The chefs at Café Salle Pleyel are itinerant, like the musicians who play in the adjacent concert hall. Currently at the stove is Mauro Colagreco. Closed for dinner and weekends except when there is a performance.
Book Reading & Signing December 18 (Saturday) at Spring Boutique: contributing editor Alexander Lobrano will be hanging out, sipping Champagne and signing/selling copies of the new edition of his must-have guide to Paris restaurants (Hungry for Paris). The reading will begin around 5pm but the festivities
This historic spot is known for oysters and grand platters of fruits de mer, as well as its classified, Louis Majorelle – designed art deco toilettes.
Parties December 10 (Friday) at La Cuisine: A holiday party & book signing with three of our favorite Paris authors: contributing editor Alexander Lobrano (Hungry for Paris), David Lebovitz (Ready for Dessert) and Heather Stimmler-Hall (Naughty Paris). Stop by to say hello, sip Champagne, nibble
Régis’ fantastic oysters come from the Marenne-Oleron and are available for dégustation on the spot in the sea blue dining room, to to take home. Take note: Like most oyster bars, Régis has a long summer closure.
Whether or not you believe YOOM serves the most authentic dim sum in Paris may depend on whether or not you’ve been to Hong Kong. Now with two locations, the original on rue des Martyrs, and an outpost in the 6th.
Free (or really cheap) Wine Tastings in Paris December 3 (Friday) at La Dernière Goutte: a free “Happy Hour” tasting with winemaker Julien Labat (Jura) accompanied by a good Comté from the same region. From 4:30-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon le Château, 75006. December 4