While I travel to Paris often as the founder of Paris, Perfected, New York City is home. And I feel lucky that there are a variety of talented French chefs in the city that are bringing the French café vibes. I love the café culture that the French have made more popular stateside and truly […]

French Cafes in New York City

11 Best French Cafés in NYC


September 8, 2022

What to do in Dumbo

What to Do in Dumbo


June 27, 2022

Dumbo is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Brooklyn. I’ve lived next to it for over six years now in neighboring Brooklyn Heights and it has been fun to watch its development as more New Yorkers made the move to Brooklyn from Manhattan. Dumbo stands for Down Under the Manhattan Bride Overpass. The neighborhood is […]

I’ve lived in Brooklyn Heights for over six years and absolutely love calling this charming neighborhood home. This small nook of Brooklyn is right on the East River and offers so much to see and do. I first fell for the beautiful tree lined streets and gorgeous brownstones but it is the warm community that […]

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What to Do in Brooklyn Heights


October 28, 2021

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Favorite French Spots in NYC + What to Order


October 25, 2021

Given what a Francophile I am, I’m grateful to live in New York City where there’s a handful of excellent spots that can give me my French fix when I want one. I generally find that a lot of French food in the states – and especially in New York City – is overpriced and […]

There is no shortage of cute coffee shops across New York but I definitely play favorites when it comes to getting my caffeine fixes. I personally don’t ever go to Starbucks unless I’m at an airport as I’d personally rather support smaller, more boutique shops on the reg. That being said I now typically make […]

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The Best Coffee Shops in New York City


June 26, 2021

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The Best Places to Get Pampered in New York


June 18, 2021

After nearly nine in New York you could say I’ve done my due diligence on finding the best spots to get primped + pampered. I’ve had the pleasure of also frequenting certain spots for various press events but today I’m sharing my holy grail spots of where I can always rely on to be left […]