Category Archives: Holidays in Paris

Celebrating Thanksgiving 2016 in Paris

Haven’t sorted out your Thanksgiving holiday plans yet? No need to freak out. We’ve rounded up a few resources to help our American readers, as well as any locals who’ll be sharing the table this year.

Our Holiday Gift Guide

Eiffel Tower bread knives be banished! This year, give the Francophile foodie in your life the perfect present – be it edible (or quaffable) or not – using our handy gift guide. We’ve canvassed some of Paris’ top food retailers, writers and producers to find

What’s Open around Christmas & New Year’s?

The vast majority of Paris restaurants will be closed from before Christmas until after the New Year, with many reopening on January 3. To help you navigate this tricky period, we’ve contacted the restaurants in Our Paris Guide and have compiled a detailed calendar of restaurant closures.

Paris Restaurants for Ringing in the New Year

The vast majority of Paris restaurants will be closed through January 2, but a few will be open to help you celebrate the New Year. There are no bargains at this time of year, but we’ve broken down your options, most ranging from 90€ to (gasp!) 700€.

The 2011 Bûches de Noël

Ho ho ho! We hope that you’ve enjoyed counting down the days before Christmas with a new Bûche de Noël every morning. Our final cake, boasting edible fungus and a silver saw, comes from Pierre Hermé. Happy holidays, everyone!

Our Guide to the Holidays in Paris

Paris Restaurants during the Holidays The vast majority of restaurants in Our Guide to Paris will close during the week between Christmas and the New Year. Because their schedules vary and are rarely posted online, we’ve tracked down our favorite restaurants to ask when they’ll