Category Archives: Paris

More from Paris

I left you yesterday on Monday evening, so to speak, leaving Septime La Cave following a few glasses and some rather good Comté (see previous article, below), heading for a bar/restaurant which was completely new to us. We had walked past Le Mary … Continue reading

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Septime La Cave

My favourite part of Paris is that around Oberkampf, and one of the most interesting streets is Rue Popincourt, which tracks down from Boulevard Voltaire, just south of Oberkampf Métro Station, until you are almost as far south as the … Continue reading

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Paris (What We Drank In…)

I’ve just been over to Paris for a long weekend, my first trip there since November 2016. The city was bathed in early summer warmth and sunshine, which can rather make it seem like the best city on earth at … Continue reading

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Le Beaujolais Nouveau…Est Arrivé?

Is anyone here old enough to remember, back in the 1980s/90s, when the Beaujolais Nouveau marketing machine got into full swing? For most lovers of half-decent wine it was horrible to behold. The UK, a nation of beer drinkers, was really … Continue reading

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Pierre Sang Sweetly

For some time I’d been hearing about one of the “11th’s” latest gourmet hot spots and we didn’t waste any time in sampling the delights of Pierre Sang‘s Rue Oberkampf restaurant in the company of Burgundy writer Claude Kolm, for … Continue reading

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From Paris to Kathmandu…and Back Again

Two weeks ago I was in Paris flanning around Oberkampf  et environs and planning to write all about it. But as regular readers will know, having seen my posts from Nepal, our daughter was living in Kathmandu. When we heard about … Continue reading

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