Stay & Play

August is traditionally the month when Paris shuts down, as locals take off to their coastal and country retreats, shuttering many shops and restaurants in their wake. While no longer the ghost town it once was at this time of year, Paris nevertheless still slows to a lazier pace in the final weeks of summer. […]

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Cherries have a long and juicy history in Paris, going right back to the Ancient Roman era. After conquering the future City of Light in 52BC, those high-living Romans imported fancy new architecture, customs, fashions and food. Markets began to sell luscious orchard fruits, with cherries — which the Romans had brought back from Asia […]

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