Ô Mon Dieu, A Female Artisan Chocolatier in Paris
Visiting Paris is like peeling back the layers of an onion in reverse order. First there is the center: Saint-Germain-des-Prés,the Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, the Eiffel Tower, the Marais, Notre Dame and Sainte Chapelle, to name a few of the best known sights. A second layer might include the north Marais, the Canal Saint-Martin, Oberkampf and Bastille. In yet another layer might be found the large parks and gardens at the edges of Paris, the Père Lachaise cemetery and the Bagnolet neighborhood.
The rue de Bagnolet, which is situated just to the south of Père Lachaise, is an example of an authentic Paris neighborhood, perhaps a bit gentrified, but still meriting the adjectives “authentic” and “neighborhood,” as opposed to the concentration of global brand boutiques and absentee landlord apartments in Saint-Germain and the Marais…
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