Off the beaten track

Odorantes is a tiny flower shop located in a quiet residential street in 6th arrondissement of Paris. In the shop window stuffed colourful parrots are hidden in the flowers. Inside a small selection of roses, peonies and lilacs smell incredibly good.

Odorantes – 9 rue Madame 75006 Paris –

From today, the foundation Louis Vuitton is presenting around 100 paintings and works on paper once owned by the British textiles industrialist Samuel Courtauld (1876-1947). A descendant of French Huguenots who settled in London in the late 17th century, he was ahead of his time in collecting works by artists such as Renoir, Manet, Gauguin, Cézanne and Van Gogh in 1920s Britain. Having made a fortune from the manufacture of viscose, Courtauld could afford “the best” and regularly bought from dealers in Paris, says Ernst Vegelin, the director of the Courtauld Gallery.

Balagan provides a great change of palate with their take on Israeli cuisine. So if you need a night off from buttery escargots, or hearty confit de canard, then Balagan is a great place for you.

Some people may tell you that their food was not super delicious and that is was just good. However , the general vibe of the place , design , service all these three components in general make them like this place. Vibrant place with a nice food. Could be a good choice for those who want to have lunch, try something different from traditional French food and enjoy the time.

9 Rue d'Alger, 75001 Paris

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