Category Archives: 8th arrondisement

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 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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La Femme Mange Dejeuner at L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon (Etoile)

Last Monday, Ms Pomme, Madame Colombe, her friend L2 and I called our inaugural “ladies who lunch” meeting into motion. While my group of lady friends loves food and the camaraderie around the dining table, we are neither encrusted in jewelry … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange an Anniversary lunch at Le Cinq

2011 was a landmark year for P and me, not least because we got hitched this day last year. The ensuing days of marriage flew by as we chalked up travel photos, tender moments and even surviving a near death … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Sichuan Cuisine at Le Bistro de Pekin

Chili lovers often lament the lack of spicy food in Paris, that the butter and cream rich French dishes are too bland for them, and that the seasoning at ethnic restaurants have been dialed down to appeal to local tastes. … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange: Boulangepicier

Before she moved back east, the girl from Penang set me up with one of her closest friends in Paris. It took many months but we were finally both back in town after the rentrée and got together at long … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange a Birthday Treat at Ledoyen

Whose birthday, you ask? Not mine, which is coming in a few weeks (hint hint), but my new father-in-law who is here with the rest of P’s family to celebrate his 60th. So last week, we descended upon Ledoyen for … Continue reading

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