Category Archives: 1st arrondisement

La Femme Mange Udon at Sanukiya

For the past few years, Kunitoraya on Rue St Anne had monopolized Paris’ udon scene, leading to long lines outside its cramped main branch on a daily basis and the establishment of a second, chic-er offshoot. Now a worthy new … Continue reading

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La Femme Boit Chocolate Chaud Chez Jean Paul Hevin

What began as a great outing this afternoon unfortunately concluded with a stolen iphone in the midst of tourist-infested Montmartre. Losing something is never pleasant, and I  necessarily accorded myself enough time to blame my own carelessness and gripe about … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange the Chef’s Menu at Verjus

We had the occasion to dine at Verjus for P’s birthday 2 weeks ago. This was a restaurant I had been planning to visit even before it opened late 2011. Its American proprietors, Laura and Braden Perkins ran the popular … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Ramen at Kotteri Ramen Naritake

If your idea of a cold weather treat is a a scalding hot bowl of noodle soup, then you will not be disappointed with the ramen at Naritake (short for Kotteri Ramen Naritake). It is  a relatively new Japanese noodle … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Spring

Forgive me if my account of our meal at Spring is on the short side. After all, it has been 3 action-packed weeks since our dinner, and I, if anything, had imbibed a little too much wine that evening, rendering … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Rognon de Veau at Chez Denise

It was a stroke of genius to bring the visiting Hongkongers to Chez Denise. Not only is the husband a card-carrying member of the meat lovers tribe, but the wife is also a big fan of offals, tendons and other … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Afternoon Tea at Laduree & Angelina

One reason I love traveling is that when I’m a tourist, I live in an alternate universe where the foreign currency isn’t real money (thus I have to spend it all before I head home) and calories do not count … Continue reading

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