Les Montres Collector: here’s an address to stop time!

Les Montres Collector: here’s an address to stop time!

We waited, we watched, we hoped… the nirvana of vintage watches finally opens its doors in Saint-Germain  In the past, in need of an exceptional watch, we would rush to the prestigious boutique on 58 rue Bonaparte. Today we dash to another address in the 6th...
Restaurant chez Bartolo, those other Italian flavors

Restaurant chez Bartolo, those other Italian flavors

It’s springtime again, and that means time to enjoy exploring the new restaurant menu on the one and only terrace on the rue de la Canettes. Settle into a comfortable chair and start with the cream of pea and herb soup or the sautéed asparagus with parmesan, a...
Let yourself go at Mac Douglas

Let yourself go at Mac Douglas

The famous fur-collared aviator jacket, success story of the brand, literally flew off the  shelves, and now we’re in a spin over the new collection of bags. The quality of the leather – Mac Douglas’ signature – the finish of the exquisite lines, the...
Hédonie: beautiful, organic, excellent and essential!

Hédonie: beautiful, organic, excellent and essential!

Hedonism, n. : ‟a doctrine that considers pleasure to be the essential, even ultimate aim of existence”. If this store with its eponymous name has been the leader of the ‟ healthy eating ” pack in Saint-Germain, and indeed all of Paris for the past twelve years, it’s...
Il gelato del Marchese: Master Ice-Cream Maker

Il gelato del Marchese: Master Ice-Cream Maker

Il Gelato del Marchese elevates the humble ice-cream to nobility. The owners, Véronika and Renato, aim to acquaint Parisians with the real Italian gelateria. Step through this superb glass storefront with its echoes of the gentle madness of Fornasetti, and enter a...