LEBANESE Chocolate Makes it to France at La Grande Epicerie de Paris

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May 05, 2019

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LEBANESE Chocolate Makes it to France at La Grande Epicerie de Paris

Once again M de Noir is making the news. When she decided to launch her “Saveurs du Liban” at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris in 2013, Maya Maalouf Kanaan did not expect the huge…

May 05, 2019 | Popular | Paris

A Calm and Classy Cafe: Le Pain Quotidien on Rue Pierre Charron, Paris

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February 23, 2019

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A Calm and Classy Cafe: Le Pain Quotidien on Rue Pierre Charron, Paris

I never thought of coming here for a review; I considered Le Pain Quotidien to be a fast food franchise bakery and not a calm cafe where one can sit and enjoy a French meal. Le Pain Quotidian on Rue…

February 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

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February 22, 2019

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Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

An Italian trattoria just behind the Madeleine was my choice for a quick Italian dinner in Paris. An Italian waiter welcomes you, not too smiley though! Dimmed lights and a cozy ambiance, in a…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Breakfast at Cafe de La Paix, Intercontinental Hotel Le Grand Paris

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February 22, 2019

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Breakfast at Cafe de La Paix, Intercontinental Hotel Le Grand Paris

Memorable! Simply memorable! Pass the reception and prepare yourself to be amazed! A magical place from the French renaissance takes you on a journey in history. Handled by a very professional staff,…

February 22, 2019 | French | Paris

Apple Opens an Iconic Store on Champs-Elysées, Paris

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February 22, 2019

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Apple Opens an Iconic Store on Champs-Elysées, Paris

Housed in a Haussmann-era apartment building, the inner courtyard has been transformed into Apple’s grandest Forum, dedicated to free Apple sessions. A careful blend of historic and modern…

February 22, 2019 | Popular | Paris

Photos from the Suites at The Glorious Ritz Hotel of Paris

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February 22, 2019

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Photos from the Suites at The Glorious Ritz Hotel of Paris

I had the chance to visit The Ritz' suites and beautiful hotel in Paris; a memorable experience I'm sharing with you in these unique photos. Restored to their legendary splendor, the Ritz Paris…

February 22, 2019 | News | Paris

Intercontinental Le Grand: A Luxurious Stay in Paris

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February 22, 2019

Hotels

Intercontinental Le Grand: A Luxurious Stay in Paris

Perfect, it’s just perfect! Even though not ranked as a palace, it feels like one. The Intercontinental Opera is a Hotel I will recommend to my friends visiting the French capital. With its…

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

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February 22, 2019

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In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

When famous establishments and multinational hotels in Beirut make it a point to have an “international” chef in their kitchen, you don’t understand why not get a Lebanese one. We…

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Hakata Choten: One of the Best Ramen Bowls Paris has to Offer

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February 18, 2019

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Hakata Choten: One of the Best Ramen Bowls Paris has to Offer

With a review of 4,6/5 on google and award winner of the best Gyoza in Japan, visiting Hakata Choten was a must. At first, it’s a Ramen noodles restaurant like any other until you’ve…

February 18, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Taiyo: Ramen Noodles in Paris

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February 18, 2019

Restaurants

Taiyo: Ramen Noodles in Paris

Searching for the best Ramen around the world has been one of my priorities. When in Paris, a ramen bowl after the other, I crave this unique bowl daily. After discovering  Kotteri Ramen on my…

February 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

In the Kitchen with Simon Manoukian at Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris

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February 18, 2019

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In the Kitchen with Simon Manoukian at Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris

I had the honor and pleasure to spend a long afternoon at the Ritz Escoffier cooking school in Paris with Lebanese chef Simon Manoukian. Three hours of learning and endless fun. Simon…

February 18, 2019 | Paris

In the Kitchen with Alan Geaam: Lebanon’s Michelin Starred Chef of the Year

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France

February 18, 2019

Restaurants

In the Kitchen with Alan Geaam: Lebanon’s Michelin Starred Chef of the Year

I’ve seen a man on Instagram, a sportsman, smiley from time to time, calm and serious... I’ve heard stories about his past, about his childhood, about Tripoli of north Lebanon. I was…

February 18, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Paris

Twinkie: American English Breakfast with French Influences in Paris

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February 10, 2019

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Twinkie: American English Breakfast with French Influences in Paris

After experience three not-so-good breakfast experiences this morning, I ended my tour at Twinkie. I liked the place from the minute I walked it. Positive vibes, little figurines decorating the…

February 10, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Claus: Very Unprofessional Service! What a Shame!

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February 10, 2019

Restaurants

Claus: Very Unprofessional Service! What a Shame!

Last time I was in Paris and being a fan of breakfast, the title “l’épicerie du petit déjeuner” made me want to visit. Unfortunately, the breakfast shop closed but the…

February 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Ten Belles Bread: Nothing to Write Home About

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France

February 10, 2019

Restaurants

Ten Belles Bread: Nothing to Write Home About

When the door says we open at 9! open at 9! Don’t leave your customers in the cold outside until 09:15 — stacks of paper, bags, a bar without a barista and empty displays. The first…

February 10, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Marcelle: Bof, Nothing Left Me Impressed. Average Everything

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February 10, 2019

Restaurants

Marcelle: Bof, Nothing Left Me Impressed. Average Everything

Positive vibes from the minute you walk in! Marcelle is your unconventional bakery and cafe spread on three floors decorated with style. Arrive at the display, choose and order, pay and start…

February 10, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

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February 09, 2019

Restaurants

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

When you’re welcomed by two smiley hostesses, a Bugatti cutlery, Bernardaud plates, and Baccarat glasses, you know that you’re here for a treat. Beefbar Paris, a classy restaurant serving…

February 09, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Paris

Five Guys: I Love this Burger

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January 31, 2019

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Five Guys: I Love this Burger

I’ve called it my favorite fast food burger, I’ve tried it in every city I’ve visited and today am enjoying this American burger in the heart of Paris. Five Guys is an icon of…

January 31, 2019 | Burgers | Paris

Charles de Gaulle, Paris Airport, Terminal 2F

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January 17, 2019

Travel

Charles de Gaulle, Paris Airport, Terminal 2F

I haven't been here since the days Middle East Airlines used to land in this terminal. Back then, it was small and old until I visited again this week. Terminal 2F now has Laduree and Hermes…

January 17, 2019 | Travel | Paris

Macarons Laduree: An Edible Gift for Those Who Love Gold

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January 17, 2019

Tasty Discoveries

Macarons Laduree: An Edible Gift for Those Who Love Gold

Spotted at the airport in Paris, I had the chance to taste Laduree's, special edition Gold Macarons. Linda Fargo — the director of women’s fashion at Bergdorf Goodman and a…

January 17, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

Breakfast in Paris: My Top 10 List

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France

January 02, 2019

Recommended

Breakfast in Paris: My Top 10 List

I felt it, I was sure this morning's breakfast was going to be majestic... I pushed the door open on to a tiny space and a bar while being invited to walk up the stairs to the first floor...…

January 02, 2019 | Popular | Paris

Paris Greatest Eats: 33 Stops I Recommend You to Try!

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January 01, 2019

French

Paris Greatest Eats: 33 Stops I Recommend You to Try!

I felt it, I was sure this morning's breakfast was going to be majestic... I pushed the door open on to a tiny space and a bar while being invited to walk up the stairs to the first floor...…

January 01, 2019 | French | Paris

Lunch at Angelina Lafayette Paris

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December 24, 2018

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Lunch at Angelina Lafayette Paris

Other than having the best Mont Blanc ever and the sexiest hot chocolate on earth, Angelina serves tasty food in its salon de thé and restaurant at Lafayette Haussmann.   Good food but…

December 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

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December 24, 2018

Restaurants

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Celebrating two years of “Crab”, the casual restaurant, open on La Madeleine in Paris is a place I’ll recommend to my friends visiting Paris. Serving Crab based plates, the…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

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December 24, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

A Japanese tea house and pastry sell traditional desserts from Japan with a French touch. Enter to the display of mouthwatering creations and pass the curtain to the cam tea room. Dimmed lights, one…

December 24, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | Paris

Beijing 8: Fast Chinese in Paris on Rue Boetie

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December 24, 2018

Restaurants

Beijing 8: Fast Chinese in Paris on Rue Boetie

It’s unfortunate to know that the place is closing in 10 days or at least this is what I heard from the cashier. A pleaser service, good food and a long queue of hungry youngsters coming here…

December 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Canard Street: Duck Burgers in Paris

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December 24, 2018

Restaurants

Canard Street: Duck Burgers in Paris

Canard street or Ruelle Canard is a "street food destination" in Paris selling duck based burgers. Choose from two choices, the Magret or the leg confit. I ordered both with fries. To tell you the…

December 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

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France

December 24, 2018

Restaurants

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

My first visit was memorable, my second visit was outstanding and now, visiting Nolita for the third time in less than two months, I came back to enjoy one of Paris’ best spaghetti and…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Kotteri Ramen Naritake: Paris' Best Noodles and Sexiest Discovery

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December 24, 2018

Restaurants

Kotteri Ramen Naritake: Paris' Best Noodles and Sexiest Discovery

My favorite Ramen to date for the experience, the welcoming and the taste! Photos speak for themselves... enter to the smell of heaven! An open kitchen where water is splashed everywhere, happy…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

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France

December 24, 2018

Restaurants

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

L'Atelier 116, an artisanal bakery and pastry shop, offering organic bread that is kneaded, made and baked on-site, high-quality pastries and snacks (sandwiches, salads, and hot and cold…

December 24, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Alsace

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

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France

December 24, 2018

International Cuisine

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

A restaurant I consider to be one of the top three breakfast destinations in Paris served come amazing creations that will leave you speechless. I visited two months ago and now back to this…

December 24, 2018 | International Cuisine | Paris

L’Auberge de L’ill: Three Stars Michelin for more than 50 Years in Alsace

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France

December 24, 2018

Restaurants

L’Auberge de L’ill: Three Stars Michelin for more than 50 Years in Alsace

One of the world’s most famous and oldest Michelin-rated restaurants, Haeberlin, located in the small town of Illhaeusern is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. A unique experience of…

December 24, 2018 | Michelin | Alsace

Christmas Tree Under the Dome at Lafayette Paris

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December 24, 2018

News

Christmas Tree Under the Dome at Lafayette Paris

This Christmas, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, and Piaget are raising the Big Tree under the magical dome to new heights. It transports us into the imaginary world of children by showcasing…

December 24, 2018 | Shopping Mall | Paris

Le Sofitel Strasbourg: A Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

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France

December 24, 2018

Hotels

Le Sofitel Strasbourg: A Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

At walking distance from the heart of Strasbourg, meters away from the main place and the cathedral, the Sofitel is your perfect choice for a week around the "capital of Christmas." Staying in Alsace…

December 24, 2018 | Hotels | Alsace

Napoletano: A Renowned Casual Italian in Paris. Come for the Pizza and Pasta

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December 21, 2018

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Napoletano: A Renowned Casual Italian in Paris. Come for the Pizza and Pasta

It’s called Napoletano, Chez Toni, an Italian restaurant located 18 Avenue Franklin Roosevelt. I’ve been here in 2012 and now back after six long years. I still remember to be unique, the…

December 21, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

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December 21, 2018

Reviews

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

I suggest you visit Beaupassage on a weekday and surely not around lunchtime. Pass by in the afternoon when everyone is working or going back home. Today’s choice was Thierry Marx, trying the…

December 21, 2018 | Reviews | Paris

Midi12: A Crepe in Paris at Walking Distance from Lafayette

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December 21, 2018

Restaurants

Midi12: A Crepe in Paris at Walking Distance from Lafayette

One of my friends on Instagram proposed Midi12 recommending it to be one of the best crepes he had. Touring around Lafayette, I walked to Midi12 for a quick bite. A chocolate crepe and another…

December 21, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Le Grand Café Fauchon: Fine-Dining Quality Food and Service

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December 18, 2018

Restaurants

Le Grand Café Fauchon: Fine-Dining Quality Food and Service

The pastry shop, the hotel, and the Grand Cafe, Fauchon is an institution in the heart of Paris promoting French culinary culture and savoir-faire. Next, to the hotel, the Grand Cafe proposés…

December 18, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Breakfast at Fauchon L’Hotel: Awesome Food and Service

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December 18, 2018

Restaurants

Breakfast at Fauchon L’Hotel: Awesome Food and Service

What I would remember for the Fauchon experience are the service and greeting, then comes the food. I’ve enjoyed the hotel, lunch yesterday at the Grand Cafe and now having breakfast at 9 am.…

December 18, 2018 | French | Paris

Fauchon L’Hotel: A Luxurious Boutique Hôtel in the Heart of Paris

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December 17, 2018

Hotels

Fauchon L’Hotel: A Luxurious Boutique Hôtel in the Heart of Paris

Fauchon, the famous pastry, a reference in eclair and macarons making among other unique delicacies and chocolates, has opened its first hotel. Part of the Leading Hotels of the World, Fauchon takes…

December 17, 2018 | Reviews | Paris

Maison Kammerzell: The Best Choucroute I’ve Had to Date

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December 17, 2018

Restaurants

Maison Kammerzell: The Best Choucroute I’ve Had to Date

The restaurant appeared in all my searches and was recommended by many followers on Instagram: considered to be one of the city’s most famous restaurants, Maison Kammerzell is a hotel and…

December 17, 2018 | Recommended | Alsace

Winstub La Dime: Homemade Alsacien Specialities in Obernai

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December 17, 2018

Restaurants

Winstub La Dime: Homemade Alsacien Specialities in Obernai

Visiting the region of Alsace for a week during the Christmas season, I passed by the village of Obernai, traditional and preserved with houses built at the beginning of the century. With three…

December 17, 2018 | Recommended | Alsace

Strasbourg Christmas Market

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December 15, 2018

Travel

Strasbourg Christmas Market

With its famous Christmas Tree, illuminations, pretty wooden chalets, bredele cakes and hot wine, there’s always magic in the air at Strasbourg’s Christmas Markets. The markets return…

December 15, 2018 | Alsace

Colmar Christmas Market

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December 15, 2018

Reviews

Colmar Christmas Market

The magic of Christmas in Colmar, first of all, there’s the ambiance of the Old Town, illuminated and decorated like a fairy tale : a historical setting made magical by the Christmas…

December 15, 2018 | Travel | Alsace

Hostellerie la Briqueterie: Class, Calm and Professionalism in the Heart of Champagne

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December 15, 2018

Hotels

Hostellerie la Briqueterie: Class, Calm and Professionalism in the Heart of Champagne

When you drive two hours from Paris, on small dark non-illuminated roads, you really don’t know what to expect. Booking for a night, my wife chose this "Relais & Chateaux" located in the…

December 15, 2018 | Hotels | France

Cojean: Acai Bowls Make it to Paris

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France

November 19, 2018

Tasty Discoveries

Cojean: Acai Bowls Make it to Paris

I found a good Acai bowl in Paris; needs Almond milk though but it's good enough. The acai berry is a small purple berry which grows at the top of the palm trees in the Amazon rainforest. acai…

November 19, 2018 | Paris

Fou de Patisserie: Best of French Pastry Under One Roof

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November 18, 2018

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Fou de Patisserie: Best of French Pastry Under One Roof

Fou de Patisserie: Best of French Pastry Under One Roof. "Fou de Patisserie" Crazy pastry is a shop created by a team of passionate sweeties who works every day alongside chefs to promote the…

November 18, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Pierre Marcolini Still is My Favorite Chocolatier

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France

November 17, 2018

Recommended

Pierre Marcolini Still is My Favorite Chocolatier

Coming straight from Belgium, Marcolini landed in the capital of taste offering a large selection of dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and special editions. The packaging is simple yet includes lots of…

November 17, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

BOCO: Eat Good in a Jar

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November 17, 2018

Restaurants

BOCO: Eat Good in a Jar

BOCO is the realization of a dream… dreamt by Vincent Ferniot. With the help of the greatest French chefs and pastry chefs, BOCO has created a simple,…

November 17, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Fragments: A Breakfast Place in Paris

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November 17, 2018

Restaurants

Fragments: A Breakfast Place in Paris

Arriving at Fragments and finding it full, I was expecting magic! It actually says at the door “Welcome to Fragments where the magic happens”. A rude waitress, no menu but the menu board,…

November 17, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

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