Results tagged Context Travel from David Lebovitz

  December I’ll be heading by train to Boston (yay – no airports!), for an appearance at Milk Street cooking school with Chris Kimball. That event is sold-out but there’s an open-to-all event at Flour Bakery + Café in Cambridge on December 13th with owner/baker Joanne Chang. If you plan to come, please RSVP so they know how many people to expect. On December 19th at 7pm,…

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Before getting ready to fly back to France after the recent holiday, friends invited me to join them on a trip to Havana. I couldn’t make it, but the next best thing is taking the bus to Philadelphia, I’m also juggling urgings to go to Los Angeles, New Caledonia, Mexico City, Vietnam, Florence, Honolulu, Miami, Florence, Oaxaca, Bulgaria, Iran, Gascony, Lyon, Rome, Chicago, Chiang Mai, Sicily, Toronto,…

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This Saturday, I’m going to be having a meet-up at La Cocotte bookshop in Paris. I’ll be there from 3-5pm, and will be there to sign your books, have a drink, and enjoy a few treats from Ready for Dessert… My friends at Context Travel will be providing libations as well as giving away some of their Paris walking tours to attendees. See you there!…

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Yesterday, I was passing through the Place de l’Opéra, and saw this mob outside the Air France office. And the line snaked around the block. I took a picture and went home to happily finish packing for my trip, which was going to start tomorrow. I must be living in a volcanic cloud of my own, and indeed, when I woke up, there was an…

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Dinner at Hidden Kitchen On May 13, I’ll be hosting a dinner at the always-booked Hidden Kitchen in association with the folks at Context Travel. Local food gem Meg Zimbeck will join me, and aside from a super dinner, guests will also get a copy of my upcoming book, Ready For Dessert. There’s just a few spaces left, It’s now sold out, so if you’ve…

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This Sunday, December 6th from 3-5pm, I’ll be doing a booksigning with Heather Stimmler-Hall of Secrets of Paris, author of The Naughty Paris Guide, and Keith Spicer, author of Paris Passions. We’ll be hosted by Context Travel in Paris and Oliver Magny of O-Château, who will be providing libations (ie: wine). Since it’s the holidays, if you’re good, I might even bring some Friendship Bars…depending…

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La Cocotte Booksigning and Get-Together This Saturday, June 27th, from 4pm to 5:30pm, I’ll be signing books and meeting folks at La Cocotte bookshop in Paris, located at 5, rue Paul Bert. (Métro: Faidherbe-Chaligny) There’s going to be wine, women (and men), and if you get there early enough, Dulce de Leche Brownies for all.

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I’m often asked about kid-friendly things to do in Paris. Since I don’t have any kids (at least I don’t think I do…) I asked my friend Paul Bennett, a writer who runs Context Travel and has three small children, to contribute a guest post: Top Ten Things to Do in With Kids in Paris. Thanks Paul!… -DL It always sounds glamorous when I tell…

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Many visitors to Paris wish to rent their own apartments for a variety of reasons, from wanting to save money, to “living like a local.” In the last few years, Air BnB (started in 2008) and similar rentals have popped up, making a big splash in the Paris rental market. If you’re looking to rent an apartment there are now scores of websites and companies that rent…

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