Restaurant Reviews

Le Brunch: Paris’ New Favorite Meal

Tom Purves – claydevoute – savagecat – tawalker At the risk of sounding cranky, there are two things I hate that everyone else seems to love: brunch and bowling. In my humble opinion, both are a lot more trouble than they’re worth. We’ll leave bowling for another day, but for now, brunch. It’s not the […]
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Casual Eating in Paris’ Haut Marais

Merce and the Muse – Julien Hausherr Life used to be so easy. At least my lunch choices were. I’d saunter over to the Haut Marais, into le Marché des Enfants Rouges, and hit up Alain, “my” sandwich guy. It started one day when I ordered ...read more
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Le Temps au Temps: Worth Taking the Time

Julien Hausherr I’ve been in Paris for over a year, and I’ve wanted to dine at Le Temps au Temps almost the whole time. I’m not even exactly sure where I first heard about it. But little details stuck out in my mind: that ...read more
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Rino: A Darling New Bistrot in Paris

Barbra Austin – Girl’s Guide to Paris My boyfriend recently informed me that he had made a dinner reservation: “Someplace new… someplace I think you haven’t heard of.” “That’s not possible,” I replied, and I meant it. For the past ...read more
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Dinner in Paris at Hidden Kitchen w/David Lebovitz & Meg Zimbeck

When I heard that the lovely Lily of Context Travel was organizing a dinner at Hidden Kitchen hosted by David Lebovitz and Meg Zimbeck, I jumped at the occasion. I was lucky enough to attend Hidden Kitchen over a year ago and was itching for the ...read more
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Parlez-vous Yelp? Yelp Arrives in France!

Hipparis blogger friend Zeva, from fabulous blog Paris by Appointment Only, was recently asked to be the community manager for popular U.S. site Yelp’s first France edition. We are truly excited to welcome this much-needed addition to the ...read more
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Hungry? Paris’ Best Spots For Man-Sized Meals

Geir Halvorsen An American friend once told me that when he spent his semester abroad in Paris, he was starving the entire time. It’s true that portions in France are generally smaller than those in America (hence the svelte population), ...read more

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Paris Foods You Must Eat – Part 1

Taking photos of the Seine and Sacré-Coeur are a must when visiting Paris, but my camera is filled with images of gorgeous meal after gorgeous meal, thousands of food photos bursting with freshness, color and deliciousness. As my time in Paris ...read more
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Le Baron Rouge: The Quintessential Paris Wine Bar

Monnuage.fr There are a few places in Paris that make you feel like an insider the minute you step through the door. It’s an incredibly gratifying feeling, given that other elements of life here can feel downright impenetrable to those of ...read more
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Dinner at Mama Shelter Lives Up to the Hype

After enduring the heaploads of buzz generated by Mama Shelter — Philip Starck’s uber-hip hotel — HiP Paris Correspondent Amy Thomas decided to stop by its new Alain Senderens restaurant to fill us in on the eagerly awaited ...read more
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Bistrot Paul Bert: A Meeting of Minds

Bistrot Paul Bert, Courtesy of: Hoostamagazine.com Text by Simone Blaser Sometimes, the planets align. Sometimes old friends come back to Paris (hi Tory!) and sometimes new friends come back to Paris (hi Sarah!) and sometimes you go to dinner at ...read more
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In Celebration of Lunch: Top 5 Prix-Fixe Menus in Paris

Café des Musées – MatinSoir For Parisians, lunch is where it’s at. Breakfast usually consists of coffee and cigarettes (and maybe a tartine), and weekday dinners are often simple affairs as well. But lunch is the moment when many kick back ...read more
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Les Papilles – The Classic Paris Prix-Fixe Bistrot Experience

Text and photos by: Meg Zimbeck I panicked, on a recent winter night, when some friends asked me to organize a dinner. Choosing a restaurant is something that I usually enjoy, but the guests for this particular occasion were a couple of chefs. ...read more