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Craft beer blows up in Paris

At long last, it’s an exciting time to be a beer lover in Paris.

Until recently, beer drinkers in France who wanted to quaff anything with character had to be content with a limited number of foreign-made beers, mostly from Belgium. The Belgian brewing tradition is long and revered, featuring a wealth of brews in traditional styles. But as devotees of craft beer know, there is more to beer than simple tradition. Microbrewers in the US and UK have been bucking tradition for decades now, and in doing so have revitalized an industry and gained legions of passionate customers. In more recent years, while craft beers have taken off in neighboring countries like Denmark and Italy, France has lagged behind, content with its industrially-made Kronenbourg. That’s all changing. It seems that in Paris, craft beer has finally arrived. >> Read More

Mimolette on Lockdown

American fans of the famed French cheese Mimolette are mite-y pissed off that U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has temporarily banned the favorite cheese of Charles de Gaulle.

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Lobster Bar

This is no longer included among the favorite 350 addresses that make up Our Guide to Paris Restaurants. We’ve maintained this page so that you can refer to the practical information and other reviews of interest. Feel free to share your own opinion in the comments.

Practical information

Address: 41 rue Coquillière, 75001
Nearest transport: Louvre-Rivoli (1)
Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday
Reservations: Not accepted
Telephone: No phone, only email – contact@lobsterbar.fr
Website
Average price for lunch: €20-34
Average price for dinner: €20-34
Style of cuisine: American (lobster rolls)

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Camille Malmquist

Camille MalmquistCamille Malmquist is a pastry chef who has worked in restaurants, bakeries, and pastry shops both in Paris and the United States. She has written for Secrets of Paris and Girls’ Guide to Paris, and wrote the dessert and bun recipes for Hamburger Gourmet (Marabout, 2012). A native of the Pacific Northwest, Camille has been a fan of craft beer since before she could afford to drink it. She’s been seeking out good beer in France since her arrival in 2008, a pursuit that has become increasingly fruitful as the French craft beer scene comes into its own.  She posts beer reviews, cooking tips, recipes, and travel stories on her blog Croque-Camille, and ideas for seasonal cooking on its little sibling, Seasonal Market Menus.

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