This week’s guest was Carin Olsson, the Swede behind the hit website Paris in Four Months.
Hey, maybe you’re one of the million people who follow her on Instagram.
In the podcast episode, we talk about what it’s like to be an “influencer”, the man who walks his pig on the Ile Saint Louis, and the best cafes, restaurants, and bars in Paris.
Now perhaps you don’t have 30 minutes to listen to the episode, so here are her answers for the best cafes and bars and restaurants in the city.
Remember, I put her on the spot with these questions, there’s a much fuller list of her recommendations here on her site.
But on The Earful Tower, she reeled off the following places. And don’t forget, as Carin said, as long as you’ve got good company, a bottle of wine, and some space on a terrace, you can never really go wrong in Paris.
Good cafes in Paris
Telescope cafe, 5 Rue Villedo, 75001 Paris.
Coutume cafe, 47 Rue de Babylone, 75007 Paris.
O’Coffeeshop, 23 Rue de Lourmel, 75015 Paris.
Cafe Oberkampf, 3 Rue Neuve Popincourt, 75011 Paris.
Cafe Mericourt, 22 Rue de la Folie Méricourt, 75011 Paris.
Good places for a drink
Frenchie Wine Bar, 6 Rue du Nil, 75002 Paris.
Septime Cave, 80 Rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris.
Hero for its ” fried chicken and heavenly pork buns”, 289 Rue Saint Denis, 75002 Paris.
Seoul Mama for the “Korean and Indian flavours and especially the fried chicken”, 33 Rue Violet, 75015 Paris.
Hotel Le Meurice for the “dreamy eggs Benedict”, 228 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris.
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That’s it! If you like these tips, be sure to check out The Earful Tower’s Guide to Paris.
The Earful Tower’s Guide to Paris
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