Let’s all raise our glasses to Gaspard, Balthazar and Melchior – the three kings who traveled to meet the newborn baby Jesus more than 2000 years ago. Their visit (Epiphany) is commonly understood as the […]
Here are our favorite fifty restaurants, selected by Editor-in-Chief Meg Zimbeck and broken down by categories including Classic French Bistros, Modern French, Contemporary tasting menus under 100€, Haute cuisine over 100€ and Small Sharable Plates. […]
Did you know that at least half of Paris restaurants are closed on Sunday? We’ve put together this list – organized by neighborhood and whether you need a reservation – to help you find a great meal on this very tricky day of rest. Our absolute favorites are highlighted with a heart. […]
Booking restaurants in Paris can be a nightmare. Even for those who speak French, simply getting a human being on the other end of the phone can be a challenge.
In Paris, where restaurants are tiny and can sometimes contain only a handful of tables, dining en masse requires a certain level of strategy. If you’re trying to book dinner for a large group (more than six people) or are […]
Haven’t sorted out your Thanksgiving holiday plans yet? No need to freak out. We’ve rounded up a few resources to help our American readers, as well as any locals who’ll be sharing the table this year. […]
In a depressing, semi-apocalyptic year defined by reactionary responses to globalism, it’s fair to ask ourselves what, exactly, we are celebrating, when we celebrate the annual release of Beaujolais Nouveau on Thursday. Is Beaujolais Nouveau a symbol […]
Results from the annual competition to name the city’s best baguette – the Grand prix de la baguette de tradition française de la Ville de Paris – have just been announced. This year’s winning baguette […]
Where can you find a great baguette in Paris? Below we’ve listed and mapped the bakeries who have placed among the top ten winners in the city’s annual competition to determine Le Meilleur Baguette de Paris. Look for […]
The Michelin Guide has just released its 2016 designations, and for the first year in a while there’s actually something to discuss. Here’s a quick summary of the wins and losses, with a few choice words about […]
The temptation to spirit away a few bottles of France’s national elixir is great. But can you? Should you? If so, what? And how do you get it home?
In discussing the three-star restaurant L’Ambroisie, which ranks among the most expensive in the world, people often bring up a quote by chef Bernard Pacaud. “Someone’s first meal here is never their best,” he once […]