January 2014 Obsessions

Bonjour! January came to an end. What were my obsessions last month?   N°1 obsession : la truffe noire, from December until March. At home or in restaurants this January,  I have eaten truffles with eggs, with scallops, with pasta and with potatoes. I have until March to try it with cheese and with meat. …

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A Winter Outfit – OOTD

I am currently packing for a 10-day trip and everything needs to fit an Easyjet standard carry-on. All my clothes need to be versatile and be worn in 14°C Barcelona, 5°C Brussels, and -1°C Budapest. Below is an outfit I intend to wear for a night out in a trendy restaurant. I will definitely post …

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In Lust with Mikimoto

Bonjour! Today’s Tuesday Random is about jewelry. Again. I can’t help myself. One of my all-time favorite shops on Place Vendôme is the exquisite Japanese jeweler Mikimoto. This specific shop on Place Vendôme opened in 1986 but Mikimoto opened its first shop in 1899 in Ginza, Tokyo. Since then, it is best known for providing jewelry worn …

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Bourgogne wine tour 101

Today’s Tuesday random topic is wine, specifically wine from Burgundy. It took me a while to publish a post about wine because as a French national, I take wine very seriously and it’s an intimidating subject because no matter how much you learn, there’s always so much you don’t know. So this post is about …

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