One Night in ... Paris

La Maison Blanche

James Graff
Paris Bureau Chief, TIME
Stroll around the hip Canal St. Martin and drop in at Le Verre Volé (67 Rue de Lancry) for artisanal wine and whatever simple, wondrous dish is on the blackboard. To sample Paris' jazz scene, walk to La Fontaine (20 Rue de la Grange aux Belles), where the music is free. For a safer bet, there are the Rue des Lombards clubs near Chatelet, where one can catch Paris originals like Emmanuel Bex, who takes the Hammond organ to unknown registers.

Alix Le Bobinnec
Circulation and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!