I am just now starting to discover some of the gems that northern Paris has to offer. The latest find is the industrial Café Lomi in the 18th arrondissement. As you walk through the door, you feel like you’ve left the French capital … Continue reading
The fifth arrondissement has yet another treasure that can be found on rue Mouffetard. Jean-Baptiste, one of the co-founders, opened Dose, Dealer of Cafe in December with his cousin. Both alumni of business schools and passionate about entrepreneurship (it runs in … Continue reading
I work best at my many coffices (coffee shop + office). The best part about being a coffice girl is that you can find one in every city! As you know, some of my favorites in Paris are Kozy, Loustic, and the … Continue reading
My latest discovery in the 9th arrondissement is the darling Marlette. I had cafe lust for a few weeks until one Friday afternoon, I was finally able to try it with some of my favorite ladies in Paris. It was … Continue reading
There’s nothing lovelier than a pause café with friends on a sunny Friday afternoon. Hana, Faye, and I met for a coffee at the trendy Café Kitsuné in the 1e arrondissement. One of the hubs of Paris Fashion Week craziness, the cafe was … Continue reading
An avid caffeine lover, I love starting my day off with a hot cup of black coffee. But the best way to start the day is by having the coffee with a friend. Since Parisian apartments are on the smaller … Continue reading
Coffee date, anyone?
With views of the Seine, La Caféothèque de Paris is a great place to sit and relax with a coffee and pastry. There are plenty of tables and couches to sit on, plus they have an incredible coffee bean selection from all over the world that you can enjoy in-house or chez toi. What makes La Caféothèque stand out is its commitment to providing the absolute best coffee from all over the world to their customers.
This 4e arrondissement gem also hosts a variety of events, including concerts, recitals, and art expositions, which they’ve dubbed “Café-i-culture”. You can check out this month’s schedule online here.
My experience at La Caféothèque was lovely. Two friends and I had a wonderful afternoon laughing, catching up, and enjoying our delicious coffees. The greenery inside made it seem like we were in a rustic, tropical place, all the while looking out at the Seine.
La Caféothèque de Paris
52 Rue de l’Hôtel de ville
“On prend un café?”
My answer to this is always “oui!” I am always up for coffee. What makes a little caffeine even better is if it’s accompanied by something sweet.
My favorite dessert, apart from the moelleux or mi-cuit au chocolat, is the café gourmand.
A café gourmand is a “culinary concept aiming at proposing an espresso and a bunch of mignardises at the same time, served on the same plate.”
If you can’t decide which dessert to pick, pas de souci (no problem). Just order this winner; you can have your cake and eat it, too!