Read on for our guide to the week's coolest events and most interesting venues. If you manage to tick off all ten, head back to our home page for daily updates on the best restaurants, cultural events, nightlife, and whatever else Paris manages to think up before our next Hot List is published on Monday.
The best things to do in Paris this week
Sometimes, this show has an otherworldly feel to it. In bringing contemporary Argentinean creativity to Paris, the Maison Rouge has underlined how far apart the two cultures really are. Buenos Aires comes across as a world of off-the-wall charm, liberty and experimentation...Read more
Rustic décor, a few big wooden tables, vintages from small-scale producers and handpicked food produce all make La Cave Marcadet a very lovely place to visit. In fact, we like almost all of it – one wall boasts a frieze of famous bon vivants, from Socrates to Gainsbourg to Dalì...Read more
Finally, a shop that lives up to its own hyperbolic name: the ‘genius éclair’ really does reinvent the classic French patisserie to great effect. The Marais-based baker has been specialising in éclairs since 2012 thanks to a former cooking TV show finalist, Christophe Adam...Read more
This isn’t a show about artists, nor even about journalists – instead, you’ll find images of scientists and the military. The photos brought together here were never meant to be exhibited – they were taken instead for a specific purpose, as scientific proof to substantiate legal claims in court...Read more