Upcoming Food & Wine Tours

There’s a reason why our food tours have been celebrated by The New York Times (twice!), and knowledgable foodies like David Lebovitz and Ruth Reichl: we keep our group sizes tiny, we spend generously at the best shops in town, and we only work with expert guides who have devoted their lives to food & wine. […]

Taste of the Latin Quarter

About this tour Throughout its long history, the Latin Quarter has hosted the city’s most prestigious educational institutions, along with an eclectic mix of students. More recently, and more in keeping with our gluttonous aims, […]

Taste of the Marais

About this tour Throughout its long history, the Marais has been home to successive waves of aristocrats, immigrants, artists, and hipsters. The northern section of this quarter is now exploding with art galleries, independent fashion […]

Taste of Saint-Germain

About this tour  Saint-Germain is a destination for visitors from all around the world who come to shop and (most importantly) to eat. For this tour, we’ll be exploring some of the tiniest and most […]

Sundays on the Left Bank

 About this tour On Sundays and holidays, we run our Taste of Saint-Germain tour from a different starting point in the Latin Quarter, visiting a slightly different collection shops including one of the most exhilarating (and […]

French Cheese & Wine Workshop

About this workshop If you’ve ever wondered why there are more than 500 different cheeses in France, how different cheeses are produced (what accounts for their texture, color, and smell?), why French cheesemakers use raw […]

Taste of Saint-Germain

About this tour  Saint-Germain is a destination for visitors from all around the world who come to shop and (most importantly) to eat. For this tour, we’ll be exploring some of the tiniest and most […]

Paris Restaurants Open on Sunday

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. […]

Chez la Vieille

Chef Daniel Rose of Spring restaurant has purchased Chez La Vieille and plans to reopen this historic Les Halles institution in January 2016. Here’s an excerpt from our article about his plans: “Chez la Vieille occupies […]

La Fine Mousse Restaurant

It should come as no surprise that the Parisian craft beer pioneers behind La Fine Mousse bar would be the first to open a restaurant dedicated to beer and food pairings. Slightly more surprising is […]

Fête de la Musique Food Events

It’s Fête de la Musique tonight! While the all-night free music festival might technically be about the tunes, there are some great bars, restaurants and shops that are putting on concerts and serving specials to celebrate.

Bones restaurant to close in August

Bones announced yesterday on Facebook that they will be permanently closing their doors on August 7th. According to Florent Ciccoli, one of the restaurant’s owners, it was simply time for many of the key players to […]

The 20 Best Bites of Haute Cuisine in Paris

Haute cuisine is not exclusively about what’s on the plate. Elaborately choreographed service, the spectacular number of dishes, the depth of a wine cellar and sumptuous surroundings – these are arguably the elements that separate restaurants with two […]

The Best Modern French Restaurants in Paris

Top 9 Favorite Modern French Restaurants Restaurant David Toutain Verjus Sola Clover Spring Porte 12 Akrame Pirouette Saturne By Neighborhood 75001 Pirouette Spring Verjus Yam’tcha 75002 Frenchie Saturne 75003 Les Enfants Rouges 75004 Le Metropolitain Mon Vieil […]

The Best Classic French Bistros in Paris

Favorite Classic Bistros Juveniles Le Griffonier Philou Chez Michel Bistrot Paul Bert Chez l’Ami Jean Terroir Parisien L’Assiette Chez Georges By Neighborhood 75001 (Louvre, Palais-Royal, Les Halles) Juveniles La Régalade Saint Honoré (open Mon) La […]

Five Paris Chefs to Follow on Instagram

If your Instagram feed is feeling dry, consider following these Paris chefs and their provocative posts. Be sure to follow our own cheese-obsessed Instagram account and let us know in the comments if there are other Instagrammers we should be […]

Police Close Shops on Rue des Rosiers

Due to the ongoing hostage situation at a kosher supermarket near Porte de Vincennes, Le Figaro reports that police ordered the closure of shops and restaurants along the rue des Rosiers in the  historically Jewish […]

Latest Restaurant Openings

Looking to try something new? Here’s a recap of all the restaurants we’ve added to our guide, dating back to 2009 and ordered according to the season when they opened.

La Pointe du Grouin

Named for a pig’s snout (and not its other end), this dirt-cheap Breton wine bar is sandwiched between Thierry Breton’s two other eateries Chez Michel and Chez Casimir. […]

Au Passage to open new wine bar

The team behind Au Passage is opening a new wine bar called Martin on Saturday night November 29. Au Passage barman Loïc (family name Martin) is leading the charge with backing from Au Passage co-owners Jean-Charles & Audrey […]

Aizpitarte to open Le Chabanais in London

Bloomberg reported today that Le Chateaubriand (now le Chateaubrand?) will be opening a 90 seat restaurant early next year in London’s Mayfair district. Le Chabanais, which takes its name from a brothel and is also the name of […]

Terroirs d’Avenir

Even if you haven’t been to Terroirs d’Avenir yet, odds are you’ve still tried one of their products. Alexandre Drouard and Samuel Nahon started Terroirs d’Avenir in 2008 to bring exceptional French products from small producers […]

The Bombardier

A hub for English culture, this pub proudly pours “real ales” from Wells & Young’s, beers in classic English styles you won’t find elsewhere in Paris. Traditional English pub fare is served at lunch and […]

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