Wondering what gift to buy your cocktail loving friend? Here’s a list for Made in France gifts for all budget from 15 to 2800 Euros!
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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 […]
Technically it’s still winter in Paris. I’m even having some friends over for cassoulet this weekend! But, we’ve also had a warm snap, so it’s already starting to feel like spring. Meaning my mind is on seasonal transition in terms of food, drink and space. Today, I’m cooking a blended vegetable soup with local veggies […]
Quick Take: Luxury Hotel Parister’s bar offers over 100 French whiskies plus a beautiful terrace You might be surprised to learn that not only is whisky the most popular spirit in France, but that the French also drink more per capita than any other country (2.2 litres per adult per year!) It’s not all Cognac […]
This month we take a look at French cider – or cidre – to learn about the new wave of interest and brands we’re seeing in France, how it differs from its Anglo counterparts, and how a younger French generation is consuming it. To learn this and more, we invited Anne Paillou of Sassy Cider into the studio to chat.
This year’s Guide to Gifts for Cocktail Lovers focuses on new liquids that can’t (or can’t easily) be found outside of France. So, while any drinks enthusiast worth their cocktail salt would appreciate something from the selection below, there are a few prime choices for that perfect gift to bring someone from Paris! La Distillerie […]
Just when you thought you didn’t need another booze brand, the newly launched La Distillerie Generale proves otherwise with their exclusive spirits line designed to make the exceptional a little more accessible. The range includes one or more references of various liqueurs and liquors including gentian, absinthe, vodka, gin, Armagnac, Cognac, rum, mezcal, whisky and […]
Paris-based beer connoisseurs are familiar with – and fans of – La Fine Mousse. After opening in 2012, this craft beer bar championed the nascent (for Paris) artisanal beer trend and helped create a legion of local drinkers hopped up on hip hops. As their reputation grew, so did their client-base, giving them good reason […]
For the past few years, the G&T has been poised to be Paris’ next go to drink (like the Aperol Spritz). As more gincentric bars appear on the scene, drinkers search for something simple enough to order most anywhere but still sophisticated and refreshing, and certain marketing forces are at work, the Gin To’ keeps […]