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Paris’ Best Baguette in 2016: La Parisienne

Results from the annual competition to name the city’s best baguette – the Grand prix de la baguette de tradition française de la Ville de Paris – have just been announced. This year’s winning baguette was made by bakers Mickaël Reydellet and Florian Charles from La

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 Ducasse and links to reactions from other writers.

French Restaurants Offering Doggy Bags

First hamburgers arrived, then Tex-Mex. But never before has the Americanization of French food culture been more evident than on January 1, 2016, when the Union of Hospitality Trades and Industries handed a down a “strong recommendation” to restaurants serving 150-200 covers per day that

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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 home and sell everything needed to make it into a

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A New Wine Bar from the Owner of La Buvette

Camille Fourmont of La Buvette, the beloved gem of a wine bar in the 11th, has collaborated on a new wine bar at the recently opened Hotel Le Pigalle in Pigalle. Diners can expect simple, seasonal, small plates and excellent wines, per usual. Fourmont says that the bar, also

Tal Spiegel Desserted

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 I eat this BAbylone by @angelina_paris Almond biscuit with vanilla

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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 month stint, partnering guests chefs will have the opportunity to try

Chez la Vieille in Paris from Daniel Rose | parisbymouth.com

Daniel Rose to take on Chez la Vieille & New York

Chez la Vieille occupies an unassuming corner at the intersection of two quiet streets, Bailleul and l’Arbre Sec, between the Louvre and what’s left of Les Halles. It was opened by the formidable Adrienne Biasin back in 1960 and catered – like most restaurants in this neighborhood

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Fowl Play: Chicken Theft at Parisian Urban Farm

Foul play is suspected with the fowl at La Recyclerie, the sprawling restaurant/urban farm/flea market/bar in the 18th arrondissement. Six of the sixteen chickens  were stolen during the night of September 8th from their urban farm alongside the railway tracks, they reported on Facebook. According to

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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.

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2015

The annual ranking of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants has just been announced. El Cellar de Can Roca in Girona (Spain) now wears the crown and Copenhagen’s Noma has fallen to #3 with Osteria Francescana in Modena (Italy) sneaking up to grab second place. Here’s a

Jones restaurant in Paris | parisbymouth.com

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 move on to different projects.

Yam'Tcha Restaurant in Paris | Paris By Mouth

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, but François Simon announced that tickets will be available today for

Grand Pigalle Hotel designed by Chzon Design, Pigalle, Paris, France. Photo Credit : Kristen Pelou

Experimental Cocktail Club to Open “Bed and Beverage” Hotel

Grand Pigalle, a 37-room hotel from the team behind Experimental Cocktail Club and its many outposts, will be opening at 29 rue Victor Massé in the 9th arrondissement on April 2nd. Rooms will start at 200€ and guests will have the option to be chauffeured around town to any

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Le Grenier à Pain in Montmartre wins 2015 Best Baguette Contest

Félicitations to Djibril Bodian of Le Grenier à Pain Abbesses for winning First Prize in the 2015 Grand Prix de la Baguette de Tradition Française de la Ville de Paris,  a.k.a. The Best Baguette in Paris Competition. If Bodian’s name sounds familiar, it’s because the Senegalese born, second generation baker also

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Candelaria to Open Fried Chicken Joint

Quixotic Projects, the team behind Candelaria, Glass, and Le Mary Celeste, will be opening a Korean fried chicken joint named Hero at 289 rue Saint-Denis, 75002 on Friday, April 10th. 

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France Leaves Bocuse d’Or Empty Handed

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 second place, had their best showing ever. Additional Reading: The

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Cocktail Week Launches in Paris

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.

Fox News No-Go zones Paris

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 from the Eiffel Tower, you can be walking through streets

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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 neighborhood of the Marais today. Most of the shops normally close

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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 “undoubtedly a terrorist attack” and an “act of exceptional barbarism”.