Category Archives: Southeast Asian

tiger bar paris gin and tonic |


On a busy street lined with touristy pubs near Saint Sulpice, Tiger is a cocktail-focused breath of fresh air. Gin & tonics are the specialty here, with more than six variations on the standard available, all made with Tiger’s homemade tonic. Other gin-based cocktails make up a strong part

Chicken bao burger at Siseng in Paris |


Burgers are ubiquitous in Paris, but the unique ones at Siseng are worth seeking out. The house specialty is bao burgers: five spiced beef patties with tamarind and tempura onion or a crispy chicken filet with coconut milk & basil on steamed Chinese buns.

Nest Vietnamese vegetarian restaurant in Paris photo from Facebook |


Practical information Address: 9 rue Villedo, 75001 Nearest transport: Pyramides (7,14) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Saturday for lunch only Reservations: Reservations Not Accepted Telephone: 01 40 20 45 20 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Vietnamese Website   Facebook Reviews of interest L’Express (2014) “Une

Aux Deux Cygnes

Well-appointed, informal and lightly exotic, rue Keller wine bar Aux Deux Cygnes is the answer for any casual diner looking to drink natural wine and snack on something other than the usual cheese plates and charcuterie.

Lao Lane Xang 2 Restaurant in Paris | Paris By Mouth

Lao Lane Xang 2

Practical information Address: 102 avenue d’Ivry, 75013 Nearest transport: Tolbiac (7), Olympiades (14), Place d’Italie (5, 6, 7) Hours: Closed Wednesday; Open Thursday-Tuesday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Book a day or two in advance Telephone: 01 58 89 00 00 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average

Song Heng

Pho and bo bun are the only things on the menu at this vestpocket Vietnamese, where the seating is very, very tight.