Category Archives: 15th arrondisement

La Femme Mange a discounted meal at Krishna Bhavan

Paris is an expensive city to live in, and it is most apparent to us whenever we eat out during our travels to the other parts of the country and find ourselves with a bill 20-30% or even lower than … Continue reading

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Le Femme Mange Le Cassé Noix

We ended up at Cassé Noix last Monday when our original plans fell through and we had to scramble for a last minute substitute that was preferably close to home. For a hastily made plan though, dinner was not bad … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Razor Clams and Pig Ears at La Cantine du Troquet Dupleix

The choice of where to go for a first meal after a long trans-Atlantic flight is a tricky one. Should you pick somewhere memorable to mark the beginning of the holiday, or play it by ear for the fear that … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange A Neighborhood Lunch at Le Bélisaire

When a neighborhood restaurant is full on a random weekday afternoon to the point they have to deny walk-in customers, chances are 1) the food’s pretty good and/or 2) they offer an attractive lunch deal. In Le Bélisaire’s case, it was … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Jadis

It’s been a year since P and I moved to Paris, and our impending return just turned inevitable when P’s replacement V and his wife G arrived in the City of Lights, rented their apartment, signed onto a Bouygues contract … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange au Chez Picard

There are many things my husband can do: play the piano by ear, translate archaic Chinese text into English, buy me flowers once a year etc. One thing he can’t do however, is cook. Besides dishwashing and the occasional pot-stirring, … Continue reading

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Fete de la Gastronomie at Le Cordon Bleu

Surprisingly for a nation so proud of its culinary heritage, the inaugural Fete de la Gastronomie, a nationwide festival with 4000-odd large and small events, came and went on the 23th of September without much fanfare. Ask the regular folk … Continue reading

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