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New at the Bookworm Café

Bookworm Café at St Laurent

Patricia Andreoli gives us an update on what’s happening at the Bookworm Café, the best place in Grenoble to browse English books and enjoy homemade cakes.

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Café Mari – “classic bistro cooking with a modern edge”

“How much further?” A map to Café Mari

Grenoble Life’s Shonah Kennedy talks to British restaurateur Steffan Edwards about setting up Café Mari, changing dining habits and serving machin anglais to the French. Continue reading Café Mari – “classic bistro cooking with a modern edge”

When nature calls

Free toilets in France tend to serve only 50% of the population

Finding public conveniences in France not up to much? Grenoble Life’s resident Australian Shonah Kennedy reports from the front line. Continue reading When nature calls

Grenoble Life meets The Cake Shop’s Paul Waters

Paul Waters at The Cake Shop

Grenoble Life meets Paul Waters, The Cake Shop‘s young British pâtissier, to ask him about leaving the UK to make British and American style cakes in France. Continue reading Grenoble Life meets The Cake Shop’s Paul Waters

In safe hands: crèches in Grenoble

The crèche: in safe hands

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple blogs on his experience with French childcare in Grenoble and the difficulties getting that all-important place at a crèche.

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Divine experience for foodies at ‘Les Halles Sainte Claire’

Les Halles Sainte Claire, Grenoble

Grenoble Life’s Christina Rebuffet-Broadus walks Les Halles Sainte Claire, Grenoble’s foremost covered market and former convent, now site to a “divine experience of another kind”.

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Anglophone Grenoble, a rough guide

Just landed in Grenoble? Don't worry, there's a club for you. Photo: Guillaume Brialon

Just landed in Grenoble? Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple gives his rough guide to Grenoble’s expat clubs and Anglophone businesses and services. Continue reading Anglophone Grenoble, a rough guide

The price of FREEdom

Freebox: Photo Martin Menu
Freebox: Photo Martin Menu

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple has one piece of advice for readers hoping to set up an internet connection in France: don’t use Free. Here’s why. Continue reading The price of FREEdom