Caroline de Maigret’s best picks in town

© Cafe Stella
Cafe Stella feels like Paris

I love coming here for drinks or to have dinner whenever I’m in Los Angeles. It’s chic,…

Back to tape

Since I bought my beautiful car, I switched back to audio tapes. The sound is warmer and,…

Hunting for treasures at The Last Bookstore

This bookstore is incredible. It sells both old and new books, and it’s a real treasure trove….

Son of a fish

One evening, I went to Son of a Gun for dinner, a fish restaurant in Beverley Grove. The…

© Le Pantruche
The real Pigalle is at Le Pantruche

This amazing restaurant is located right near where I live, in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. I go…

When Japan meets the Mediterranean

A great spot, right near where I live, in the North of the 9th arrondissement in Paris. Pacchio…

Clover Grill restaurant
Nicolas Lobbestael
The Clover Grill

A new address entirely dedicated to cuisine over a wood fire. I love this typically Parisian brasserie…

sunset in Santa Monica cdm diary
All I want to do in Santa Monica

I am a tourist when it comes to LA and I’ve always had the fantasy of it…

Ito Eat dining room.
Dinner at Ito’s

  A Japanese kitchen to die for, right amidst the fun of Pigalle. No sushi here, just…

galerie bouvier leny cdm diary
Design made in France

The Bouvier – Le Ny gallery just opened on the Rue de Tournon in the heart of…

le caroussel paris pigalle cdm diary
New place in town:
Le Carrousel

A stone’s throw from the Moulin Rouge, this gorgeous vintage cabaret built for Josephine Baker, complete with…

Chez Sape and Co
Unexpected fashion
trip in Paris

At Sape & Co., Barbès. Little Africa, a great guide for African adresses in Paris: original artists, designers,…