Want to savour the French capital's best steaks, freshest baguettes, most welcoming bars and secret street markets? Discover the hidden gems of Paris' food scene with the help of the experts. The article, taken from an edition of Lonely Planet Traveller magazine, shows you how. The secret patisserie - Gérard Mulot Image by Paul and Jill Gérard Mulot is a splendid patisserie and traiteur in St-Germain. It's not far from the Jardin du Luxembourg, so you can pick up all you need for a picnic. - Jeremy Lee, head chef of London's Blueprint Cafe The secret bar - La Cagnotte de Belleville La Cagnotte de Belleville (13 Rue Jean-Baptiste Dumay, 75020) is extremely scruffy but perfectly Parisian. - Trish Deseine, food writer and cook The secret cheese shop - Fromagerie Trotté Fromagerie Trotté (97 Rue St Antoine, 75004) is a tiny little shop in the Marais. - Sheila Dillon, present of BBC Radio 4's The Food Programme The secret restaurant - Benoit I've been eating at Benoit for 25 years. Image by Fil.Al
Les meilleurs restaurants de Paris - CityvoxLe DodinRestaurant français | 75017Refuge dans le quartier Emmené par ami, un samedi soir, vers l'Arc de triomphe, je me dis que la soirée risque d'être un peu laborieuse, n'étant pas un aficionados du quartier. Pire le fréquentant par obligations professionnelles de temps à autres je sais pertinemment qu'il est très difficile de trouver des tables correctes à cet endroit... Et bien voici un refuge pour un déjeuner dans le quartier et pour une assiette sincère et joliment préparée. C'est frais, c'est doux et plutôt agréable, service au petit soin.
Mystical, Magical & Magnificent Monasteries in Meteora (20 Pics)The caves in Meteora, Greece, had inhabitants for fifty millennia, but due to raids, “hermit monks” moved to the safety of sandstone rock pinnacles in the 9th century and began building monasteries. More monks and nuns came, building more monasteries perched high upon the cliffs. Wikipedia reports, “Access to the monasteries was originally (and deliberately) difficult, requiring either long ladders lashed together or large nets used to haul up both goods and people. This required quite a leap of faith — the ropes were replaced, so the story goes, only ‘when the Lord let them break.’” UNESCO World Heritage says, “The net in which intrepid pilgrims were hoisted up vertically alongside the 1,224 ft. cliff where the Varlaam monastery dominates the valley symbolizes the fragility of a traditional way of life that is threatened with extinction.” Photo #1 by Vaggelis Vlahos A view of Meteora monasteries in Greece. Photo #5 by Gabriele Quaglia The Holy Monastery of St.
The Universal Packing ListOdd Origins of IdiomsIn the heyday of sailing ships, all war ships and many freighters carried iron cannons. Those cannons fired round iron cannon balls. It was necessary to keep a good supply near the cannon. However, how to prevent them from rolling about the deck? The best storage method devised was a square-based pyramid with one ball on top, resting on four resting on nine, which rested on sixteen. The solution was a metal plate called a 'Monkey' with 16 round indentations. Few landlubbers realize that brass contracts much more and much faster than iron when chilled.
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Not For Tourists ParisPaulista Avenue Residence – Sao Paulo, BrazilPaulista Avenue Residence – Sao Paulo, Brazil When it comes to city living in Sao Paulo, Brazil, it’s hard to find better than this. The Paulista Avenue Residence is a refurbishment of a modern classic, updated by the group at Piratininga Arquitetos Associados. The new design maintains much of the modern character of the Abelardo de Souza classic, with a geometric hive-style ceiling and cool concrete columns. A tile floor and contemporary furnishings give the home a high-style treatment, fit perfectly for the father-and-son singles that live within. While the private rooms are locked away in the back, the entertainment section of the home features an open loft floor plan and wide, unrestricted views of the Sao Paulo streets.
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Skillswise - EnglishDétours à MalmöAncienne friche industrielle, Västra Hamnen est devenu l’un des quartiers les plus innovants de la ville suédoise, alliant architecture et développement durable. Bo01 Quand Malmö organise à Västra Hamnen – le « port ouest » –, l’exposition européenne de l’habitat en 2001, le site est abandonné. Véritable capharnaüm architectural, on y trouve aussi bien des maisons en bois aux façades multicolores, qui donnent sur de petits jardins, arrosés par des canaux, que des appartements design, aux grandes baies vitrées, avec vue sur la mer. Infos en anglais sur www.malmo.se, rubrique Western Harbour. Turning torso Neuf cubes blancs empilés les uns sur les autres, opérant une rotation de 90 degrés, sur 190 mètres de haut. Inaugurée en 2005, Turning Torso est la tour la plus haute de Scandinavie. 147 appartements de l’immeuble. à moins de s’offrir une nuit dans une des deux suites aux 45e ou 47e étages (entre 360 et 430 €). En bord de mer Salt och brygga Kallbadhus Ribersborg
Thinking Of Paris; Places Not to MissBy Arnie Greenberg There are so many details that are often left out of discussions about Paris. I’d like to suggest at least a dozen "MUST SEE" places with a brief description of some. I know we all have different tastes, but looking back through the historical days that shaped Paris, I like to pase and remember. Paris, in the early days was really a tiny collection of buildings on what we now call Ille de La Cité. The Arenes de Luteces sur la rue Monge #47 No entrance fee. Picasso’s Montmartre Home 13 Rue Ravignon ……..Le Bateau Lavoire They said it looked like the washer-woman’s boats used in those days. Here Picasso lived with his friends Max Jacob and Andre Salmon but you can often see other great artists here like Jean Cocteau, Modigliani, Kees van Dongen, Georges Braque or Henri Matisse. I can sit in the square for hours and just let my imagination take over. There is a picture window next door at No. 11 but one cannot enter the building. A third favorite of mine is the D’Orsay Museum