I am outside a bar in the Rue du Faubourg Montmartre in the 9th arrondissement, just around the corner from the Grand Boulevards metro station. I ate an underwhelming meal in the chaotic Le Bouillon Chartier next door, a 120+ year old grand European café that has seen better days. Upon leaving, we stumbled upon Café H which is where I’m now sitting, practically dancing … Continue reading Chasing the Ghosts of Days Gone: A Dispatch from Paris
Cafe Boheme is one of my very favourite places in London. I vividly remember walking through a bitterly cold Soho after my Italian class back in January 2016 to go there for something to eat. I was crestfallen to discover it had closed and it would remain closed for a 2-year refurbishment. Feeling relieved it hadn’t closed for good but still disappointed, I patiently waited … Continue reading A Soho institution: A Dispatch From Cafe Boheme.