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Spring Restaurant

A return visit in July, after more than ten visits, prompted us to remove Spring from our list of favorite tasting menus. it seems that Rose’s departure to focus on Le Coucou in New York has left his flagship Paris restaurant in a state of hibernation.

Ratapoil du Faubourg restaurant in Paris photo via Facebook

Ratapoil du Faubourg – NOW CLOSED

NOW CLOSED Former Address: 72 rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, 75010 Reviews of interest Figaroscope (2015) “Coup de chapeau pour le menu déjeuner à 22 € qui tape juste et suit le marché du jour: moules à la plancha épices au chorizo, épaule de porcelet confite, écrasée de

Curio Parlour (Now Closed)

A tiny cave filled with dead animals and intricate cocktails, from the ECC team. Its small size and popularity make it a tough door to get through so arrive early. Keep your eyes peeled for their house specialty: nikka, Japanese whiskey.

Figs at Chatomat restaurant in Paris |

Chatomat – NOW CLOSED

Light and bright, based on pedigreed produce, the cooking at this Menilmontant is firmly of the moment (as is the exposed brick and industrial lighting of the room).

Roseval Restaurant in Paris | Paris By Mouth

Roseval (NOW CLOSED)

Young chefs Michael Greenwold and Simone Tondo worked at Chateaubriand and Rino, among others, before opening this Menilmontant table, an instant hit that seems poised for the big time. Expect modern, seasonal cooking, and plenty of influence from former bosses Aizpitarte and Passerini.

Atao restaurant in Paris via John Talbott |


NOW CLOSED Former Address: 86 rue Lemercier, 75017 Reviews of interest John Talbott (2012) “… the ideal place for a Sunday lunch…” John Talbott (2011) “… oysters which reminded me of those salty assertive ones from 1950, palourdes which were spot-on… the crepe with butter

Tuck Shop

This café is now closed.  Practical information Former location: 13 rue Lucien Sampaix, 75010 Reviews of interest Lindsey Tramuta-Morel (2013) “Australian-owned and run with excellent coffee, only a few doors up from HolyBelly. The space is small so go early and cozy up with a book. The

Thiercelin (Now Closed)

NOW CLOSED Practical information Former Address: 3 rue Dupuis, 75003 Reviews of interest David Lebovitz (2008) “… a treasure trove of spices and comestibles… There’s all sorts of unusual grains, haricots Tarbais, curiously-flavored vinegars and oils, plus a whole section of jars containing various powders and