If spending a sunny day cooped up indoors and working away on your laptop sounds like torture, then head to les Têtes Brulées. This sunlit spot, located just off the legendary rue Montorgeuil, boasts one of the sunniest terraces in town. Thanks to the service continu, you can order a snack or even a full-blown meal anytime all that brain activity sparks the munchies. With a stream of passersby worthy of a Gatsby party scene, this urban landscape will cure even the toughest case of writer’s block—or at least make for an amusing study break.
21, rue de Turbigo, 75002. 01 40 28 94 16. Open Mon–Sun, 7 a.m.–2 a.m.