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
France generally doesn’t tend to fall in for fad diets. The Atkins craze that swept the States in the early 2000s barely made a blip in the Hexagon. The past two years, however, have seen a noticeable rise in restaurants and bakeries that are actively
Practical information Address: 112 rue Saint Maur, 75011 Nearest transport: Parmentier (3), Couronnes (2) Hours: Closed Monday; Open Tuesday-Friday 8am-6pm; Open Saturday & Sunday 12pm-6pm Reservations: Walk-Ins Welcome Telephone: 01 71 93 16 24 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Gluten-free, soups & salads & sandwiches,
Thanks to this pastry shop in the 10th, gluten-intolerant gourmandes can have their gateau and eat it, too.
A popular place among the Marais fashion set for healthy lunch options ranging from bagels to futomaki to colorful curries. The last time I was there, actor Owen Wilson was sipping a wheatgrass smoothie across the communal table. All natural, organic and vegetarian.
Practical information Address: 69 rue d’Argout, 75002 Nearest transport: Sentier (3) Hours: Closed Saturday & Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch Reservations: Reservations not accepted Telephone: 01 42 21 44 36 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Soups/salads/sandwiches, vegetarian options, healthy eating Website Facebook
Is it possible to eat healthy in the hexagon? French food writer Clotilde Dusoulier tells us about her journey from duck fat to daikon, and names her favorite veg-friendly restaurants & shops in Paris.