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Lorraine Grangette

Lorraine Grangette

Lorraine Grangette is Time Out's former Paris Web & Social Media Editor.

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Les meilleurs dépÎts-vente de Paris

Les meilleurs dépÎts-vente de Paris

On ne va pas se mentir, Ă  force de craquages et de soldes, notre penderie explose littĂ©ralement. On prend le fauteuil du salon pour un cintre, on essaye de rouler en boule les t-shirts pour caser un Ă©niĂšme jean brut, on jette en douce les fringues de son coloc' pour se faufiler partout... Bref, on devrait faire du rangement dans notre garde-robe. Et bonne nouvelle, on pourrait mĂȘme se collecter un petit pĂ©cule avec ce vieux chemisier en soie qu'on ne porte plus depuis le dĂ©but des annĂ©es 1990. Sapes propres et bien peignĂ©es, direction le dĂ©pĂŽt-vente. Et voici 23 adresses au cas oĂč votre t-shirt frangĂ© n'aurait pas convaincu au premier abord. Ou pour tout simplement faire un brin de shopping pas cher et original, comme ça, sans arriĂšre-pensĂ©e.

Les meilleurs collectifs et soirées à Paris

Les meilleurs collectifs et soirées à Paris

C’est une Ă©poque Ă  l’allure de rĂ©galade pour les noceurs parisiens. Depuis une petite dĂ©cennie, pas une semaine sans qu’une ribambelle de soirĂ©es aguichantes ne s'invite au programme. DerriĂšre elles, tout autant de collectifs aussi diffĂ©rents les uns que les autres. S’ils n’ont pas le mĂȘme maillot musical, ils partagent la mĂȘme passion : proposer des soirĂ©es de qualitĂ© pour esthĂštes de la nuit. AtmosphĂšres particuliĂšres, lieux improbables et line-up chiadĂ©es. De la cave moite au hangar underground en passant par la friche berlinesque, petite plongĂ©e dans la galaxie des meilleurs collectifs et soirĂ©es parisiens. En quĂȘte de bons plans ? Inscrivez-vous Ă  notre newsletter pour recevoir toutes les semaines le meilleur de Paris.

Les festivals de musique du Printemps 2018

Les festivals de musique du Printemps 2018

Woup woup ! Fini les festivals de musique de la période froide en hangars industriels ou dans les petites salles de la capitale. Place aux événements en plein air qui bourgeonnent dans les parcs de la ville. Voici notre sélection de festivals parisiens qui vous sortiront de la grisaille !

19 festivals de musiques électroniques cachés en Europe

19 festivals de musiques électroniques cachés en Europe

AprÚs six Nuits Sonores, trois Weather et deux Sonar, vous changeriez bien de disque cette année. Et vous avez bien raison. Rien de tel qu'un festival intimiste à l'étranger pour tisser des liens, se sentir sur un petit nuage de bonheur au milieu de nulle part et prendre une grande bouffée d'air frais. AprÚs plusieurs déchiffrages de sites en allemand et quelques recherches sur place ou sur Internet, on vous dresse ci-dessous une sélection de festivals de musiques électroniques accessibles en à peine quelques heures depuis Paris. Les critÚres ? Le lieu, le décor, la programmation et le nombre de personnes, qui ne dépasse jamais 10 000. See you there !

20 titres pour un Noël funky

20 titres pour un Noël funky

Qu'ils sont fatigants, ces rabat-joie qui pensent que c'est mĂ©ga stylĂ© de ne pas aimer NoĂ«l (bande de grands rebelles). C'est vrai, aprĂšs tout, les lumiĂšres un peu partout dans la ville, les vitrines enchanteresses, le sourire sur le visage des mĂŽmes, les cadeaux, les sous-vĂȘtements coquins sous les gros pulls en laine de mĂ©mĂ©, la bonne bouffe et le champagne, c'est vraiment dĂ©gueulasse. Bon allez, arrĂȘtez un peu, NoĂ«l : c'est merveilleux ! Et une autre raison qui nous fait aimer cette pĂ©riode, ce sont ces chansons qui mettent un peu de chaleur dans tous les foyers. Soul, gospel et cloches Ă  gogo, c'est parti pour une heure et quart de pur bonheur.  Binky Griptite - Stone Soul Christmas Otis Redding - Merry Christmas Baby Pastor T.L. Barrett & the Youth For Christ Choir - Nobody Charles Brown - Please Come Home For Christmas The Emotions - What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas Freddie King - Christmas Tears Eartha Kitt - Santa Baby John Lee Hooker - Blues for Christmas Ike and Tina Turner - Merry Christmas Baby Freddie King - Cryin' Christmas Sister Rosetta Tharpe  - Silent Night   The Moonglows  - Just A Lonely Christmas Run DMC ft Mase, Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Salt N Pepa, Onyx & Keith Murray - Santa Baby The Temptations - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer O.F.T.B. - Christmas In The Ghetto RUN-DMC - Christmas In Hollis Canned Heat - Christmas Blues Donna Fargo - Santa Claus is Coming To Town (Disco Version) Disco Christmas- Jingle Bells Jimmy Fallon, Mariah Carey & The Roots - Al

Les festivals de musique de l'automne

Les festivals de musique de l'automne

« Et voilà, c'est la fin de l'été, il va falloir attendre l'année prochaine pour se faire de nouveaux festivals ! » Hop hop hop, mais que dis-tu malheureux avec ton coup de soleil dans la nuque, ta PomPote remplie de vodka et tes ampoules aux pieds ? Tu ne vas rien attendre du tout et profiter de l'automne pour t'engouffrer dans les salles et ainsi continuer ton pÚlerinage des festivals. Et comme ma grand-mÚre aprÚs un 4 à la suite parfait, tu crieras « Vingt dieux » en prenant ta claque devant un incroyable concert d'un obscur groupe bulgare. Julien Lepers likes this.

Guide de l'été : les meilleurs festivals de musique en France

Guide de l'été : les meilleurs festivals de musique en France

L'Ă©tĂ© Ă  Paris, c'est plutĂŽt sympa. L'offre en festivals est gigantesque, de nouveaux lieux ouvrent leurs portes et, miracle, il n'y a pour une fois pas grand monde pour vous empĂȘcher d'en profiter. NĂ©anmoins, il se passe Ă©galement de bien belles choses une fois passĂ© le pĂ©riph. Parce que plage et farniente ne riment pas uniquement avec mots-croisĂ©s et compilation 'Hit Machine 1998', nous avons sĂ©lectionnĂ© pour vous le prouver les Ă©vĂ©nements musicaux français les plus dynamiques dans l'ordre chronologique, afin de profiter de vos week-ends sans avoir Ă  renier votre vie culturelle. 

Nouvel an : les soirées house & techno

Nouvel an : les soirées house & techno

Tous les ans, c'est la mĂȘme chose... Vous vous demandez ce que vous allez faire la nuit du nouvel an. Vous n'avez pas vraiment d'idĂ©es et puisque vos amis sont encore moins organisĂ©s que vous, ça devrait se dĂ©cider comme toujours, Ă  la derniĂšre minute. Le problĂšme, c'est qu'Ă  Paris, ce soir-lĂ , les bonnes soirĂ©es ne sont pas forcĂ©ment lĂ©gion. Alors voici une petite sĂ©lection des meilleures fĂȘtes house et techno qui devrait vous sauver la mise en cas de panne d'inspiration pour le dernier jour de l'annĂ©e. 

Nouvel an : oĂč Ă©couter de la musique live ?

Nouvel an : oĂč Ă©couter de la musique live ?

Vous n'ĂȘtes pas franchement branchĂ© annĂ©es 1980, et le dancefloor vous fait peur ? PrĂ©fĂ©rez donc un lieu plus intimiste oĂč vous pourrez prĂ©server vos tympans en n'Ă©coutant que de la bonne musique. Voici notre sĂ©lection de soirĂ©es qui proposent des concerts le soir du nouvel an !

Nouvel an : les soirées insolites et spectaculaires

Nouvel an : les soirées insolites et spectaculaires

Envie de sortir des sentiers battus pour le réveillon ? Cette sélection est pour vous. Nous vous offrons le guide de tous les lieux les plus insensés qui seront ouverts au public pour le réveillon 2016 et les soirées les plus étonnantes pour passer un nouvel an inoubliable.

Playlist spéciale lendemain de soirée

Playlist spéciale lendemain de soirée

Qu'elle soit le rĂ©sultat d'un traquenard du mardi soir ou d'un classique rĂ©veillon, la gueule de bois reste la mĂȘme. Un corps entiĂšrement endolori, une fatigue incomparable et une envie de douceur, de rĂ©confort. On vous a prĂ©parĂ© exactement ce qu'il vous faut : pas loin de quatre heures de musique qui fait du bien, transporte ou dorlote. Et pour accompagner tout ça, n'hĂ©sitez pas Ă  Ă©couter cette bande son en vous offrant un bon repas rĂ©gĂ©nĂ©rant. Bonne gueule de bois Ă  tous !

Halloween : playlist spéciale FREAKS

Halloween : playlist spéciale FREAKS

Les gens tordus font parfois de grands artistes. BizarroĂŻdes, ils interpellent, ils fascinent, leur musique donne le grand frisson. A l’approche du soir d’Halloween, voici donc une petite playlist qui fait honneur Ă  tous ces noircissiques Ă  l’univers louche, parfois de façon innĂ©e, parfois juste le temps d’un titre. Tracklist :- Spoek Mathambo - "War On Drugs"- Meridian Brothers - "Guaracha U.F.O"- Planet Battagon - "Turnip (Worldwide Premiere)"- Clipping - "Wriggle"- Death Grips - "Guillotine (It goes Yah)"- Steven Julien - "Oshun"- Sevdaliza - "That Other Girl"- Hot Sugar - "Your Nails Look So Pretty"- Eclipse de Jacque + Jacque = Jacques- Rejjie Snow - "Lost in Empathy"- Black Devil Disco Club - "Constantly No Respect"- Kool A.D - "Look / Jose Canseco"- Quasimoto - "Catchin' The Vibe"- Pyramid Vritra - "Tea And Lemonade"- Pye Corner Audio - "Toward Light"- Earl Sweatshirt featuring Vince Staples & Casey Veggies - "Hive"- Lebanon Hanover - "Gallowdance"- The KVB - "Never Enough"- Bauhaus - "Bela Lugosi's Dead"- Pixies - "Gouge Away"- November Novelet - "Free"- Haus Arafna - "You Don't Believe Me"- Imre Kiss - "Non"- Aphex Twin - "Fingerbib"- In Aeternam Vale - "Calling Somewhere"- Tanka - "CMD"

Listings and reviews (16)

KluaymaĂŻpa

KluaymaĂŻpa

4 out of 5 stars

A hop, skip and a jump from Canal Saint-Martin hides KluaymaĂŻpa, a traditional Thai restaurant which has been attracting loyal customers for over 5 years now. Run by a French-Thai couple, they like to keep things simple, but the food is bought to life by the chef who has worked in Bangkok, assuring a certain authenticity to the menu. They offer shrimp tom yam soup, super tender sautĂ©ed beef with sticky rice, spicy papaya salad... If you’re into spice and punchy flavours, it's all there. The chain of generous dishes are all washed down well with a Singha beer. And don't fret if you can’t use chopsticks, as Thais eat with knifes and forks. For pudding, gluttonous rice, fresh mango and other exotic fruits. It’s a pretty venue and more elaborate and stylish than Street Bangkok canteen found right next-door.

La Station - Gare des Mines

La Station - Gare des Mines

5 out of 5 stars

From the weekend of 10 June 2016, the MU collective (also behind Garage Mu) move into an old train station in the 18th to create an all-purpose party space. Sometimes it's a concert hall (mostly garage rock, and underground electro music), or a contemporary art exhibition space, with exterior bars and seating areas. This colossal 400m2 space welcomes Parisians from Wednesday to Sunday until mid-November. La Station reopens in 2017, with an inaugural party on 27 and 28 April.     TRANSLATION: ALICE WHITE WALKER 

Istr

Istr

4 out of 5 stars

The sparky addition to rue Notre-Dame de Nazareth, Istr, was packed to the gills on our visit but we are quickly welcomed and seated. It’s trendy, neatly decorated and packed with chatting fashion designers. The beautiful zinc bar is a realy crowd-pleaser, seating fifteen comfortably.  Folowing the New York trend, it's a combo of oysters and cocktails; we start with half a dozen Spered no.3 for €2 each (€1 in happy hour, from 6-8pm) – served with soy sauce. But we couldn’t resist the special Istr no.3 (€3.50 each), served with raspberry vinegar and algae butter. These might be up there with the best we’ve ever tasted: firm yet velvety on the tongue. Perfect washed down with any of the cocktails, such as the super refreshing Elizabeth Bay – a melange of gin, green chartreuse, lemon, cucumber, mint and egg white. Starters are tapas-style sharing bites: think haddock rillettes, buckwheat chips, mini Breton sausage galettes (to die for), tempura oysters and tzatziki sauce. It’s all light fare so we finish with scallops, creamed Jerusalem artichokes and butter, plus a shellfish, coconut milk and tsuyu (a combination of dashi, mirin and soy sauce) stew. Although it’s not cheap – mains start from €17 – we’ll certainly be back for a special occasion.  TRANSLATION: MEGAN CARNEGIE 

Extérieur Quai - Bouillon de l'Est

Extérieur Quai - Bouillon de l'Est

4 out of 5 stars

Imagine a place where one owner tells stories propped up by the counter, while the other keeps refilling your glass of Tariquet white (€9.90 per bottle on during oyster happy hour) and a gang of party animals on the next table howls with boozy laughter. In short, this is properly lively Parisian bistro, where neon lights illuminate the red banquettes, retro posters adorn the walls and a pinball machine sits neatly in the corner. The real gem is the €1 Gillardeau oyster night, which takes place every Wednesday from 6pm until stocks run out. Perfect with a bowl of house frites or whelks, and perhaps one of their seventy bottled beers or thirteen beers on draught. Next time we find ourselves near Gare de l’Est, we’ll drop by ExtĂ©rieur Quai for one of their €14.50 main dishes, like the potato tart or smoked sausage.  TRANSLATION: MEGAN CARNEGIE

Macumba

Macumba

4 out of 5 stars

Recently bought by the team behind Comptoir General, the rue de Rivoli’s former Slow Club has become Macumba. We descend two flights of stairs underground and find ourselves in what looks like an Ancient Egyptian sanctuary, with stone-walled tunnels, retro-futuristic caves and Egyptian deities with the faces of Prince and Madonna. At the bar, Caribbean cocktails borrowed from the Comptoir menu and bottled beer priced at €6. Not exactly cheap but, given the free entry, we’ll survive. On the light-paved dance floor you’ll find Comptoir regulars and curious newbies who’ve come to admire this utterly unique place. Music ranges from funk and soul right through to tropical, disco and house with the hottest Parisian DJs. Plus, Wednesday nights open with an intimate live performance. We hope to spend some long nights at Macumba - after all, what happens underground stays underground
 TRANSLATION: LEONIE CATER

Koko

Koko

4 out of 5 stars

The Bassin de la Villette area, where the Canal de l’Ourcq begins, has become a real draw for enterprising restaurateurs over the past couple of years. Joining the prosperous likes of monolithic beer bar the Paname Brewing Company, the classy Bancs Publics bistro and, most recently, Mediterranean-themed aperitif hangout the CafĂ© Odilon, the latest to open its doors is Koko, an eye-catching Japanese canteen located at the foot of the canal since summer 2016. There’s certainly no faulting its style: with its strangely alluring kitsch yellow frontage, roughened exposed brick walls, Japanese pencil drawings and large, agreeable terrace, the bar both has its own distinct appeal and seamlessly blends in with the buzzing, graffitied surrounding area. À la carte, there are otsunamis (assorted tapas-like starters, served hot and cold, €3-€10), sushi plates (€8-€15), sashimi, bo buns and various more sizeable main dishes. To keep you going, we heartily recommend choosing the plate that mixes well cooked traditional sashimi with some excellently soft, refreshing king prawn sushi. The vegetarian salad, comprising various seaweeds, avocado, fried tofu and a sesame sauce (€13), meanwhile, will satisfy those who prefer seeing fish in the sea rather than on a plate. For carnivores, the pleasantly surprising dĂ©clinaison de boeuf, beef prepared in four different ways, accompanied by avocado, asparagus and peppers, also slips down very nicely with an ice-cold Japanese Coedo Shikkoku beer. If yo

Palissade

Palissade

4 out of 5 stars

There are heaps of decent restaurants in the 10th arrondissement, but thankfully all that competition hasn’t put exciting newcomers off from settling in the area. Opening its doors in June 2016, Palissade is a bar-restaurant serving cocktails and an inventive fusion menu that echoes the diverse make-up of the staff, which features a Japanese head chef, a Breton sous-chef, a Polish owner and a Mexican waitress. Essentially, it’s a real melting pot here, right down to the swaying Latino music that soundtracks the evening. The menu, which changes daily, draws on a variety of contrasting influences. We start with some particularly sumptuous aperitifs, like the octopus served with olives, gouda cheese with truffle, and the gorgeous house pĂątĂ©, all incredibly well done. The real excitement, however, comes with the mains, which contain a wealth of ingredients we’ve never even heard of, like the tartare with alfonsino (a small deepsea fish), Salicornia (a plant found on beaches) and daikon (a winter radish), which is a real treat. Dishes like the cuttlefish with chorizo and a seaweed coulis and the marrowbone strips encrusted in cheese take fundamental culinary risks, but are so exquisitely done that we can’t find any faults.And if it all sounds a bit too adventurous, then the cocktails are a pretty safe bet: the Jamaican Jerk comes with a very pleasing double ration of rum (€14), while the El Verde (lemon, fresh pineapple juice, coriander and spicy house syrup, €12) is an equally de

Nuits fauves

Nuits fauves

4 out of 5 stars

Located underneath the Seine and La Cité de la Mode et du Design, Nuits Fauves has been described by promoters as "underground, dark, wild, intimate and raw". This 13th arrondissement nightclub is named after the 1992 film by Cyril Collard, because it is the exact spot where the sex scenes were filmed. Spread over 700 m2 in one long tunnel, the programme, organised by the team behind La Refinerie includes musical collectices every night of the week: Yard on Tuesday, Haï-Ku on Wednesdays and Techno Thursday on...Thursday. 

MĂĄncora Cebicheria

MĂĄncora Cebicheria

4 out of 5 stars

At Peruvian restaurant MĂĄncora Cebicheria, it’s all about ceviche (or rather cebiche, as they call it in that part of the world). The minimalist dĂ©cor sets the tone for an experience that focuses on celebrating the food, and so we begin with octopus served with olives to go with the Peruvian beers (Cusqueña or Altiplano, a gluten-free beer made with quinoa, €6). Our tapas plate arrives looking like a Pollock painting with its various coulis in bright colours, red onions, white corn and purple potato chips. The feast continues with tuna and salmon cebiches (priced between €10 and €13) that are served with lemon, tender potatoes and corn, each bite a delightful mix of flavours and textures. Finally, the meal ends with a fabulous panna cotta. TRANSLATION: MARIA THOMAS

Lula Lifestyle Shop

Lula Lifestyle Shop

4 out of 5 stars

Organic, vegetarian, gluten-free and tasty? It seems like too much to ask for but this little canteen on Rue Sainte-Marthe has got you covered. Opened in 2014, the space opens only for lunch (and brunch on weekends), serving salads, soups and mains with Franco-Colombian flavours. €14 gets you a starter and a main dish, both healthy and filling, made with locally-sourced organic products. On the drinks menu are fresh juices, herb teas and craft beer by La Montreuilloise, and the space also sells a number of organic products that you can take home.  TRANSLATION: MARIA THOMAS

Le Poutch

Le Poutch

4 out of 5 stars

Back in 2012, the popular Tuck Shop – opened by a trio of Australian coffee aficionados on the Rue Lucien Sampaix – was one of the first in a steady stream of trendy coffee shops to spring up in the Canal Saint-Martin area. To the dismay of many, the place was closed two years later, before being snapped by a new owner, Eglantine Heyndrickx, who has now brought us Le Poutch. This vegetarian cafĂ© replicates its predecessor’s snug and welcoming canteen-like feel, but this time it’s done out in a ’50s-style dĂ©cor of dated wicker-frame mirrors, slate menus and formica-topped chairs. The pleasant brunch menu (€10) features things like a hearty frittata of broccoli, butternut squash and cheddar, served with roast potatoes, sweet potatoes, a creamy sauce of mustard, honey and lemon, and a mixed green salad (yes, that’s just one dish). Both creative and gourmet, everything here is made exclusively with fresh produce and comes in very generous portions, like the unctuous mushroom veloutĂ© and the savoury ham and cheddar muffin. As for drinks, the juice of the day (interesting fruity, spicy combinations like apple, beetroot, lemon and ginger) makes for a decent accompaniment with any main.‹TRANSLATION: HUW OLIVER

Jambo

Jambo

3 out of 5 stars

The Rue Sainte-Marthe – located roughly where Belleville and the Hîpital Saint-Louis area meet – is full of lively bars and restaurants with a Caribbean or African accent. Among them, the most striking may well be Jambo (‘hello’ in Swahili), with its garish yellow façade, orange logo and the various decorative masks and shields inside. With no physical menu to speak of, the staff will recite the day’s offerings on the spot, starting with entrees like a fresh and lemony dish of Zanzibar-style samosas, accompanied by little chunks of mango, grapefruit and a tomato and shallot salad. Mains include things like calamari in coconut milk (€18) and Cameroonian chicken (grilled chicken with a curry sauce, lime, mustard and onions), and all come served with sides of rice and a mix of red and yellow vegetables such as cassava root chips, Ivorian alloco (fried plantain), sweet potato puree and kidney beans. To soak it all up, we recommend a Moroccan Flag beer or a house cocktail of rhum with either ginger or hibiscus.TRANSLATION: HUW OLIVER

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