France, the last winner and host of the Bocuse d’Or, failed to take home a single award in the international culinary competition. Norway beat out 24 countries/competitors for the gold, and the United States, in […]
The first ever Paris Cocktail Week will be taking place next week, featuring events, courses, and special drink prices at more than thirty bars around the city.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“Boissons vivantes & épicerie funk” announces the tagline on this small, brightly decorated storefront. Inside, you’ll find nearly 200 different bottled craft beers from Europe and North America, many kept chilled for immediate consumption. The […]
Lots and lots of different beers, served inexpensively and without pretense – that’s the draw at this welcoming, convivial bar in the far reaches of Eastern Paris. The selection is predominantly Belgian, as the name […]
Hidden on the tourist-free side of the Butte Montmartre, this small bar pours well-priced beers from Italy, Scandinavia, and France in a laid-back atmosphere. The back room is set up with a projector for movie […]
Revolutionary for Paris, this shoebox-sized bar just north of the lively Oberkampf district has a lot to offer lovers of craft beer… and their natural wine-drinking friends, too. French beer is well-represented both on the […]
Situated in the increasingly lively Marché Saint Quentin, this shop is home to a wide variety of French and international craft beers, with particularly good selections from Italian and English breweries. Prices are very fair, […]
Dorie Greenspan’s long-awaited book about French comfort baking was released this week, and the culinary guru (who we’re proud to call a contributing editor) hit the road for a book tour that would make authors half […]
For two days in November, chef Alain Passard will be partnering for a series of meals with his former acolytes – chefs who worked for him at L’Arpège before moving on and gaining acclaim with their own restaurants. The […]
For this week only, until October 18, the concept store Colette will be selling a box of limited edition Ladurée macarons with two flavors – cola and peanut butter – created by Pharrell Williams.
One of our favorite bloggers (and contributing editors) Clotilde Dusoulier has a new book out today – her collection of food-related idioms called Edible French.
Purveyors of fine chocolate in Paris are suffering major losses this year. Back in February, Denise Acabo’s beloved chocolate shop L’Etoile d’Or was rocked by an explosion. Then yesterday, Patrick Roger’s atelier in Sceaux suffered a […]
Anne-Sophie Pic, one of a small number of chefs to possess three Michelin stars and a vagina, has been expanding in recent months at an almost Ducassian rate. In the past two years, the Valence-based […]
The Pourcel brothers report that the official hunting season opened yesterday in France, so we can expect to see some gibier à plumes (wild birds) turning up on restaurant menus soon, to be followed later in […]
The folks at L’Express have created a handy guide to navigating this, the 5th edition of Tous au Restaurant. Just like Restaurant Week celebrations in other cities, Tous au Restaurant (September 22-28) aims to bring more people […]
Laurent Fréchet from Pirouette – a restaurant that has become a quiet favorite of ours – is planning to open a new outpost in the 1st. Construction has just begun in the old Pierre au Palais Royal space […]
Eataly in Rome Eataly, the super-sized Italian food court/store with outposts in New York, Tokyo, and Istanbul, has struck a deal to open in Paris in 2015 or 2016. In partnership with Galeries Lafayette, Eataly will […]