Free Tastings June 24 (Thursday) at Les Taulières: tasting of two Cabernet Francs from the Château du Petit Thouars (selection 2009 and reserve 2008) from 7pm. Later on, Sébastian du Petit Thouars (winemaker/DJ) will be spinning a special Cab Franc-inspired mix of music from 9pm to 1:30am
This Breton bistrominique near the Gare du Nord serves a four-course feast featuring dishes that are baked in a massive dining room oven.
The first cookbook I ever used (but not the first I ever owned) was written by Patricia Wells. I still own this sauce-stained copy of Trattoria and remember our first collaboration: penne all’Arrabiata, cooked for a boy during my senior year of college. Because it turned
Well, here’s something strange: there’s a fashion show for “adult bibs” by Maude Möhlmann happening tonight along the banks of the Seine river. poll by twiigs.com
Free Tastings June 10 (Thursday) at Le Garde Robe: tasting with winemaker Arnaud Combier. 41 rue de l’Arbre Sec, 75001. June 11 (Friday) at La Cave du Moulin Vieux: tasting biodynamic Côte de Beaune with the winemaker from Domaine Jean Claude Rateau. From 5pm at
A London-based production company is looking for diners to take part in a new television show fronted by Michel Roux Junior, who will be bringing seven trainees over from London to see how they cope with the formal dining service at the Michelin 2* restaurant
Cheap, messy and seemingly obligatory. The line-averse should probably avoid it on a Sunday afternoon.
Practical information Address: 11 rue Bernard Palissy, 75006 Nearest transport: St. Germain-des-Pres (4) Hours: Open every day from 10am-6pm Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome Telephone: 01 45 44 02 52 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Eggs, classic French, vegetarian options Website Reviews of interest Le
On a lovely corner near the Place des Victoires, Les Fines Gueules adheres to the good-ingredients-prepared-simply formula. Open every day, noon-11:30 p.m.
Free Tastings June 4 (Friday) at Le Vin en Tête Saint-Placide: Tasting Côtes de Duras with the winemaker from Chateau Haut-Lavigne (free). From 6:30-9pm at 53 rue Saint-Placide, 75006. June 5 (Saturday) at La Dernière Goutte: Tasting with Philippe Gourdon of Château de La Tour Grise and Philippe Gilbert
Before launching at 5:00 this morning, the PbM crew celebrated the new website with a few hundred glasses at Spring Boutique. All photos by Nicolas Calcott The crowd at Spring Boutique spills out onto the sidewalk Drew Harré and Daniel Rose Clotilde Dusoulier, Laura Adrian and
When: June 1st from 6pm-2am Where: Batofar, Quai Francois Mauriac, 75013 (map) What: Chef Yannick Alléno (Le Meurice) will be cooking up burgers on the banks of the Seine. As reported earlier by Phyllis Flick, Alléno’s beef – both chuck and rib – will be supplied by