ‘mindful drinking’ is pretty much what it sounds like: putting more thought […]
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: Following the completion of its revamp in 2018, the Hotel Lutetia’s Bar Josephine serves luxury cocktails plus a small martini and negroni menu. James Joyce, Picasso, Josephine Baker and a whole host of other historical figures have made the Hotel Lutetia their Parisian HQ over the decades. Since its opening by Le Bon […]
Quick Take: The Cambridge Public House combines cocktail knowledge with freshly made upscale British pub grub for a cool, new kind of communal gathering space in Paris. Gasp!? What’s that you say? “A new cocktail bar review on the blog? Finally!?” It’s true, I’ve been preoccupied by pairing cheese and cocktails with Chez Loulou and […]