PARIS 2019
I’ve assembled new addresses during the last few stays in my homeland, so I decided to add an annex to my previous post on Paris…

>> Do check the PARIS 2017 post for all my initial tips!

STAY (€–€€€)
Hotel Les Bains (3e)
Hotel Providence (10e)
Airbnb – as always for a truer experience; Le Marais is a great area to stay in, central, busy and safe.

EAT & DRINK (€–€€)
Hotel Providence (10e) – nice lunch spot with terasse
Tannat (11e) – really nice lunch/dinner spot with organic produce
Anna (11e) – owned by the people who run Tannat, similar and equally delicious
Osteria Ferrara (11e) – cozy & excellent Italian spot
Big Love (3e) – excellent truffle homemade pasta
Du Pain et des Idées (10e) – best bread and brioche in Paris, artisan-made and organic
A la folie (19e)
La Plage (19e) – nice bistrot with terrasse
Simonetta (19e) – Italian trattoria near the canal
Cafe Odilon (19e) – natural & organic cafe, great brunch
Paname Brewing Company (19e) – nice bar with large outdoor area by the canal, large selection of artisanal beers
Koko Canal (19e) – Japanese cantine
L’atalante (19e) – late night food and great artisanal beer selection
Rosa Bonheur (19e) – fun guinguette in the Parc des Buttes Chaumont
Le Pavillon du Lac (19e) – nice cafe in the Parc des Buttes Chaumont

DO (€)
Electric boat rental on Bassin de la Villette – bring your picnic and favorite beverage!
Les Grands Voisins (14e) – cultural hub with bars, restaurants, artist studios, shops, wellness center, non-profits, etc.
Jardin du Palais Royal (1er) - sit down at a cafe in this quiet garden located in a jewel of Parisian architecture with an installation by French artist Daniel Buren
La Villette (19e) - large parc with sculptures, a museum, a cinema, and the Paris Philharmonic
Les Invalides (7e) – historical landmark hosting the Army museum and Napoleon’s Tomb
Musée du Quai Branly (7e) – indigenous art in Jean Nouvel building

SHOP (€–€€)
Centre Commercial (10e) - curated boutique of small and sustainable labels
Soeur (10e & more locations throughout town)
APC (10e & more locations)
Sessun (4e & more locations)
Kutjen (4e & more locations) - cashmere only
Olow (10e) - great basics for men
Merci (3e) - nice stop for home goods
Les Puces de Saint-Ouen - Paris’ famous flea market

Atelier 7 (4e) – great hairdresser in stylish space
L’échapée (11e) – really nice spa
Gloss’Up (3e) – solid nail salon

>> Do check the PARIS 2017 post for all my initial tips!