Aloha!!! If you live in the 9th district like me, you probably already know about this gem  near Pigalle (I am NOT using SoPi – don’t even think about it!)

This coffeeshop has every-simple-thing I’m looking for: great coffee + great latte (not so easy to find in Paris, cafés crème can be quite disgusting if you don’t go to the right place!) + AMAZING service (warm welcome with a smile is nice for a change!) + great food + a beautiful and cosy “tropicool” decor.

For those of you who are stuck in Paris in November -and not in Hawaii!- here’s a good spot to feel like you’re on vacation in the sun.

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I was finally able to get my hands on the now famous Glossier beauty products! Here’s what I picked, what I’ll keep and what I’ll order next…

Also in this article: 10% off and a little tip to order Glossier products online when you don’t live in the US!

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I’m back!

La Petite Cape Noire is coming back! After a good 2-years break, I finally have time to get back to work. Stay tuned for new articles, illustrations and photos!

The old website and its articles are still available online here: