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La Femme Mange Mange authentic Indonesian cooking in Paris

Can you keep a secret? You sure? Ok here goes… 49 Rue Cortambert Afraid you can’t pick out the address amongst its neighbors in residential 16eme? No worries. The red and white flag at the gate should be a good … Continue reading

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Tips to a cheap(er) Paris visit

If there’s one thing my stint as a non-income producing housewife/student in Paris has taught me, it is how to stretch a penny while still enjoying the finer things in life. That was a timely skill to learn, since I … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange a final bistro meal au Comptoir de l’Arc

If you had one meal left in Paris after 15 dreamlike months in the city of light, where would you go? If I had been better at planning, I might have booked that blowout gastronomic event at a Michelin starred … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange duck at Domaine de Lintillac

I don’t believe I’ve eaten as much duck as I’ve have while living in Paris. Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of duck specialists in Singapore and a lot of opportunities to eat the quacking fowl. It’s just that … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Crepes in Paris

Our final weeks in Paris were a blitz of activity: packing, exams, graduation ceremonies, logistics and of course eating all those things we’d miss once back in Singapore. I love crepes and their savory siblings, the galette, so I made … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Parisian specialities at Terroir Parisien

A year and some months in Paris has taught me that there is no such thing as a typical French dish. Instead, what we foreigners have assumed to be bonafide French dishes: boeuf bourguignon, duck confit, crepes, etc., are in … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange afternoon tea at Café Musée Jacquemart-André

Many things I will miss from our Paris days, of which tea-time is high on the list. It is an afternoon ritual I’ve picked up during this year of sabbatical, where idleness is a virtue, decadent french patisseries rites of … Continue reading

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