American in Paris Reading List Vol. 2: Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast”

Hemingway’s posthumous publication chronicles his life as a struggling young writer in 1920s Paris, a time when the intellectual American expat community was most prolific. His circle included such notable figures as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and James Joyce. Today Hemingway’s legacy leaves no trace of his former starving artist self. Take his eponymous … Continue reading

Margaritas at Anahuacalli

It was the idea of an American friend living in Paris: he wanted some Mexican food, and it was quite a challenge. By and large, Paris is just not great at Mexican cuisine. Few restaurants offer it, and the Tex-Mex addresses that flourished in the 90s are all long gone. But I’m a good friend, … Continue reading

Remedy of choice

There are weeks like this – when by the time Friday rolls around you’re simply beat, weighed down from days of hard work and frantic running from place to place, eyes prickly from early alarm clocks, brain addled by the neverending to-do list. It ain’t easy being freelance! Well I’ve found a new refuge for … Continue reading