France

The Best Croissant in Paris, Look No Further

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 | 9 comments

The Best Croissant in Paris, Look No Further

So you’re going to Paris. You’re on a pilgrimage to find the holy grail of croissants. You’re thinking, sure, there must be especially incredible bakeries but croissants should be pretty tasty everywhere in the city, right? That is not so, my friends. Not all croissants are made equal.

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Patisserie Sadaharu Aoki in Paris, France

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 | 15 comments

Patisserie Sadaharu Aoki in Paris, France

How DO Parisians stay so thin? It’s near impossible to find vegetables that aren’t smothered in butter at restaurants. Croissants and baguettes are diet staples, and purchasing fine, yet affordable wines is way too easy.

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Farmer’s Market in Paris’ Gorgeous Autumn [video]

Posted by on Nov 9, 2010 | 7 comments

Farmer’s Market in Paris’ Gorgeous Autumn [video]

My posts have been largely comedic lately, namely of me eating deep-fried butter and lots of balls. It’s time to bring back some class.

Adore farmer’s markets?

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Late Night Crêpe in Paris – Video Post

Posted by on Feb 26, 2010 | 10 comments

Late Night Crêpe in Paris – Video Post

Every time I walk by a crêperie and catch a whiff of fresh crêpe, I’m immediately transported back to those magical nights in Paris.

Strangely enough, I haven’t eaten a single crêpe since returning from France.

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Paris: Classical Art vs Charcuterie Art

Posted by on Dec 17, 2009 | 13 comments

Admittedly, I don’t have a full appreciation for classical art.

Mel meets Mona Lisa

Mel meets Mona Lisa

But the Grand Louvre is worth a visit for the architecture alone.
The amalgamation of modern design with a 12th century Palais is an inspiring sight to behold.

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Le Bristol in Paris: My First 3 Michelin Star Restaurant Experience

Posted by on Nov 25, 2009 | 35 comments

Le Bristol in Paris: My First 3 Michelin Star Restaurant Experience

I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to dine at several Michelin Stars restaurants:

1 Michelin Star – Gordon Ramsay, Tokyo
1 Michelin Star – Alkimia, Barcelona (stay tuned)
2 Michelin Stars – Picasso, Las Vegas

But my most memorable meal of all was at…

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