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Ô Chateau

Parisian Sommeliers

We offer people an opportunity to not only taste exquisite French wines, but also to learn more about them. Our restaurant and tasting rooms are located right next to the Louvre in a spectacular 17th Century wine cellar.

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Pierre Hermé

Famous Pastry Chef

I started my career at the age of 14 and became a pastry chef when I was only 20 years old. I opened my first pastry boutique in Tokyo in 1996 and the Paris boutique opened its doors in 2001. Vogue dubbed me “The Picasso of Pastry”, but I simply offer you award-winning macarons, the best chocolate cake and tons of other pastries.

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Charles Gillman

Makeup Artist

Charles is renowned for his outlook on natural beauty, his brand and his philosophy is simple. Anybody can look and feel good about who they are with the right products and the right knowledge. Charles, an English makeup artist, moved to the city of light to follow his dream as a freelance makeup artist, working on shoots and also with some of the most fantastic brides. Find out Charles’ Paris picks for beautiful services and great places to shop!

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Matt Wagner

Art Curator

Art director, owner and curator of Portland Oregon’s Hellion Gallery is the author of The Tall Trees of Tokyo, The Tall Trees of Portland and The Tall Trees of Paris. Wagner has a personal connection to the Paris: learning about the city’s rich art history sparked his passion for art early on. In traveling to Paris and selecting the artists, he found proof that the city’s contemporary art scene is as full of talent as its past once was.

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Musings Over Mocha

Coffee Blogger

My name is Lulu and I’m the girl behind the camera of Musings over Mochas. I started blogging in 2015 as a way to challenge myself to get out and explore my city. Since then, I’ve taken my love for mochas to Los Angeles, Portland, Atlanta, London, Paris…. When I’m not drinking mochas, you’ll most likely find me cuddled with my cat, drinking a gin + tonic, or watching Grey’s Anatomy. (In a perfect world, all three of these things are happening.)

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Leah Plotz

Stay.com Content Editor

Hi! I’m a Stay.com content editor who is always on the go. I love to explore cities on bike and via yoga classes, but I am known to drop everything to swing by a good cafe.

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Sofia Mazzamauro

Editor-in-Chief, CovetedPlaces

Founder & editor-in-chief at CovetedPlaces.com and native Montrealer living in Paris. I love exploring my city, whether it be discovering hidden gems or wining & dining on a sunny terrace.

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David - Le Spicy Home

Restaurant Owner

David works for Le Spicy Home in Paris. There are three Spicy Home restaurants in the city and they proudly serve delicious traditional French food combined with the spices and flavors of the world.

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Vegan Blogger

My goal is to show that vegan food can look as good as any other food. Lots of people think that when you’re vegan you just eat salad. But it can really be so much fun! I’m really fond of Asian food, pasta and pizza, so why not make them healthier with a veggie based sauce? Once you get the idea that you can create your usual meal in a vegan mood, it becomes a fun challenge and practically anything is possible: pancakes, purées, fries, gyoza, veggie burgers, even vegan cheese!

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Kristen Gordon

Travel Writer

Born in Germany to Chinese-Filipino and Scottish-American parents, Kristen’s eclectic heritage, along with frequent trips to Asia, South America and Europe nourished her love for culture and her passion for travel. Now living between the Île Saint-Louis in Paris and the Provence, she has the opportunity to experience many facets of French culture. As a museum family educator at the Louvre she loves sharing her knowledge and experiences. She blogs about travel tips at My Parisian Island.

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Nico Alary

Coffee Expert

Nico Alary is the co-owner of Holybelly with his partner Sarah Mouchot in Paris. He has lived in Vancouver, New York, and Melbourne, where he worked for Market Lane Coffee. When returning to Paris in 2012, Sarah and Nico decided to open a Melbourne style café serving delicious breakfast and speciality coffee under the same roof.

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Emma Bentley

Wine Consultant

The Burnt Cream blog is a hedonist’s guide to Paris, offering up suggestions for the best restaurants, wine bars and cocktail joints in town.

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Nicolas Garreau

Romance Planner

Nicolas owns ApoteoSurprise and helps men to surprise their loved one during a romantic getaway in Paris, whether it is for a marriage proposal, a grand romantic gesture, a declaration of love, a birthday, an anniversary, or any other special occasion.

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Katie Donnelly

International Lifestyle Photographer

Katie is a lifestyle photographer based in Paris. She works with couples and families to photograph and document their happy moments with her natural, fun and authentic approach to engagement, couples, wedding, and family photography. She is available for travel worldwide.

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Dimie Cat


I’m a French singer songwriter and a true Parisian noctambule. I just released my second album ZigZag and one of my music videos, AAA (Triple A), was shot at the most beautiful spots in Paris. I’m fond of vintage culture and find my inspiration in films and old records of the 20’s-50’s.

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Stay.com's Content Manager

Stay.com Content & Community Manager | World Traveler | Health Coach | Yoga Teacher | Vegetarian

Creator of tons of Stay.com guides focusing on health and budget. Expect juice bars, independent cafes, yoga studios, free attractions and a whole lot more.

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Paul Bidault


One of the most sought-after tour guides in Paris, Paul owns and operates Wego Walking Tours. When not giving tours, he can be usually found traveling, or making music.

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Bike About Tours

Bicycle Tours

At Bike About, it’s our goal to help English-speaking travelers experience the real Paris on bikes.

That’s why we’ve designed our bike tours to give you a rare, insider’s look into Paris and all the local secrets to help you discover the city of light!

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Paris Running Tour

Paris Running Tour

I’m Jean-Charles Sarfati, born in 1958, and I’ve been running intensively since 1995. I’m Parisian and I’ve been in love with Paris for more than 50 years.

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Jessica Gonzalez

Beauty Blogger

I’m Jessica, a French lifestyle and beauty blogger. I’m also a popcorn and design enthusiast who starts loving photography as much as I love bold lipsticks.

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Elodie Petit

ELLE Journalist

I’m a French girl and I’ve always lived in Paris, in the 13ème arrondissement. I’m a journalist for ELLE magazine, I write about culture, celebrities and a bit of fashion.

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MadEmoiselle Sugar

Lingerie accessories designer

I’m Natalie Vella AKA Mad Emoiselle Sugar and I’m a lingerie accessories designer, actor, writer and photographer, currently based in Paris, France. I’ve written for and performed in numerous plays and underground films, and I run the ‘Sexy International Paris Film Festival’. In 2010 I started my own company Love Me Sugar. I’m the creator of eye lingerie (sleeping masks ;)) for ladies and gents who desire something more luxurious for their eyes. You can purchase my items on my website.

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Christine van Imschoot


I’m a true traveling foodie. I’m a certified chef, pastry chef and author of the books Food & The City, about food and food shopping all over the world, and 1 Keer Koken - 3 Keer Eten, about cooking once for three dinners. I also love organizing food workshops at home and I organize food shopping trips to London.

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Travel - Moments in Time

World traveler and blogger

I’m passionate about reading, blogging and traveling and run my own travel blog. I have over 10 years of experience in PR, marketing and communication, and have been running my own PR agency, PRwave International for 8 years.

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Solweig Lizlow

Actress and Model

I started my career as a model and traveled to the most photogenic places in the world. After that, I was the weather girl for the French channel Canal +, and now I’m an actress who still loves modelling and fashion shows.

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Paris in Person

Tour Guide

I came to Paris in 2006 to obtain my Masters in Comparative Literature at Paris IV Sorbonne. Together with a PhD candidate I started Paris in Person and we turned our hobbies and passions - city streets, urban history and architecture - into a permanent occupation.

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Elisa Røtterud

Norwegian Fashion Journalist

I’m a freelance journalist for women’s magazines and other lifestyle press, blogger and part-time world traveler. I love white mountain peaks and I’m always on the hunt for unique spots in every city.

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Brian Solis' Favorites in Paris

Brian Solis' Favorites in Paris

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Brian Solis

Social Media Thought Leader

Fabulous French Cuisine. I travel a lot - for work and pleasure - and Paris has a special place in my heart. Why? Besides the great history and art, this is a true haven for a food lover like me. That's why I've selected my favorite places for a culinary journey to the heart of French cuisine. Join me on this trip to the best bistros and restaurants in the most beautiful areas of Paris.

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    Au Cadet de Gascogne

    Typical French restaurant, close to Sacre Coeur
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    Hotel Napoleon

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    Le Dôme

    For good seafood
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    La Véraison

    Superb cuisine
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    Le Relais de la Butte

    Traditional French cuisine
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    Bistrot Paul Bert

    The classic bistro experience
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    Café de Flore

    An historical drinking and dining venue since 1890
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    Les Deux Magots

    Historic cafe in Saint-Germain
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    La Terrasse

    The perfect summer terrace
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    Le Bar at Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome

    Sophistication, good drinks, great atmosphere
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    Hôtel Costes Bar

    Sheer luxury