Month: May 2019

Lulu White: New Orleans Flare in Pigalle

Lulu White stands out from the other line of bars on the increasingly trendy Rue Frochot in Pigalle. The bar is inspired by real life New Orleans legend, the madame of notorious brothel Mahogany Hall during Louisiana’s Storyville period at the turn of the 20th century. Like its sister Little Red Door, you won’t find a sign on the door here. Its dark, discrete façade hints at its old-school speakeasy theme. As soon as you walk in, you are greeted by a neon light depicting Lulu White herself. You turn the corner are instantly struck by how surprisingly elegant this tiny treasure is. But don’t worry, despite its killer cool vibes, the staff is nothing but friendly and unpretentious. They take their time to help you pick out the best cocktail based on your taste. An ode to New Orleans, jazz musicians play live almost every night. They do switch it up, however, with an eclectic playlist. Expect the likes of everything from The Strokes and Howlin’ Wolf to French electronic. The jazzy backdrop adds flavour …

Top 8 Beer Gardens in Paris

You don’t have to venture to Germany for a great beer garden experience. The city of lights is giving Oktoberfest a run for its money. There are plenty of outdoor venues where you can enjoy hundreds of varieties of beers from across the globe. Here are the top 8 beer gardens in Paris. 1. KIEZ BiergartenTransport yourself to good ole’ Deutschland at this house of delectable delights. In addition to the large, creative space, they serve up frothy beers by the stein at reasonable rates. Located in the increasingly popular 17th near Guy Môquet, the also have a great menu of German classics such as curry wurst, pretzels and apple strudel.  24 Rue Vauvenargues, 75018 Paris 2. In the GardenA great array of craft beers and their cheaper alternatives, In The Garden is an exciting Roquette bar located a short walk from the famous Père Lachaise Cemetery. Great rock music and cool clientele gives it a slight anarchist vibe. Stop on in for a pint and a laugh. 39 Rue Saint-Maur, 75011 Paris 3. Point …

6 Best Salsa Spots in Paris

In recent years, Latin American culture has swept over Paris, adding flavour and heat to the city of lights. Embrace the Latin wave with an energetic night of salsa dancing. An upbeat and rhythmic style of dance, salsa can be enjoyed all year round, especially when cocktails are involved. Here are the seven best salsa bars in Paris.