This was one of our favorite spots in Paris. Unlike the other bars I’ve reviewed, A La Française operates on the traditional bistro model; outdoor cafe seating, a limited drink list, and full menu of delicious food. A second bar downstairs has a larger selection of bottles and stiffer drinks. I’ll cover it all.
We have been in the tiny town of Vence in the French Riviera for the past few days. It is very “charmant,” as they say here.
This shop made awesome indie rubber stamps. They weren’t open, so sadly I do not own any of them.
Aside from the mosquitos, our time in Marseille was exactly what we hoped it would be: a beautiful and relaxing retreat to the coast. Some highlights included visiting Notre Dame de la Garde and seeing the views from the top of the hill:
As all good Paris tourists do, we visited Père Lachaise Cemetery. In this post we skip the celebrity graves, and focus on the strangest things we could find.
1. Siamese Dead Guy
This one really gives a whole new meaning to “turn the other cheek.”
I understand that these are important cultural artifacts from 1400, but honestly they belong in my bar. If any reader can pull some strings at the Louvre, I would appreciate it.
First person to score me one of these gets a full serving of Griffon Punch, on the house.
France is much better known for its wine than its beer. For good reason: the wine is delicious, and the beer is generally terrible.
La Cagole – La Cagole de Marseille
We scoured the five greatest patisseries in France (plus McDonalds) in search of the best macaron on the planet. Which cookie will reign supreme, earning the coveted Biscuit D’Or award? Find out, in this Wander Europe exclusive.