THIS WEEKEND: PARIS
Have a bite in the Marais, get to sleep in the 2nd, dress up in the third.
In a tranquil courtyard in the buzzing Marais neighborhood, chef Mauro Colagreco has created a smart, seasonal menu served by a team of good-natured staff. Leaving with a happy stomach is guaranteed.
41 Rue du Temple, 4th arrondissement, tel. 126.96.36.199.18.90, grandcoeur.paris
Guests luxuriate in sleek, modern surroundings – from the plush cocktail bar to the balconied bedrooms – at this storied hotel in the heart of the city. Breakfast, in the sunlit winter garden, is worth waking up for.
18 Rue Bachaumont, 2nd arrondissement, tel. 188.8.131.52.47.00, hotelbachaumont.com
Sprezzatura means “a studied carelessness” in Italian, but there’s nothing offhand about the intriguing silhouettes to be had at Sima Rozikova’s sharply curated, multi-brand boutique.
132 Rue de Turenne, 3rd arrondissement, tel. 184.108.40.206.86.45, thesprezzatura.com