Good morning from snowy Toronto – it really is a winter wonderland out there! Just a quick note to let you all know my “24 Hours in Paris” blog post was selected as a finalist in the AccorHotels’ “24 hours in …” blogger contest! Eeep! Did you read my entry and enjoy it? I’d love […]
NEWSFLASH! This entry made the top 10 in the Accor Hotel’s “24 Hours” Blogger Contest! Click here to vote for this entry! Regular readers will know I’m deeply immersed in recipe development for my very first cookbook right now. It’s a lot of work (on top of my full-time job and blogging) but I seem […]
Disclosure: I received a small discount on my Vacation in Paris apartment rental in exchange for a writeup about my experience and a post about my most recent trip. You can read about a few of my favourite Paris markets on the Vacation in Paris blog. Long-time readers will know that I lived for a […]
I think we all have an “only street”. Where everyone feels like family, where everyone knows everyone else’s business. It’s the street where you can buy everything you need, access any service you could wish for. It’s like a condensed version of your city. My “only street” here in Toronto is Roncesvalles Ave. We define […]
I first learned about Denise Acabo’s famed Paris chocolate store, L’Etoile d’Or from David Lebovitz a couple of years ago when a gas explosion in the basement of the building destroyed the shop. An extraordinary chocolate shop carrying the likes of Henri Le Roux caramels, Bonnat and Bernachon (the only Paris address to carry the […]
Ok, so you know what a huge fan of Paris walking tours I am and it’s been a while since I took one… On my recent trip, I was thrilled to be invited to check out Urban Adventures’ latest tour offering – the Gourmet Marais. The Marais is one of my favourite neighbourhoods to wander […]
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