‘Walking through the door of Restaurant Le Petit Baigneur in the 14th arrondissement, is a crowded affair.

With an old Parisian feel, chairs fumbled around small tables, all closer than close, one has to strain not to be in the neighbor’s conversation.

But for me, that’s ‘French Intimate’ in my book of all things authentically French; one quickly learns the silent etiquette that permeates space in France, so much so that you can rub elbows with strangers, and feel completely private. It’s a well-polished cultural practice … ‘

I  am thrilled to be published today in Bonjour Paris, the oldest English language site publishing — all things Paris!

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