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In the Garden

Posted on February 20, 2014 by VINGT Editorial

Words: Jill Diane Pope Image: In the Garden Sometimes it’s nice to escape the hectic pace of life in La Capitale and go, like the famous theme song says, somewhere where everybody knows your name. I can’t vouch that people will know your name the first time you go to pint-sized rock ‘n’ roll bar… Read more

Little Jaffna – métro La Chapelle

Posted on February 5, 2013 by Susie Hollands

Image: Flickr In “Little Jaffna“, around metros Gare du Nord, La Chapelle, and Louis Blanc, you’ll find shops selling handmade Saris (Saree Palace, 182 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis), cheap and cheerful supermarkets, jewellery shops, Indian music stores, travel agencies (with good deals on flights to India around 600 euros), and restaurants offering authentic Indian and… Read more

Marché de l’Olive La Chapelle

Posted on July 10, 2012 by VINGT Editorial

Text: Emily Sands-Bonin The recently-refurbished Marché de l’Olive has been hailed as very “Baltard” by Bertrand Delanoë, mayor of Paris, an allusion to French 19th century architect Victor Baltard, designer of Les Halles, Paris’ mythical central market. But if Les Halles, destroyed in 1971, has given way to the Forum des Halles, a tacky shopping… Read more

Marché Saint-Quentin

Posted on June 26, 2012 by VINGT Editorial

Text: Brendan Seibel Image: Dale Calder Today it’s hard to imagine Les Halles as anything other than an architectural disgrace. Centuries ago it was the “Belly of Paris”, but now teems with a distinctly different commerce. The tradition of visiting the neighborhood grocer, seeking advice from the opinionated fromager, the friendly conversations between people brought… Read more

The Smoking Museum: for Les Fumeurs and Les Non-Fumeurs alike

Posted on February 15, 2012 by VINGT Editorial

Words: Sara Waldron At first glance, the Musée du Fumeur, a tiny museum near Père Lachaise, has a bit of a head shop feel – with cigarettes, lighters, and all manner of smoking contraptions for whatever your choice of poison on sale in the boutique.  But I was pleasantly surprised to find that it also… Read more