Le Temps des Cerises – A Popular Marais Bistrot

Le Temps des Cerises is a Marais Restaurant with Interesting and Good Food: Le Temps des Cerises is another of our neighbourhood Marais bistrot-wine bar and one that is very popular with locals and tourists alike. No matter what time of day, morning, lunch or dinner, there are always customers … [Read more...]

Calle 24 – A Cuban Bistrot in the Heart of the Marais

For a Taste of Cuban, Calle 24 is a Bistrot that Serves Tapas: When Tony suggested a casual tapas dinner at Calle 24, I was all for it. Just the mention of tapas was enough to secure my buy-in as we both love tapas, and it's a nice change from French cuisine. Calle 24, at 13 rue Beautreillis, … [Read more...]

Dinner at the Vins des Pyrénées, a Marais Restaurant

Vins des Pyrénées - A Traditional Bistrot in the Heart of the Marais: Vins des Pyrénées is a bistrot that's just three minutes walk from our Marais apartment. Olivier, the owner of our apartment recommended this bistrot to us, saying that the wine is very good and that he often dines here when … [Read more...]

The Asparagus – A Royal Spring Vegetable and Delicacy

With the Onset of Spring Comes the Asparagus Season: At Verger Saint Paul, the greengrocer at 97/99 rue Saint Antoine in the Marais district, we saw stacks of asparagus, both green and white.  Asparagus is a spring vegetable, yet we're into June and there are plentiful supplies of asparagus in … [Read more...]