City Detail – The Simply Luxurious Life®


My daily muse of inspiration. After a handful of visits, discover the haunts I highly recommend you check out on your next visit to the City of Light.

59 RdS Bakery
Bakeries are everywhere, but baguette baking is a serious business. This bakery has one the award for the best baguette. Stop in and see exactly what a quality French baguette should taste like.
The famed tea house that Coco Chanel frequented, sip the decadent chocolat chaud and nibble on a macaroon.
Gabrielle Geppert
Hermés, Chanel, Dior. It's here and it's far more affordable. A dream of a designer consignment boutique.
Great Pacific
With live music each week, and a casual, community vibe, enjoy their pizzas, sandwiches, and croissant sandwiches, or stop in to pick up your favorite wine for your evening dinner party.
Haven in Paris
A luxury Parisian vacation rental that makes you feel at home. With a personal concierge to welcome you and be at your call of need if you have a question, all rentals are pristine and ideally located.
Jacques Genin Chocolates
A gourmet chocolate shop where the chocolate is displayed like jewelry.
La Grand Épicerie
Your gourmet grocery on the left bank. Located below the Bon Marché. Two dreams in one!
Cloud-like macaroons, visit any of the three locations to spoil your sweet tooth.
Le Grand Colbert
Fantastic service! You'll remember this restaurant from the movie "Something’s Gotta to Give".
Address: 2 Rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen
The world’s largest flea market Sat, Sun, Mon 10-6. Take a cab as it is just on the fringe of the city.
Palais Royale
A favorite must-see spot. Boutiques, a quiet, cozy garden, restaurants and those black and white cylinders.
Paris by Mouth
Tour the City of Light according to your palate's favorite foods. Taste and walk. Learn and listen in your own language.
Pierre Hermé
Amazing macarons and other pastries. Step inside and dare to dream.
The famed sourdough rounds, melt in your mouth chocolate croissants and “punishment” cookies.
Telescope Cafe
Find it behind the Palais Royale, and look for a all of the wooden owls adorning the decor. A truly local haunt that knows how to brew a cup of jo.