Restaurant Reviews

French Restaurant Alternatives in Montmartre

While Montmartre's numerous bistros serving traditional French fare often leave much to be desired, there are a number of small restaurants serving excellent international cuisine. If you’re looking for something delicious and different, don’t hesitate to try one of these addresses.
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American Comfort Food in Paris: Gumbo Yaya

When the occasional homesickness hits, American comfort food is often my remedy of choice. And no one does soul food quite like pint-sized Gumbo Yaya.
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Where to Lunch Near the Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum is a must for most visitors to Paris, however, as with many heavily touristed sites around the world, the dining options right nearby can be rather bleak. Luckily a mere few blocks away you can have a delicious meal at the
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Passerini Restaurant in Paris: Italian Classics Revisited

Italian chefs have made an increasingly bold mark on Paris’ food scene over the past several years. Among the most successful in this arena? Giovanni Passerini, named Best Chef by Le Fooding in 2017.
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Wen Zhou: Pork Buns and Dumplings in Paris’ Belleville

Knowing where to eat in Chinatown isn’t an easy feat. Rows of unassuming and almost-identical storefronts line bustling blocks, and rue de Belleville in the 20th is no exception. But 24 rue de Belleville is home to something special.
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The Big Mamma Group’s Newest (and Biggest) Venture La Felicità

The Big Mamma Group has done it again. And how their latest venture, La Felicità - their 7th, newest, and biggest restaurant in Paris - can be trumped is anyone’s guess. La Felicità (which means happiness in Italian) comes in at 4500sqm
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Aujourd’hui Demain, Paris’ First Vegan Concept Store

The continued growth of vegetarian restaurants and speciality shops in Paris is proving to be much more than a passing trend as an increasing amount of Parisians are swapping out their steak-frites for a bol végé. The green movement in Paris has

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Gare du Nord: Paris Revamps Railway Hood

Gare du Nord and its environs are in the midst of an exciting transformation and for the 200 million travellers it serves annually, it's not a moment too soon.
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Neighbours: A Friendly Café Near Bastille

Located on the otherwise unremarkable end of the Boulevard Beaumarchais, amidst a series of second hand camera shops and fast food lunch options you'll find Neighbours, a café that's as friendly as its name.
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Dilia: Delectable Dining in Paris’ 20ème

Dilia is one of those unassuming restaurants that you can return to again and again. Nestled on a small corner of rue d’Eupatoria, the neobistrot took over the former Simone Tondo-run Roseval space in 2015 and is hopefully there to stay.
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A Taste of Artisanal Ice Cream at Une Glace à Paris

Strawberry Hibiscus, Asparagus with Anise Wood, Turmeric, Matcha Green Tea...these may sound like menu items from the super star pastry chefs like Pierre Hermé or Sadaharu Aoki but in fact these creative flavor combinations have nothing to do
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The Hood Paris: Coffee, Creativity and Gastronomy

The Hood wears many hats, and it carries each one impeccably. By day, the comfortable, airy space serves as a coffeehouse and creative meeting place. By night, a veritable gastronomic address.
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Le Grand Bain: Imaginative Small Plates in Paris’ Belleville

Le Grand Bain restaurant specializes in imaginative small plates, blending diverse flavors and international ingredients with ease.