I want to thank everyone who took the time to answer the Eye Prefer Paris Tenth Anniversary Quiz.
And the winners are ……
Michele will receive a copy of the new edition of Writers in Paris by David Burke published Paris Writers Press
Diane will receive a copy of The Angels of Paris by Rosemary Flannery
Cheryl will receive a 7.5" X 10" photo print of Nuit de l'Opera by Meredith Mullins Barbara will receive a copy of Mad about Macarons by Jill Colonna
Vicki will receive a 11” X 14” photo print of Woman in Yellow by Ellen Feldman
Pete will receive a copy of Sade’s Publisher by Jean-Jacques Pauvert translated into English by Lynn Jeffress published by Paris Writers Press
Ann Marie will receive a copy of French War Brides in America: An Oral History by Hilary Kaiser
Congratulations to the winners!
I also want to thank everyone for their kind and supportive messages and emails for my anniversary. Here’s to another ten years of Eye Prefer Paris!
The correct answers to the quiz are highlighted below in yellow.
1. 2006- What rock concert did I attend in July 2006?
B-Guns and Roses
2. 2007- What fashion exhibit featured a top French fashion designer with a prominent choreographer?
A- Jessica Simpson
B- Karl Lagerfeld
C-Jean Paul Gaultier
3. 2008- Who was my first Parisian of the Month?
4.2009- Which concept store that included a bookshop, restaurant, and vintage clothing department opened near the Marais?
5. 2010- Which restaurant on the Ile de Cite did Lynn and I have our Lunch with Lynn/Under 20 Eats?
D- Au Bougnat
6. 2011- Which store featured holiday windows with Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel?
B- Galeries Lafayette
C- Le Bon Marche
7. 2012- What famous Parisian did I come close to meeting in his private garden?
B- President Hollande
C- Marion Cotillard
8. 2013-Which restaurant serves the delicious Bresse chickens?
A- Le Coq Rico
B- Chicken Delite
C- L’ami Louis
9. 2014- What musical based on a classic American musical film had it’s premiere in Paris?
A- The Color Purple
B- Singin in the Rain
D- An American in Paris
10- 2015- What country and region did Vincent and I take a beach holiday at?
A- France, the Riviera
B- Italy, Puglia
C- U.S. , Coney Island
D- Portugal, the Algarve
Eye Prefer Paris Postcards
I am thrilled to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Postcards, a 3, 6 or 12-month subscription service where the subscriber receives three physical postcards of my iconic Paris photos every month. Each month will have a specific theme, from architectural street scenes to romantic outdoor cafes to beautiful gardens to unique shots of iconic monuments. Each mailing will include two postcards in color and one in black & white or sepia, beautifully packaged in a special French Blue postcard holder with a custom designed seal.
Each 6” X 4.25” traditional size postcard is printed on thick matte coated card stock, similar to traditional vintage postcard stock that enhances the vibrancy of every image.
Only $30 for a 3-month subscription plus shipping or
Only $60 for a 6 month subscription (plus shipping)or
$110 for a 12-month subscription (plus shipping)
Click here to order a 3-month subscription from my Etsy store
Come experience Eye Prefer Paris live with Eye Prefer Paris Tours, which are 3-hour walking tours I personally lead. Eye Prefer Paris Tours include many of the places I have written about such as small museums & galleries, restaurants, cafes, food markets, secret addresses, fashion & home boutiques, parks and gardens and much more. In addition to my specialty Marais Tour, I also lead tours of Montmartre, St. Germain, Latin Quarter, in addition to Shopping Tours, Gay Tours, Girlfriend Tours, Food Tours, Flea Market Tours, Paris Highlights Tours, and Chocolate & Pastry tours.
Tours start at 225 euros for up to 3 people, and 75 euros for each additional person. I look forward to meeting you on my tours and it will be my pleasure and delight to show you my insiders Paris.
Check it out at www.eyepreferparistours.com
Click here to watch a video of our famous Marais tour
New! Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes
I am happy to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes. Come take an ethnic culinary journey with me and chef and caterer Charlotte Puckette, co-author of the bestseller The Ethnic Paris Cookbook (with Olivia Kiang-Snaije). First we will shop at a Paris green-market for the freshest ingredients and then return to Charlotte's professional kitchen near the Eiffel Tower to cook a three-course lunch. After, we will indulge in the delicious feast we prepared along with hand-selected wines.
Cost: 195 euros per person (about $210)
Time: 9:30AM- 2PM (approximately 4 1/2 hours)
Location: We will meet by a metro station close to the market
Class days: Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Minimum of 2 students, maximum 6 students.
Click here to sign up for the next class or for more info.