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Prosecco in Paris: Top 15 Bars for Bubbly

Sometimes regarded as the poor man’s champagne, prosecco is finally getting its due. The sparkling white’s popularity has surged exponentially across the globe over the last five years, extending far beyond its Veneto, Italy origins. While it has popped up in countless bars across the city of lights, these are the top 15 bars to enjoy prosecco in Paris. 1. Bar à ChampagneThe absolutely perfect location for those who “big or go home.” This bar is situated at the top of the Eiffel Tower. While on the pricier side, it is an experience of a lifetime. Sip on an exquisite glass of prosecco as you breathe in the best view of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris 2. Chez GeorgesSince 1952, Chez Georges in Odéon has been an institution. Brimming with charm, you can enjoy a lovely glass of prosecco and a wide variety of other wines. In the day, immerse yourself in classic French ambiance and take part in a game of chess. Boogie the …

The 7 Best Spots for Coffee Cocktails in Paris

While famous for cafés, Paris has never been known for its thriving coffee house culture. Thankfully, the city has finally embraced the artisanal coffee movement, and bars are taking notice. These venues are serving up standout cocktail experiences, infusing java flavour into amazing drinks. Here are the 7 best places for coffee cocktails in Paris. 1. Les Fauves, MontparnasseLes Fauves, a néo-bistrot nestled in Montparnasse, makes a killer cup of coffee. Finish off a decadent meal – like a juice cheeseburger and chocolate lava cake – with their luscious Espresso Martini. Made with Skyy Vodka, Bolivian espresso and cane sugar syrup, it’s a knockout. 33 Boulevard Edgar Quinet, 75014 Paris 2. Park Hyatt Vendome Bar, Le LouvreA short walk from the Louvre, this sleek bar is tucked inside of the [Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme Hotel. Sweet with some heat, their Tijuana Sizzle is a tangy Mezcal-based drink. The cocktail boasts subtle coffee notes which flow beautifully with pepper syrup, apricot, ginger and lime. 5 rue de la Paix, 75002 Paris 3. Candelaria, Le MaraisCandelaria is a …

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 …