Monthly Archives: March 2011

Paris Food Adventures, Day 3: La Maison de Truffe

There are two branches of this restaurant in Paris that specializes in truffles, as recommended heartily by Eva and Fiona. I have good memories of a dish that S. and I had in the South of France last year, a … Continue reading

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Paris to the Moon: A Book Review of Sorts

Three of my great pleasures in life: Travel. Eating. Reading. These coalesced in the most fantastic of ways in Paris, on this last trip in March 2011. I’d finished the wonderful Australian classic novel, “Cloudstreet” by Tim Winton and was … Continue reading

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Paris Food Adventures, Day 2: Le Comptoir Du Relais

It seems everyone in Paris has advice for a favourite place to eat, or a pastry shop, or whether the Macarons are better at Pierre Hermes or Ladure√©. Taking advice from someone who was only in Paris a day, and … Continue reading

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Paris Food Adventures, Day 1: La Gazzetta

La Gazzetta is “a jazzy Art Deco spot in the 12th Arrondissement” on rue de Cotte, according to the New York Times, in an article about how the Parisian hot-spots are slightly more casual, bistros where you can get a … Continue reading

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Paris Food Adventures, Day 1: Le Soufflé

I think it was destined that I eat here. I hadn’t planned my first day’s lunch, after arriving by train from Brussels around 1pm. The evening before, Tara, sister of Maya, who I suspect has a lot of good travel … Continue reading

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