Slide Show: Adam Higgs’ Postcards from Paris
"We arrived on Friday, and got settled in our apartment which was right behind the St. Sulpice church Located in the 6th Arrondissement. Our first stop of the day, every morning, was my girlfriend’s favorite patissierrie, Gerard Mul
"On Saturday, we got an early start and visited some local shops for a picnic on the Jardin de Tuileries after we visited the Louvre. The picnic lunch became a favorite, and we kept getting better at it!"
"The next day, we went to the Farmers market on Rue Raspail in the morning (we planned on cooking in our flat that night due to some warnings from local Parisians about possible riots after the election results!). We picked up radishes for a sal
The "Fish & Chips" at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Étoile.
"On Monday, we had a lunch reservation at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Étoile, a two Michelin star restaurant by the lauded French chef Joel Robuchon
"The next day, we took a day trip to Versailles, which meant another picnic lunch in the palace’s vast gardens. We visited a few markets and created quite a lunch! Foie Gras pate, pate de campagne, parma ham, miniature chorizos, epoisse che
"Wednesday was our last full day in Paris, so we did some more sightseeing including the obligatory pic in front if the Eiffel tower. The tower was nice and all, but l was way more excited about our dinner that night at Michel Rostang, another tw
"On Thursday, we drove to Lyon (I would not recommend driving in Lyon) and indulged in a wine tasting at E.Guigal, a massive Rhone valley wine producer. We spent Friday driving south towards Valence, France along t
Colorful macarons in Valence.
"We had lunch in Valence, a beautiful little city with lots of cool shops where we found, naturally, more pastries! After lunch we headed to our second winery, Domaine Graillot in Les Hermitage and ha
"After eating way too many macarons, we drove back to Lyon to rest up for our dinner at Magali et Martin, for which we had 8 pm reservations. We arrived promptly at 8 pm, and found that the restaurant was closed! At 8 pm on Friday! Just a little
Fillet of red mullet roast, fricassee of mushrooms and walnuts, thyme jus and orange oil at Guy Lassausaie
"On Saturday, our last full day in France, we had a great day shopping in Lyon. Lyon has a WAY yo