Paris

I used to be Little Miss No Fun when it came to traveling and taking vacations. I would order bowls of bland oatmeal for breakfast, and I believe I consumed every possible combination of soup and salad (with light dressing on the side) known to man. I would never get…

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Remember last year when this YouTube video went viral and we were all in tears laughing at this poor child’s potty commentary after eating way too much? I couldn’t help but hear this child’s voice in my head over the course of my recent 4-day trip to Paris. The trip…

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When I visited Paris a couple years ago, I discovered that Parisians are not into Sunday brunch the way we Americans are. Getting up early on a Sunday morning and trying to find an open restaurant or coffee shop is an exercise in futility. After wandering around and making my…

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Kings of Pastry: Why Not?

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On Friday night, the Cuban and I watched “Kings of Pastry” on NetFlix.  It’s a documentary following some of France’s top pastry chefs as they prepare for and compete in the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France (Best Craftsman in France – “MOF” for short) competition.  It is the ultimate recognition for any pastry…

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Brunch in Georgetown I visited Cafe Bonaparte, one of my favorite DC restaurants, for brunch this morning.  It’s a tiny little place, which makes it very authentically Parisian – the tables are so tight you’re practically rubbing elbows with your neighbors! Aside from the tight quarters, I love everything else…

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