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Fontaine Medicis in Jardin de Luxembourg, (Luxembourg Gardens) on the Left Bank in Paris, France.

The Jewel of The Luxembourg Gardens

“Fontaine Medicis”, the jewel of the Luxembourg Gardens on the Left Bank in Paris, France. It’s one of my favorite places in one of my favorite cities.  Almost hidden from sight beneath a canopy of trees, it is not uncommon to be missed entirely by casual travelers strolling through the famous park. A loss indeed. The […]

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What Makes A Great French Baguette?

There is a difference between styles of the classic French baguette.  A fresh look at the most famous bread on earth, including: how to differentiate previously frozen from fresh, the artisan boulangeries that make them, the best time of day to buy, and other great info from a notable American food writer and guide living on the left bank […]

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Fine food shops in Paris' Left Bank.

Fine Food Shops in Paris’ 7th Arrondissement

Paris: food mecca. Rive Gauche – the most fashionable place in Paris. Next time you are there, find these five fabulous food shops from the 7th Arrondissement. Le Comptoir des Saints Pères, formerly Michaud Le Comptoir des Saints Pères, formerly Michaud. A tiny Parisian cafe with a long history.  A favorite of Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald who […]

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