La Côte du Paradis is a luxury, two-bedroom, air-conditioned apartment located in the heart of one of Nice’s chicest and safest districts – Le Carré d’Or. Steps away from the beach, Place Masséna and the city’s finest boutiques, La Côte de Paradis is situated on a well-known pedestrian shopping street facing south for a sunny exposure all throughout the day. This spacious apartment will put you in cool, calm spirits with its beautiful seashore motif and Côte d’Azur blue and gold tones. Sleeps up to 6, and can be rented in tandem with the one-bedroom Le Matisse apartment which shares the same entry.
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Dear Parler Paris Reader,
While you're reading this, I'm on a 23-hour cross Atlantic journey to where it's hot, steamy and sultry: La Nouvelle Orléans (as the French call it). I'm fully expecting to experience a little culture shock, but when I hit 'home' and hear that "Noo Awlins" "Irish Channel" brogue, the accent I grew up with slides right off the tongue just as easily as "bonjour" and "merci" do now when landing at Charles de Gaulle.
Dressed oyster po boy from Johnny'sWhen I went to college in New York, it was the first time I discovered I had any accent at all or that our lingo wasn't the same. I grew up calling a "vegetable" a "vegh-uh-ti-bel" and "comfortable" was "com-fehr-ti-bel" -- like you might say it in French. I asked once for the waitress to "dress" the hamburger and she looked at me like I was nuts. Little did she know that "dressed" to someone from the "Big Easy" means adding lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise to just about any sandwich, particularly a "po-boy." And guess what? "Mayonnaise" isn't "may-oh-nez" -- it's "my-nehz." Ask anyone way down yonder in "Noo Orleens."
Once when the whole family was out for a seafood dinner on a Friday night (a tradition in New Orleans among Catholics, Jews and just about anybody), the waitress "axed" what kind of dressin' we wanted on our salads. My sister asked her what kind she had, to which she replied, "We have Ranch, Thousand Island, French and Erl and Vinegar."
That part was just normal -- most waitresses in Noo Awlins talk like "dat," but when my sister said (so as not to offend the waitress) "I'll take the Erl and Vinegar," we all had to hold in the laughter till she left the table. It wasn't easy. (I'll bet you never heard the saying, "Ersters will sperl if you berl them in erl in the terlet?"...unless you're from Noo Awlins, of course.)
You know the streets in the French Quarter (also known as the "Vieux Carré) have French names, but they don't sound French. "Chartres" is "Char-ters" and "Burgundy" is "Bur-guhn-dy." A "banquette" (ban-ket) isn't a bench -- it's a sidewalk and a "beaux beaux" is what most other people call a "boo boo." "Cher" is what a New Orleanian uses for "dear" or "darling" and "fais do-do" is not "go to bed," but the Cajun dance party that's going to happen after the kids have done to sleep.
As you can tell, I'm gearing up for going from "bonjour, madame; merci monsieur" into a mix of Cajun, Irish Channel and what they call "Yat"...which comes from the question on everyone's lips, "Where y'at, daahlin'?"
It's already on mine. Stay tuned for Monday's Parler Paris Nouvellettre® coming direct from La Nouvelle Orléans after all the festivities celebrating my mother's, Gert Beerman, 95th birthday and other parties that are sure to happen in the place that invented parties.
P.P.S. Once again, even after two announcements, several people left Parler Paris Après Midi without paying for their drinks…and that means we covered the cost. It's easy to leave without remembering to stop by the desk to pay, so if that's you, please let me know and we can settle up later. Meanwhile, Parler Paris Après Midi is a FREE event — everyone gives up their time and resources to bring you a interesting program and a venue at which you can meet new people. I'm open to your suggestions on ways of remedying this…should we charge for it and include one drink each? should we charge for it and include one drink each? What do you think? Email us at email@example.com!
See Adrian Leeds and French Property Consultation on House Hunters International!
AIR TIMES: July 27, 2012 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT July 27, 2012 at 2:30 a.m. ET/PT
Captivated by the Parisian way of life, nomadic couple Rich and Rachel are excited for the job opportunity that's allowing them settle long term in the City of Light. Paris is known for its beautiful yet cramped architecture, but with baby number two on the way, space is more important than ever. Rich and Rachel have decided to stretch out into the banlieues, or suburbs, of Paris. Real Estate Consultant Adrian Leeds knows their $1300 budget will go farther outside the city, but even here space is considered petite by American standards. Rich and Rachel try to find a home that fits, when House Hunters International peruses the villages outside Paris, France.
Online since 1996, Adrian Leeds® Top 100 Cheap Insider Paris Restaurants has been completely updated for 2011. This restaurant guide has been a favorite among visitors to France for many years.
The guide includes 100 restaurants from the 20 arrondissements in Paris, so no matter where you are in the City of Light, you can discover great food and better value. You’ll find detailed descriptions of the food, service and ambiance, complete with Google maps, a glossary of French food terms and guidance on how to have the best dining experiences in Paris! If you want to dine “à la française” on your next trip to the City of Light, be sure to pack this guide.
This rare Paris apartment, located next to Notre Dame on the beautiful, historic Ile de la Cité has two bedrooms, one and one half bathrooms, and impressive views of Notre Dame's towers. The building is on the banks of the Seine river opposite the Hôtel de Ville and Ile St. Louis. This ideal location is very rare, since there are so few buildings on this magical island located right in the middle of the Seine River.
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Parler Parlor will be closed for the summer from July 1st, reopening September 4th.
During that period, free open house style meetings will be held on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. at Coolin's pub, 15 rue Clément, in the Marché Saint Germain, 6th arrondissement.
Rentrée Party September 15, 2012
The annual Rentrée Party will be held on September 15th after the session at Lutèce Langue.
Special offer that day: 12 sessions for the price of 10, and 24 sessions for the price of 20.
Light lunch and drinks will be provided for free if you register that day, otherwise the lunch is 10 euros.
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