Farm to table, restaurants with gardens: Chefs in Paris are growing their produce for their recipes on a roof



Salads, strawberries, tomatoes…Chefs in Paris are taking the concept of “eating locally” with rooftop gardens. One of the pioneers of Parisian kitchen roof gardens is Yannick Alleno, who started with a little herb garden above his restaurant Le Terroir Parisien and now grows his fruits and vegetable on the rooftop of the maisondelamutualité

Keep the secret! an enchanting place for enjoying a drink in Montmartre!

Hotel Particulier MontmartreFirst you have to ring a discreet door at number 23 so that one opens and you can access the passage that leads you to another door where you still have to ring to get in and discover a magnificently mansion has become a hotel. The reception will show you how to access the bar in the basement overlooking a beautiful little garden. The ideal place is you want to surprise a friend there. They also have a restaurant but did not try it yet and they organize sunday brunches in the front garden during summer:

Pink, green, purple, A very colorful street paris!

Pink, green, purple, A very colorful street paris

With these facades of all colors, it is almost like Portobello but
no we are in Paris a few steps from the Gare de Lyon ..the rue
Crémieux is a very unusual street that you will find nowhere else.
When sun rays comes, the residents of the street leave chairs et
tables to make it a very friendly place

Rue Crémieux

Metros: Quai de la Rapée ou Gare de Lyon

Covered Passages in Paris: a perfect idea on rainy days and beautiful during Christmas season

Passage Jouffroy is full of shops selling toys, Oriental furnishings, and cinema books and posters. Not to mention the Grevin Museum and the hotel Chopin a historic and cheap hotel.Finally, after visiting or shopping, if you’re feeling peckish, check out a little pastry shop called “La Tour des Delices” at the end of the passage.
Passage Jouffroy : 10/12 Boulevard Montmartre Metro: Grands Boulevards

La Cour de Rohan – Do not miss to pass by

Access by the lovely Cour du Commerce (by Saint André des Arts’s street in the 5th district) where you’ll find the famous restaurant Procope and a lovely tearoom called La Jacobine. La Cour de Rohan is one of my favorite passages in Paris.

Hundred of people wander in the St André des Arts’s street every day and miss this secret passage.