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january 2017

Parisian News

Béatrice Delamotte

This week in Plume Voyage Magazine: Paris-Texas a gourmet journey, Willy Rizzo’s Italy between nostalgia and magic, Black Supermarket an arty and ephemeral place, The « Retours d’expédition » by Harumi Klossowska de Rola, Intimate movie-screening evenings at the Jardins du Marais, Studio Job celebrates the 10 years of Carpenters Workshop Gallery,ISTR reinvents the Oyster Bar, Perfumed tea at the Bristol. The Notre-Dame Hotel is revisiting the medieval times, Youth cure at the Hotel Barrière Le Fouquet’s, By Jardin, to start the year in great shape, William Oliveri celebrates Paris Cocktail Week,Ville de Paris teas and herbal teas, The Royal Monceau invents the “Sprunch »,Laurent André settles at the Café de la Paix,”Family Pictures” at the MEP, a new setting for the 130 years of Fauchon. Happy Paris !

  • Paris-Texas, a gourmet journey

    The three PNYs (Marais, Faubourg Saint-Denis and Oberkampf) were already famous for their burgers. But with Paris-Texas, Graffi and Rudy, the two founders of the restaurants opened what could become an institution: a place dedicated to the Texan BBQ. Meat lovers, this address is for you! Beef, pork and even salmon, all the pieces are cooked on a real texan barbecue to recreate this smoky taste and the mellow meat made in USA. Even the bread is cooked on an embers, according to an Indian recipe. And for those who can not imagine a meal without a cocktail, it is Amaury Guyot, the gifted of Dersou, who has created the drinks menu with for example a Redneck Mary, a bloody mary with smoked tomatoes.

  • Willy Rizzo's Italy, between nostalgia and magic

    Italian photographer Willy Rizzo met some of the most beautiful women in the world in Cinecittà in the 1960s. La Dolce Vita imposes itself in the studios of the Italian capital and Rizzo belongs to the small circle of authorized photographers of this glorious era. To celebrate this period, forty original photos are presented, some of them for the first time. To dive into the lightness, carelessness and elegance of this era.

  • Black Supermarket, an arty and ephemeral place

    From a neglected supermarket, a collective of ten urban artists made an ephemeral, colorful place full of surprises, between a meeting place and a gallery. During the day, you can sit in shopping chairs, in a delightful setting to enjoy a coffee, or some of the offers on the menu. In the evening, the café gives way to cocktails and the atmosphere becomes festive. Every week, an artist takes possession of the hidden “reserve” to offer his vision of the most beautiful black colors. You can also come to work like in a co-working space, discover the work of young designers, enroll in participatory workshops with initiation to urban art. In short, there is something for all tastes. But only until February 13th!

  • The « Retours d’expédition » by Harumi Klossowska de Rola

    Back in the spirit of the confines of the world but not of her beautiful animal obsessions, Harumi Klosswska de Rola is presenting her new collection of jewels and objects at the Ecole des Arts joailliers supported by the Van Cleef & Arpels House. Dreamed by the designer in the course of her own terrestrial parallelism and then made by the best Italian and Franco-Swiss jewelers, a screen with golden leaves crossed by lions, a bronze panther and an alabaster lamp illuminating the muzzle of a ” A fawn coexist with pendants – eagle with a beak trimmed with diamond, ibis in gold and ebony – or a ring inflated with fantastic skulls in buffalo horn. A rare and very ephemeral exhibition: it ends on February 1st. Run there.

  • Intimate movie-screening evenings at the Jardins du Marais

    Want to watch or re-watch a good movie, coiled in the armchairs of a private movie theater? This is what the Jardins du Marais is offering. Few steps from the Place des Vosges, the hotel opens up a small jewel of luxury to all amateurs of the 7th art. With family, friends or just a couple, simply choose a movie in the video library, let the light sift and enjoy a delicious caramelized popcorn or ice cream in front of the screen. An intimate experience since the room accommodates only eight guests.

  • Studio Job celebrates the 10 years of Carpenters Workshop Gallery

    Carpenters Workshop Gallery continues the anniversary program of its ten years and dedicates, until March 11, its Paris space to an unprecedented exhibition of the famous duo of designers Studio Job. Entitled Here, There, Nowhere, this solo show by Sob Smeets and Nynke Tynagel is the occasion to present a whole series of new creations, as well as some emblematic pieces and, for the first time, drawings. Recognized for their prospective, dreamlike and sometimes provocative approach to design, Studio Job reveals the breadth of its know-how between audacity, exuberance and technical prowess.

  • ISTR reinvents the Oyster Bar

    Arty and warm atmosphere, the ISTR reinterprets the Oyster Bar with tastings of oysters as varied as original, served naturals or accompanied by homemade sauces. But the chef also proposes creations that come out of the ordinary like a cassoulet of lobster and crispy bacon, a foie gras with seaweed confit, a beef cheek Rossini way … So many new recipes that add to the signature dishes of the house , Such as the Lobster Roll or the Salmon Gravax. And for fans of cocktails, Philippe Morin proposes “food & spirits” agreements including an Oyster Shooter (oyster, tomato, vodka). To appreciate from 6PM TO 1AM, accompanied by a festive program rhythmed by DJ sets.

  • Perfumed tea at the Bristol

    On the occasion of the opening of the Grand musée du parfum, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, opposite the Bristol, the Parisian palace offers a unique and gourmet olfactory experience. As part of the Café Antonia, it is now possible to choose the tea you want to taste, as a “nose” selects its chords: not by flying over its name on the menu, but plunging in its aromas. The traditional menu is thus replaced by a tray where are preserved under bells the secret aromas of four different tea blends. A delicate sensory experience, to savor as an additional stopover to the journey of scents within the Perfume Museum.

  • The Notre-Dame Hotel is revisiting the medieval times

    Christian Lacroix is signing the new decoration of the Notre-Dame Hotel in a “revisited medieval ” style. Mixing headboards that reproduce some of the greatest masterpieces of medieval pictorial and Renaissance art and contemporary fabrics, the creator reinvents the decoration of the hotel. Warm and colorful, like the sketches of Christian Lacroix, the rooms of the Hotel Notre-Dame offer a new vision of the great French tradition that combines tapestry, beautiful fabrics and contrasts of colors and patterns. A real lesson of decoration.

  • Youth cure at the Hotel Barrière Le Fouquet's

    Six months is the time it will take for the Hotel Barrière Le Fouquet’s to undergo some renovation and extension work. Until June 30th, the famous establishment of the Golden Triangle will see all its rooms and suites renovated in the style of Jacques Garcia, while 19 new luxurious rooms and suites should be added (in 2018), with a view on the most beautiful Avenue of the world, the Champs-Elysees. As for the Fouquet’s Paris restaurant and L’Escadrille bar, they will be closed from February 25 to May 31, the day after the traditional Caesar dinner to welcome the most beautiful personalities of French and international cinema.

  • By Jardin, to start the year in great shape

    The beginning of the year is a good time to detox. But no way of making it a sad experience: you can treat yourself while remaining chic and greedy. By Jardin offers two exceptional cures, rich in minerals, vitamins and nutrients, available at La Grande Epicerie de Paris until the end of the month. For lovers, the « Tender cure”, slightly sweet, offers a good balance between vegetables, aromatic herbs and fruits. Conceived for a progressive initiation with tastes and flavors, it is a perfect invitation to the discovery of detox cures. For the initiated, the “Intense cure”, very little sweet, allows a detox full of vitamins C in particular with Caesar, one of the two new recipes of the winter. A purifying, nourishing and low-calorie combination of cabbage kale, fennel, turnip, lemon and apple. To start the year in great shape …

  • William Oliveri celebrates Paris Cocktail Week

    If you like elegant cocktails, luxurious bars, the unique atmosphere of the Meurice, then take note of the next Paris Cocktail Week dates. From January 21st to 28th, William Olveri, emblematic figure of the Bar 228 and unforgettable character by his kindness and his talent, will propose two cocktails specially created for the occasion: the Rivoli’s Dream with cocgnac Hennessy and the Gigi Lamoroso (without alcohol) . The opportunity to taste these two creations in one of the deep leather armchairs of the Bar which has welcomed since its opening all the celebrities.

  • Ville de Paris teas and herbal teas

    Determined to bring the capital into the world, the City of Paris has partnered with Comptoirs Richard to offer a range of organic coffees and chocolates. Today, this collaboration is enriched by a range of seven organic teas and herbal teas in the colors of the city of light and its emblematic places. Expert in teas for the Richard house, Lydia Gautier was inspired by the lifestyle of Parisians to develop recipes and exclusive blends. Flânerie sur les quais, Visite d’exception au Champs-de-Mars, Pause gourmande rive droit or even Sieste royale aux Tuileries … as many evocative names that plunge into the elegant universe of the capital.

  • Laurent André settles at the Café de la Paix

    He was known for his light and refined cuisine at the Royal Monceau, here he is at the Café de la Paix. At the age of 48, Laurent André takes over the kitchens from the mythical Parisian restaurant, but also from the InterContinental Paris Le Grand, with the firm intention of giving a youthful touch to the menu without renouncing the great classics of brasserie cuisine such as the Burgundy snails with herbs, or the frog legs with parsley butter. Not to mention those concerned about their line with mimosa eggs and royal crab or a poultry with broth accompanied by winter vegetables. And a few weeks after his arrival, Laurent André clearly shows his ambition: to get – at least – a star for the Café de la Paix!

  • The Royal Monceau invents the "Sprunch"

    Want to combine the benefits of a spa and the gluttony of a brunch? Then the Sprunch is for you! This invention by the Royal Monceau should be a great success: after a time of relaxation and relaxation in the Spa My Blend by Clarins between a swimming pool, sauna, hammam followed by a one-hour Clarins treatment, we head to La Cuisine restaurant to fill up with delicate and refined dishes. For families, the Saturday Brunch offers activities for children, while on Sundays, the offer is even more gourmet with a peeling bench and a wide selection of hot dishes.

  • "Family Pictures" at the MEP

    At the center of many American artists’ work, the family inspired many photographers. The images presented in this exhibition, all from the MEP collection, are not family photographs, in the common sense of the term, but aesthetic projects that form an integral part of the work of photographers, either under the form of image autofictions or series of portraits. The opportunity to (re) discover the photos of Georgia O’Keefe and Alfred Stieglitz, Charis Wilson and Edward Weston, Eleanor and Harry Callahan, Maria and Lee Friedlander, Bebe and Nicolas Nixon, Edith and Emmet Godwin.

  • A new setting for the 130 years of Fauchon

    Ten months of work to restore the luster of the historic cradle of the brand, it is what it took to revisit this emblematic place of the capital on the occasion of the 130th anniversary of Fauchon. On 450 m2, all the gourmet delights of the house are reunited around the five universes of the brand : the gourmet, the cellar, the pastry shop, the tea and the confectionery-chocolate. An exceptional case for this reference of luxury food and delicatessen since 1886. To imagine an ambience at the top of the excellence of the products, Fauchon entrusted Bruno Leroy, architect and interior decorator, but also fine cook and passionated about French art of living. “It is a real ode to gluttony that I wanted to propose thanks to a made-to-measure decor. With the help of noble and refined materials, the 30, Place de la Madeleine boutique becomes a real exceptional setting, inviting pleasure and tasting, “says Bruno Leroy.

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