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What do you do and why do you do it?
I'm a techie. I used to work in a startup investment company, which I left to freelance as a both a business and a software developer and I'm now trying to get my first true venture out of the ground. I have some funnier hobbies, too.
You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?
My grandpa used to say "No heartbreak can survive 37 plays of All Star by Smash Mouth".
What are the best TV shows of all time?
The first seasons of True Detective, Fargo and House of Cards; Breaking Bad, Atlanta, Game of Thrones, Parks and Recreations, Black Mirror, Bojack Horseman, The Office, Community...
What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?
The 15th arrondissement, I guess. Not even sure what's there to be honest.
What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?
Just finding cool places randomly. Total serendipity. My phone always decide where I go and who I met, now.
Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Paris that you particularly like?
Moonshiner is pretty fun and the cocktails are good
What restaurant in Paris looks crap, but the food’s amazing?
The worst it looks, the better the food. If you ever enter a restaurant which looks like an Apple Store, run out. It has to be clean, though! I'm talking about that "cool bad taste".
Where can you get the best cocktail in Paris? Which one do you like?
Nothing beats your friends terrible homemade beverage, but Le Syndicat and Moonshiner are the next best thing
What’s the one place you think is overrated in Paris?
Not sure, but please don't ever skip a place because it's "overrated", you hipsters!
What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?
Depends on if I'm looking to rest or having fun. For fun, well, any sunny place with gorgeous landscapes. For rest... I grew up in a boring city, Limoges, but there's nothing like going back home. For a few days only.