Courtney Traub founded Paris Unlocked in 2017 as a travel guide for the culturally curious, and as a forum for crafting unusual, sometimes-personal stories and histories about the capital. Originally from Los Angeles, Courtney is addicted to walking around the city with no particular aim and is happiest when writing about-- and tasting--good food and wine. She's also a film devotee and a scholar of contemporary literature.

A Short History of the French Macaron: From Humble Religious Cake to Ladurée (Part 1)

During a recent trip to the medieval French town of Saint-Emilion, I stayed in a lovely B&B called the Château Franc-Pourret, right outside the city's walls and plunged in the middle of the vineyar...

, 03/06/2019 09:29