Michelin Announces Stars for 2016

The Michelin Guide has just released its 2016 designations, and for the first year in a while there’s actually something to discuss. Here’s a quick summary of the wins and losses, with a few choice words about […]

A Pasta Shop for Giovanni Passerini

Giovanni Passerini, the Roman chef behind the beloved and now-closed Rino, has today opened a fresh pasta shop near the Marché d’Aligre at 65 rue Traversière, 75012. Pastificio Passerini will make fresh pasta daily to cook at […]

Desserted in Paris

The chef-pâtissier Tal Spiegel is putting his extensive shoe collection to work by pounding the pavement in search of beautiful pastries for his Instagram account Desserted_in_Paris. This redness is so pretty and calm, so today […]

Fulgurances Opens a Restaurant

French food magazine Fulgurances has just opened L’Adresse in the trendy neighborhood off the 11th and will be serving dinner four nights a week (Wednesday-Saturday) as part of their new culinary residency program. During a six […]

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 […]

Yam’Tcha is Back

Well, almost. The universally beloved Franco-Chinois restaurant from Adeline Grattard has been closed for months as the team prepared to move to a new location. The new spot at 121 rue Saint Honoré isn’t open quite yet, […]

Eating & Drinking in the No-Go Zones

The reliably cynical Fox News network has been broadcasting an interview with Nolan Peterson (photo at right), a supposed security expert and confirmed bozo who has declared Paris to be dotted with “No-Go Zones” where “in just a ten-minute cab ride […]

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 […]

Shooting at Charlie Hebdo

We have just learned that there has been a mass shooting  at Charlie Hebdo, a long-running satirical magazine.  Speaking at the newspaper’s offices in the 11th arrondissement this morning, President François Hollande characterized it as […]

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