Word of Mouth: February

Each month we collect the reviews that interest us most, add excerpts to the pages collected in Our Guide to Paris Restaurants (and shops) and present you with a summary. We update it continuously throughout the month, with the newer reviews appearing at the top. For serious restaurant geeks only. […]


Practical information Address: 74 rue des Archives, 75003 Nearest transport: Filles du Calvaire (8), Rambuteau (11) Hours: Closed Monday & Tuesday; Open Wednesday-Sunday continuously for lunch & dinner Reservations: Book a few days in advance […]

2014 Michelin Results for Paris

The Michelin Guide has just released its 2014 designations. Here’s a quick summary, for those who are still following the Red Guide, plus links to the reactions from local and foreign critics.

Explosion Shuts Down À l’Etoile d’Or

Sad news for fans of Denise Acabo and her legendary sweets shop À l’Etoile d’Or: the shop has shut down (temporarily, we hope) following an explosion at the shop. Construction workers in the basement accidentally hit a pocket of gas and blew out the storefront of the the historic chocolaterie. […]

Partage Pops Up

Partage, an event series focused on a single stellar ingredient meant to be shared, is popping up at Albion on March 9th. During the first edition, each table can fight over a giant joint of lamb of Guillaume Verdin of Ferme de Clavisy. […]

Our Guide to Craft Beer Bars & Shops

Paris Bars for Drinking Craft Beer 75001 Le Sous-Bock Au Trappiste 75004 Bar Demory Paris 75005 Académie de la Bière The Bombardier Brewberry L’Envol Québécois Le Mayflower 75006 La Marine 75009 Dirty Dick Glass 75011 […]

Our Guide to Paris Specialty Shops

Cookware & Supplies E. Dehillerin G. Detou Japanese Knife Company Mora Generalists (a bit of everything) Fine L’Épicerie de Belleville La Cantine du Quentin La Grande Èpicerie Lafayette Gourmet La Graineterie du Marché Les Papilles […]