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Paris Food & Wine Events

Coming Soon

  • February 8: The next edition of the “The Seconds are the Firsts” will feature Davide di Fabio  who has cooked at Massimo Bottura’s side at Osteria Francesca since 2005. Discover his own cuisine at Fulgurances L’Adresse at 12:30pm for lunch or 8pm for dinner at 10 rue Alexandre Dumas, 75011. Tickets with beverage pairing cost 65€ for lunch and 85€ and reservations are required.
  • February 8-13: celebrate Mardi Gras all week long at Lulu White, the cocktail bar named after a famous New Orleans madame. They’ll have plenty of beads and slushy drinks on hand and a jazz or blues concert every single night this week. From 8pm onwards each night at 12 rue Frochot, 75009.
  • February 11-14: The Taste of Paris returns to the Grand Palais. The food festival will feature more than 18 chefs and 60 different bites.
  • February 12: A housewarming party, so to speak, for the new craft beer shop Houblon ou Brune. There will small plates and beers all night at the celebration. From 6-10pm at 16 rue de Cotte, 75012.
  • February 23-26: the Salon du Fromage will feature 165 producers, farmers and cheesemongers from 13 different countries for a celebration of all things dairy. There will be ample tastings, discussions of major trends in cheese, and even cheese platter composition contests. From 9am-7pm at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles at  1 place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015. 
  • February 23: learn more about biodynamic wines at the American Library in Paris with a workshop from Josh Adler of Paris Wine Company. The tasting will include a discussion of the process of biodynamic winemaking and the difference from conventional production, and cheese and charcuterie. Tickets are 45€. To register, e-mail rosenberg@americanlibraryinparis.org. From 7:30pm at 10 rue du Général Camou, 75007.
  • February 27-March 6: the annual Salon de l’Agriculture will be held at the Porte de Versailles expo center, featuring thousands of prize-hungry animals, ranging from pigeons to two-ton bulls, plus an entire hall devoted to sampling and buying products from the many distinct regions of France. Read more in Our Guide to the Salon de l’Agriculture.

Regular Occurrences 

  • Every Tuesday night: a live jazz concert to accompany absinthe based cocktails at the Pigalle bar Lulu White. From 7:30-11pm at 12 rue Frochot, 75009.
  • Every Saturday: a free wine tasting every  Saturday, usually with a winemaker or two present, at La Dernière Goutte from 11am-7pm. Visit them at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • Every Saturday morning: an introduction to coffee cupping at Belleville Brûlerie. Space is limited to 8 people and reservations are required. Tickets for the tasting are 20€ per person and include a sack of freshly roasted beans to take home.  Starts 11:30am at 10 rue Pradier, 75019.
  • Every Sunday evening: bingo & pastrami (and other American) sandwiches at Freddie’s Deli. Prizes are different each week. From 6pm onwards at 22 Rue Crespin du Gast, 75011.

Planning Ahead

  • March 6-8: Omnivore, the food festival devoted to “young cuisine” returns to Paris from their world tour with a series of demonstrations in Sweet, Savory, Artisan, Street Food and Beverage scenes. For the first time ever, they’ll add an “avant-garde” scene and the city of Montreal will be this year’s guest of honor.
  • March 20: the annual Jour du Macaron to celebrate macarons and raise money for charitable causes.
  • April 2-4:  the largest rum salon in all of Europe, Rhum Fest, takes place in the Parc Floral Vincennes all weekend. There will be master classes, a cane cocktail club, tastings and food trucks. Tickets are 35€ for a single day or 60€ for two.
  • June: the Salon de Vin RDF will welcome hundreds of winemakers to the Palais de Brongniart for 2 days of tasting.
  • Late September: La Fête de la Gastronomie, a 3 day celebration of Gallic gastronomy, will be taking place throughout France. The hundreds of events both in Paris and outside include markets, tastings, international cooking classes, picnics, cheese fashion shows, and more.
  • Late September: the annual edition of the food festival Street Food Temple featuring food trucks and stalls in and around Le Carreau du Temple at  4 rue Eugène Spuller, 75004. Entry is free.
  • Late January: the Fête de la Coquille Saint-Jacques which celebrates the scallop in all its forms with cooking classes, demos and tastings in Montmartre.

16 thoughts on “Paris Food & Wine Events”

  1. Thanks for the detailed list Meg. Looks like I found this blog just in time for the holiday events! The Turkey Pot Luck is such a wonderful idea. Gets people together and allows those without families to enjoy the holiday with others instead of by themselves. Plus, imagine all the various eateries you would even know about if you stuck with the same dishes year after year.

  2. You do not have an invitation to the “Clan des Madonnes” (Sunday night 22H)?
    Reserve a spot for the Fooding is really more complicated than book a table at Yam’Tcha 😉

  3. A amazing wine event take place in this restaurant! I went there and it was very friendly. The sommelier has done all his studies in wine and is a real passionate! + its not expensive at all!

  4. One on our calender you might be interested in is Le Grand Tasting at the Carrousel du Louvre (30 Nov to 1st December). Entrance a bit pricey but lots and lots of wine!

  5. Has anyone tried to book tickets for Paris des Chefs via the link on their website? It leads to FNAC where it says “aucun resultat trouvé”. Very French.

  6. Hi Dana,
    There’s a tasting from 11-6pm at Les Caves Augé, but we’re not yet sure what’s happening at night. Surely, something fun. We’ll update the page as soon as we know more!
    Meg

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