Archive for the 'Nightlife & Parties' Category


Booze in Bastille

The streets around Bastille are bursting with bars serving cheap drinks that pull in a young, lively crowd. And while there is no shortage of options, there aren’t many that manage to stand out from the crowd. However, I stopped in at the Café Moderne with my friend Caroline recently, and found they’re well on […]

The Clandestine Castor Club

First impression: the decor delivers something totally different and difficult to describe. When I wrote about Castor Club for WBB, I called it “colonial hunting lodge meets English gentlemen’s club.” Since then, I’ve seen it referred to as a lodge in Iceland, a Norwegian village tavern, something from Twin Peaks, and a Siberian chalet. And somehow all of these […]

Discovering Beer in a Wine Country

France is known for its wine, not for its beer. But there is a growing number of microbreweries in France and some produce beer that can compete with the best. Brittany in particular has some fantastic beer, along with (not surprisingly) the region near the Belgium border and Alsace. Despite all the fine wine at […]

Boxer Shorts Bar

The word of the day for the non-French speaking readers is caleçon, which means boxer shorts. And not long ago, two young frenchies combined the concept of “calecon” with “bar” to create the Calbar; where the boys behind the bar sport boxers shorts. I first stopped in several months back to have some fun for […]

Gone Fishin’

The Experimental Group expansion continues at an impressive clip with their sixth local opening. Just next door to their already established Beef Club, the Fish Club brings Peruvian-inspired drinking and dining to Paris. Recently, Catherine and I stopped in to taste test and talk cocktails. Designed by Dorothee Meilichzon, this venture is a change from […]

Free Music Fest Begins Today!

Not only does the Festival FNAC LIVE feature 32 different performances, but the four-day event, which takes place outside the city’s Parvis de l’Hotel de Ville, is also completely gratis. The concert promises a range of established and up-and-coming artists from the likes of Isaac Delusion to Mesparrow. For more details, you can find the schedule […]

A New Wave Cave

When a 50-something friend told me she had discovered an amazing nightlife venue in Paris, I knew it had to be great. My own trips to Social Montmartre and other clubs have proved off-putting, but this place, according to my friend, was the sort of all-ages, anything-goes happening that only seems to take place in […]

Debauchery in Mind

After you experience a lot of nightlife in Paris, the glitzy barhopping starts to feel stale, leaving behind only a craving for an experience with less fuss and more edge. That’s why I decided to swap the usual debonair bar jam-packed with natty sophisticates for a laid-back evening at la Folie en Tête. I nosed […]

Jazz Babies of Paris

For many years I’ve been reading about how jazz is dying. It seems to stay alive, but it’s definitely not one of the top music genres in the U.S., even in the region where it was born, the South. (Although this weekend is the New Orleans Jazz Festival, which I heartily recommend even to non-jazz-lovers. […]

A Top Resto’s New Wine Bar

The team behind the much-lauded restaurant Septime (which featured again this year on the World’s Best Restaurant list) has opened a wine shop-cum-wine bar just around the corner from its main address in the 11th arrondissement. Pop into the charming Septime La Cave to pick up a bottle from their vast selection from not just France, but […]

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