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Le Mary Celeste

spiced cucumbers

The cocktail resurgence has hit Paris big-time (and it’s hit me too), and the team who created Candelaria and Glass, two of my favorite places in Paris, have another hit on their hands with Le Mary Celeste. This corner bar in the Marais is named after a ship in the nineteenth century that left New York and was later found adrift and abandoned. No one ever found out what happened to the crew, who left all their personal belongings and valuables behind, but the boat was also found fully stocked with barrels of alcohol.

Le Mary Celeste cocktail - Rain Dog

I don’t think many – or any – of those barrels landed in Paris, although there is no shortage of things to drink around here. Wine has historically been the drink of choice, although beer seems to have overtaken les vins in popularity judging from all the young people drinking pints in cafés. But gaining traction are cocktails of quality.

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Sunday Booksigning in Paris

I’ll be joining the kids at The House That Jack Built during their Fashion Week Jumble Sale for a booksigning in Paris.

The event will be taking place this Sunday, February 24th and I’ll be there from 12 to 2:30pm signing books. You can pick up copies of The Perfect Scoop. Ready for Dessert, and The Sweet Life in Paris. (You can bring previously purchased books for signing as well.)

JACK'S JUMBLE PFW

Fashion Week Jumble Sale
Le Mary Celeste
1 rue Commines (3rd)
Sale from Noon to 5pm, Booksigning Noon to 2:30pm.
(Map)

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