Chef Philippe Damas is showcasing the season’s best ingredients (porcinis, partridges) at this this bistro near the Canal Saint-Martin.
We have not yet visited Le Bel Ordinaire, which combines an épicerie (grocery and wine shop) with a wine bar and cave à manger. Scroll down to read some of the early reviews. Practical Information Address: 54 Rue de Paradis, 75010 Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday. Open for lunch
Pancakes, poached eggs and hearty seasonal fare served alongside excellent coffee sourced from Belleville Brulerie in a sunny space along the Canal St. Martin. An international array of coffee preparations (flat whites, espressos, long blacks, cappuccinos, and very good “real deal” filtered coffee) are accompanied by hot chocolate made from homemade chocolate syrup and a selection of teas from Le Parti du Thé.
You’re not here for the bare-bones space or the bare-bones service, you’re here for the fresh dumplings, pure and simple. They’re cheap, abundant, and most importantly, good.
Practical information Address: 4 rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin, 75010 Nearest transport: Strasbourg-Saint-Denis (4, 8,9) Hours: Open every day noon-midnight Reservations: Reservations not accepted Telephone: 01 40 37 69 43 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Average price for dinner: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Kebab and falafel Website Facebook Reviews of interest Le
In an exciting step forward for the craft beer scene in Paris, Le Triangle has opened its doors to become Paris’ first-ever gastrobrewpub. With brewing kettles on display behind the bar, an excellent selection of guest beers on tap (house-made brews are slated for early
Practical information Address: 59 rue des Petites Écuries, 75010 Nearest transport: Poissonnière (7), Château d’Eau (4) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Saturday for lunch and Thursday for lunch & dinner Reservations: Walk-Ins Welcome Telephone: 09 80 43 58 85 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Average price for dinner: 10-19€ Style of
Burgers are ubiquitous in Paris, but the unique ones at Siseng are worth seeking out. The house specialty is bao burgers: five spiced beef patties with tamarind and tempura onion or a crispy chicken filet with coconut milk & basil on steamed Chinese buns.
Overseen by Singapore starred chef André Chiang, Porte 12 opened during the rentrée season of 2014 with Vincent Crepel commanding the open kitchen and Thibault Passinge directing the dining room. Passinge’s enthusiasm for his budding wine list is infectious, and the dishes were some of
This bustling annex of Chez Michel offers hearty seasonal cooking and a heavy dose of old Paris charm. Open weekdays for lunch and dinner with menus at 22€ and 29€, and from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays with 25€, all-you-can-eat brunch.
Named for a pig’s snout (and not its other end), this dirt-cheap Breton wine bar is sandwiched between Thierry Breton’s two other eateries Chez Michel and Chez Casimir.
Situated in the increasingly lively Marché Saint Quentin, this shop is home to a wide variety of French and international craft beers, with particularly good selections from Italian and English breweries. Prices are very fair, and service is as chatty (or not) as you want
We have never been disappointed by the excellent modern bistronomy at Abri, but the only way that we have been able to go in the last year has been when someone else had a reservation they couldn’t use. No, they will not answer their phone. No, there
La Cave à Michel rivals the Left Bank’s L’Avant Comptoir for the best Parisian cuisine you’ll eat standing up.
Practical information Address: 6 rue du Forez, 75003 Nearest transport: Filles du Calvaire (8) Hours: Open Monday-Saturday for breakfast, lunch & dinner and Sunday for brunch Reservations: Walk-ins welcome, but book a day or two in advance for brunch Telephone: 09 83 82 53 53 Average price for lunch: 10-19€
In the heart of the colorful rue Faubourg Saint-Denis, this full service traiteur has an excellent cheese department, and boasts an impressive collection of Champagnes, whiskies, and other spirits.
A stylish new pâtisserie and boulangerie from Benoît Castel serving sandwiches, salads, stuffed savory breads and more. The “bobo au rhum” is very aptly named for the neighborhood.
Pascal Guerreau now runs this longstanding bakery, pastry, and chocolate shop.
Serious coffee served in a library-like environment. Pleasantly, the back section of the cafe is a designated co-working space with a strong wireless signal and plenty of plugs for freelancers to camp out. Irritatingly, the staff change the pricing system for said space just about every week.
Thanks to this pastry shop in the 10th, gluten-intolerant gourmandes can have their gateau and eat it, too.
Smart students line up for the killer sandwiches at this Mediterranean shop, which offers French, Italian, and Spanish meats and cheeses, plus an assortment of groceries and wine.
The source for some of the best burrata in town, and other products direct from Italy.
There has been a need for less casual sit-down dining near the Canal Saint Martin and Hai Kai delivers on the food front with a delicate, minimalist menu from chef Amélie Darvas. The room, the clients and the staff are all very pretty, but service
This bistro on place Sainte-Marthe was taken over by Top Chef winner Romain Tischenko in late 2011. Lunch menus at 19, 21 and 24€, dinner 42€.
Practical information Address: 15 rue Lucien Sampaix, 75010 Nearest transport: Jacques Bonsergent (5) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Saturday for breakfast & lunch Reservations: Reservations not accepted Telephone: 09 50 06 36 18 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Soups/salads/sandwiches, vegetarian, healthy eating Website
This is no ordinary kebab joint: The bread at this Kurdish sandwich shop is made before your eyes, split and filled with lamb, beef, or chicken that’s been grilled to order, garnished simply with a few greens, red onion, sliced tomato and herbs.
Where bobos go for bo bun. Go early or be ready to queue.
Practical information Address: 57 rue Charlot, 75003 Nearest transport: Filles du Calvaire (8) Hours: Open every day for lunch and dinner Telephone: 09 60 00 25 59 Website Facebook What people are saying Journal du Dimanche (2013) “Les produits sont frais, travaillés simplement. Pris par l’ambiance