- September 26-early December: all autumn long, the libraries of Paris are celebrating Le Gout et La Gourmandise with conversations, debates, and tastings with chefs, culinary historians, authors, and artisans. The festival kicks off with a discussion with Michelin starred chef Pierre Gagnaire at 7pm in the Hôtel de Ville library at 5 Rue de Lobau, 75004. Reservations for that chat are required and can be made at 01 42 76 48 87. All events are free.
- September 27-October 3: after months of circumnavigation and culinary adventures, Harry Cummins and Laura Vidal (both formerly at Frenchie) are returning to Paris for seven collaborative pop-up dinners in the Aligre neighborhood. Small plates from Harry priced at 6-20€, wine pairing by the glass from Laura starting at 5 euros, cocktails from an all-star team of Parisian bartenders including Romain Llobet (Lockwood), Michael Mas (Mary Celeste), and Charlie Brock (Death by Burrito), and music every night from 9pm until late. More information and reservations via the Paris Popup Facebook page or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- September 30: Autumn Cocktails Meet Up with 52 Martinis. From 7-10pm at the new private club le Kafka inside Club RaYé at 26 rue Dussoubs, 75002. Forest Collins is making the cocktails herself featuring Monkey Shoulder. RSVP requested.
- September 30: a free Hendrick’s gin tasting (straight up or in a cocktail) at Julhès. From 5-8pm at 54 rue du Faubourg Saint Denis, 75010.
- October 4: dozens of Champagne producers will be popping bottles today at the Salon du Champagne at all locations of Julhès. From 2:30-7:30 pm at 54 rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, 75010, 59 rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin, 75010, and 28 rue du Faubourg Poissoniere, 75010.
- October 5: cocktails, brunch treats, and the blogger himself at a David Lebovitz hosted brunch at Treize. Booking is required and tickets are 75€. From 1-4pm at 16 Rue des Saints-Pères, 75006. Additionally, there will be a book signing open to the public from 12-1pm.
- October 8-12: The Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre, celebrates the harvest of the neighborhood’s 1,200+ grape vines with a giant parade, singing children, poetry slams, and over 160 food and wine stalls.
- October 14: On Writing About French Food, a discussion between writers (and our contributing editors) Alexander Lobrano and Clotilde Dusoulier about the current state of Gallic cuisine, will take place at the American Library in Paris. From 7:3o onwards at 10 Rue du Général Camou, 75007.
- October 22: learn about (and taste) artisanal wines from Eastern France (Jura, Savoie, Alsace) alongside Joshua Adler from The Paris Wine Company. From 7:30pm onward at The American Library in Paris at 10 rue du Général Camou, 75007. Tickets are 35€, booking is required, and can be done by e-mailing Grant Rosenberg at rosenberg@
- October 25: day drink with The Chamber, a private cocktail club, at Tea & Tipples. Sweet and savory nibbles will available, plus bubbly, cocktails and tea. From 1-5:30pm at a private residence in Montmartre, 75018. Booking is required and costs 30€ for members & 50€ for non-members.
- Late October: demos, tastings, courses, and sweets abound at the Salon du Chocolat which hosts more than 400 chocolatiers, chefs, pastry chefs, cocoa experts and budding diabetics from all over the world at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.
- November 15 & 16: Le Fooding is putting on Passard et Les Arpégiens, a two day celebration of Alain Passard with lunches and dinners from his famous-in-their-own-right protégés. There are only 180 seats, booking is required, and tickets go on-sale on October 27th. Saturday, November 15th, at 12:30pm will be Björn Frantzén of Frantzén and Sven Chartier of Saturne. Saturday, November 15th, from 7-10pm will be Mauro Colagreco of Mirazur and David Toutain of Restaurant David Toutain. Sunday, November 16th, you can look forward to two services from Tatiana Levha of Le Servan and Bertrand Grébaut of Septime at 11:30am and 2:30pm.
- November 20: Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivée! Check out Aaron’s incredible guide to last year’s best Beaujolais Nouveau parties, complete with history and winemaker interviews.
- November 22: day drink with The Chamber, a private cocktail club, at Tea & Tipples. Sweet and savory nibbles will available, plus bubbly, cocktails and tea. From 1-5:30pm at a private residence in Montmartre, 75018. Booking is required and costs 30€ for members & 50€ for non-members.
- Late November/Early December: sample wines from hundreds of small-scale, independent winemakers at the Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants.
- December 14: day drink with The Chamber, a private cocktail club, at Tea & Tipples. Sweet and savory nibbles will available, plus bubbly, cocktails and tea. From 1-5:30pm at a private residence in Montmartre, 75018. Booking is required and costs 30€ for members & 50€ for non-members.
- Early February: La Dive Bouteille will host its 15th annual wine tasting in the chilly cave beneath the Château de Brézé in the Loire Valley, featuring approximately one zillion winemakers.
- Late February/Early March: the annual Salon de l’Agriculture will be held at the Porte de Versailles expo center.
- Early March: the annual Omnivore Food Festival will return to Paris with three days of short demonstrations and master classes.
- March 20: The annual Jour du Macaron to celebrate macarons and raise money for charity. A single macaron is “free” in exchange for a charitable donation at Pierre Hermé, Sadaharu Aoki, Laurent Duchêne, Arnaud Larher, Jean-Paul Hévin, Dalloyau and Christophe Roussel. Expect long lines at any of these shops today.
- Late March: the Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants will be back for days of tastings with many hundreds of outstanding winemakers.
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