Along for the ride, but with a better view.

Challenge:Accepted!

Around Paris in 20 Arrondissements

  Paris proper is made up of 20 areas, called arrondissements municipaux, or most commonly just arrondissements. Administrative districts, they were established in 1860, redefining older divisions. Beginning with the 1st arrondissement in the center, right around Notre Dame, they spiral numerically like a snail’s […]

From the French Kitchen- Lavender Truffles

When I worked at a chocolate shop in Boston, the number two question we would get, after “How do you work here and not eat everything?” was, “Which is your favorite?” And for me the answer was always the lavender truffle. I would always get […]

From the French Kitchen- Gâteau au Yaourt

This is the first in a series of features I’m calling “Challenge:Accepted!” wherein I propose a challenge to myself having to do with some aspect of living in Paris or traveling around the world and I accept that challenge. Totally normal. This particular feature will […]