Did you know that at least half of Paris restaurants are closed on Sunday? We’ve put together this list to help you find a great meal on this very tricky day of rest.
Monday can be a difficult day for dining in Paris, but there are still plenty of great options to choose from. Here are your best bets for dining on Monday.
Here’s our annual calendar to show who will be staying open during the summer holidays, based on information that we’ve confirmed directly with the restaurants. Whether you want to search for the schedule of a particular restaurant, or find out what’s open by date, you’ll
In Paris, where restaurants are tiny and can sometimes contain only a handful of tables, dining en masse requires a certain level of strategy. If you’re trying to book dinner for a large group (more than six people) or are planning a special event, we’ve found a selection of restaurants that
Booking restaurants in Paris can be a nightmare. Even for those who speak French, simply getting a human being on the other end of the phone can be a challenge.
The French have had a love affair with chocolate since 1615, when Anne of Austria (confusingly, actually Spanish) married Louis XIII of France and packed cocoa beans for drinking chocolate in her Paris-bound valise. 400 years later, French chocolates are some of the finest in
The giant madeleine door handle and the tiny seashell shaped sweets printed on the wallpaper are a good indicator of what lies within. The classic childhood treat is here elevated to a work of art in a variety of flavors. Delicately perfumed with crisp, buttery
Selected addresses for gluten-free goods: Thank You, My Deer – It’s a silly name but they’re serious about gluten-free goods, good coffee, and good service. This little café bakes their own doughy bread, has soups, salads & sandwiches for lunch, and more involved fare like
Ob-La-Di might be the most Instagrammed café of the 2015 rentrée, but there’s real substance at this stylish spot in the Haut Marais. Most of the baked goods are made in-house, and many of them manage to be vegan and gluten-free, and still actually taste
To save the 13 million travelers who visit Notre Dame each year from the 13 million terrible restaurants that surround it, we present you with our 13 favorite places to eat near the great cathedral.
In a half shell, here’s everything you need to know about buying, ordering, and eating oysters in Paris.
The Champs-Élysées is one of the most historic and beautiful promenades in all of Paris. Chestnut trees line the streets, as do some of the best (and most astronomically expensive) restaurants in the city, but the high-rent real estate also means that there is an abundance of large, mediocre multinational chain restaurants. It’s slim pickings, but these are our pickings for what’s actually worth seeking out along la plus belle avenue du monde.
If you’ve worked up an appetite while waiting in line to see the Monets and Manets, here’s a selection of our favorite places just a short stroll away from the Musée d’Orsay.
It can be a struggle to decipher the coffee menu before you’ve actually had your coffee. We get it. We’re here to help you understand how to order exactly what you want in a corner café or specialty coffee shop.
Can’t distinguish your colvert from your crapaudine? No need to grouse – we’ve created a glossary for all the gibier (wild game) jargon that you’ll find on Paris menus in the fall. Bécasse we love you.
Montmartre is a neighborhood which, like all tourist centers, presents a challenge to anyone hoping to eat well. We can’t help you avoid the pickpockets around the Sacré-Cœur, but we can help you bypass the tourist trap eateries.
We don’t recommend visiting the Eiffel tower without a solid plan for eating, whether to fortify yourself for the wait or to restore your sanity after the harrowing elevator ride. Here are some tables to consider that don’t require a crosstown trip.
It’s truffle season in Paris, and the knobby tubers are turning up on restaurant menus all over town. Many people, however, don’t know their Alba from their elbow, and can’t understand why a kilo of fungus might sell for thousands of euros. Are are some basics, with a little help from truffle maven Patricia Wells.