William Kentridge at the Jeu de Paume

William Kentridge’s relationship with Paris spans almost thirty years, starting when the South African artist studied mime at the prestigious Ecole Jacques Lecoc. Now the Jeu de Paume is hosting the first retrospective of his work in France. He is a self-proclaimed dreadful oil painter and says he was a terrible art student, yet despite … Continue reading

A taste of America: Bud, burgers and brownies

Ask any Parisian what he thinks of New York, and you will be met, almost invariably, with an unadulterated rave: “J’adooooore New York!” Cue wild love-induced eyeroll and an instant list of said Parisian’s favorite NYC hangouts (they’re all in SoHo). In fact, loving New York is a full-fledged Parisian snobisme. Nobody said it better … Continue reading

Late Night Steak Tartare

If you find yourself famished in the wee hours of the morning after a night out clubbing on the Champs-Elysées, head over to the Maison de l’Aubrac for some French comfort food in the form of steak and frites. The restaurant prides itself on beef in all its glorious forms, but the real showstopper is … Continue reading