The sweet life of the Latin Quarter

In our saga of discovery of Paris, after the district of Belleville and the Buttes Chaumont (read our Preview edition), today, we have an appointment with Agnès Webster, Chairman of the famous perfumer Maison Fragonard. We find her at the mythical Café de Flore in the heart of Saint-Germain- des-Près, one of the high places of artistic and literary creation since the end of the 19th century. “After years of weekly round trips between Grasse and the capital, I have lived in Paris for two years.

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Diving in a cosmopolitan suburb

For our last day with a Parisian purebred, we have a rendezvous with Emma to the east of Paris, in the heart of the Belleville district.

We meet for lunch at Buono Sans Bello, a small Italian restaurant, “which has become the HQ of our family”, explains Emma. “Homemade fresh pasta is to die for, as are desserts, and the atmosphere is great!”. We look at the chalkboard (because the menu changes every day, fresh products oblige) and let ourselves be tempted by Casarecce Pugliese followed by a succulent tiramisu.

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