Frenchie London vs Frenchie Paris

Frenchie , restaurant, paris, france, french food, Gregory marchand

Frenchie is the success story of Gregory Marchand, a (very) nice guy who learned how to cook in England then went back to its Gallic roots and opened a mini culinary empire on rue du Nil, in the very heart of Paris. Followed by an opening in London, too.

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Dining on the beach in Sifnos : Maiolica

maiolica, sifnos, greek food, beach restaurant, foodie

Along with 2 other restaurants in Plays Gialos, “Omega3” and “Nero e Alati”, Maiolica offers a delicious modern Greek cuisine based on local ingredients, and in a trendy setting. The views from the rooftop will leave you speechless.

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Don’t desert Les Déserteurs !

les déserteurs, paris, france, foodie, french food,75011, cheap

On a quiet Parisian street (rue Trousseau), you will find Les déserteurs, a small and narrow restaurant which has been open since 2014. I can’t believe it took me three years to get to try it! Now “Les déserteurs” ranks high on my list of fav’ places to eat in Paris. 

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HolyBelly 5 : not just pancakes (as they say)

holybelly5, paris, france, breakfast, brunch, australian food, american food, pancakes

Since its opening in 2013, I probably had lunch, like, 6 or 7 times at HolyBelly. It may seem little in 4 years, but given the wealth of choices in Paris with new restaurant openings every week or so, I think these figures speak for themselves: HB is one of my favorite food spots here.  

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Dulce de leche Roll from Brazil

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During our Brazilian holidays in 2016, we stayed in a very friendly and hype boutique hotel in Itacaré, Vila Barracuda. In the morning, at breakfast, we were served breads, cakes and delicious juices, all home-made by the sweetest Bahian cooks one can find. I particularly enjoyed this rolled cake with dulce de leche.

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