Blog posts tagged 'paris'

Yam’Tcha gallery added

During our last trip to Paris, our final meal was at the one-Michelin-starred Yam’Tcha, and I’m happy to be able to share those photos today. Unique to Paris, but certainly welcome, Yam’Tcha features French-inspired cuisine married with Asian flavors. Chef Grattard, a French native, studied at L’Astrance in Paris and Bo Innovation in Hong Kong. Both are famed Michelin-starred restaurants, but serve completely different cuisines. The idea for Yam’Tcha, which translates to “the hour of tea,” came to Grattard and...

L’Astrance gallery added

No trip to Paris would be complete without dinner in at least one Michelin-starred restaurant. On our last trip, we visited two: L'Astrance and Yam'Tcha. Both were fantastic and I have photos from Astrance to share today. Situated just across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower, Astrance's location could not be more idyllic. The creative, seven-course, modern-French tasting menu was elegantly presented and delicious. There were some unique standouts like a mushroom, foie gras, apple tart and jasmine...

Streets of Paris gallery added

After departing Barcelona, the next stop on our May 2013 around-the-world adventure took Jon and me back to one of our favorite European cities: Paris. The weather was cool and rainy but that didn't keep us from exploring whenever possible. Having already seen many of the typical Paris tourist destinations, we decided to relax and "live-like-a-local" more this time around. As a result, many of the photos are not your typical Paris travel photos, but rather urban landscapes depicting...