La Manufacture du Chocolat Alain Ducasse in Paris

I am savoring a box of exquisite chocolates as I’m typing this post. Star chef Alain Ducasse opened his first chocolate boutique ever in Paris last week, and as a choco-addict of course I had to visit and come back home with a little souvenir. The boutique is located near Place de la Bastille, quite…

NY diary: Midtown Manhattan and skyscrapers

Every time I live abroad, Papa and Maman Ritournelle never fail to pay me a visit for a week or so. As they spent time with me here in New York until Friday, I took time off work in favor of my hostess duties and did not write my usual weekly post. Now that my…