Word of Mouth: Paris

From natural wine bars to sophisticated accommodations, some of our favorite spots in the City of Light

Like any dynamic city, Paris is ever-evolving. As frequent visitors, we try to keep up with all cultural developments. While we remain faithful to our beloved stalwart bars and restaurants, there are always new or undiscovered venues to visit—be it bars, cafes, galleries or places to rest your head. Some of the selections in this guide aren’t secrets, but have been renovated or reinvented, others …

Monty’s Deli Opens in London

The market stall upgrades into a full proper delicatessen

With humble beginnings as a bustling market stall on Druid Street, East London’s Monty’s Deli—thanks to a successful Kickstarter that helped raise more than £50,000—has just opened its doors as a brick-and-mortar restaurant. With the additional kitchen space and actual seating, it means preparing Jewish classics for even more hungry mouths. This is one of the few places in the city to make their salt …

Hoxton Street Monster Supplies, London

The historic shop partners with Ministry of Stories for imaginative products and a literacy program

Legend has it that Hoxton Street Monster Supplies has been located in the same spot on Hoxton Street in London since 1818. If you walked past the shop a few years ago and thought you saw a job center, that’s just because the shop—purveyor of all things horrific and terrifying—has only been visible to humans since 2010, when it also started working with charity Ministry …