Restaurant Reviews

Le Verre Volé: My Favorite Boozy Wine Bar in Paris

Photo: linternaute.com What is it about France that makes me feel like it’s OK to drink an entire bottle of wine at midday? I guess it’s the fact that there are so many places that make it easy—almost impossible not—to do just that. My hands-down favorite spot in Paris for a boozy Sunday lunch is […]
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“Was There Life Before the Counter?” Meg Zimbeck Reviews Paris’ New Wine Bar L’Avant Comptoir

Paris-based freelance food and travel writer Meg Zimbeck (who contributes to the wonderful new blog Girls Guide to Paris) hits up l’Avant Comptoir, a great new wine bar in the 6th…   by Meg Zimbeck Last night marked my fourth ...read more
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Daniel Rose (Spring) Is Back with Table 28

Paris-based freelance food and travel writer Meg Zimbeck (who contributes to the wonderful new Blog  Girls Guide to Paris) highlights Daniel Rose’s much buzzed-about new Paris restaurant Table 28. We are beyond jealous of those who have ...read more
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Brunch in Montmartre at Le Coquelicot

Guest Blogger Nichole Robertson (of Little Brown Pen fame) discovers one of our favorite bakeries in Montmartre. Make sure to come early to snag one of the outside tables, and enjoy Paris people watching at its best. photo courtesy of Meg ...read more
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La Petraia: An Unforgettable Tuscan Meal with Chef Susan McKenna Grant

Photos courtesy of La Petraia, Michael Grant & Sarah Raymond In the US, the vast majority of food & grocery shopping is done in supermarkets. We cook with canned beans or tomatoes, pre-butchered meats, and shrink-wrapped cold cuts – or ...read more
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Organic Resto Paris: Super Nature’s Seasonal Cuisine

Super Nature’s cheeseburger. Photo: dansmongrosventre.blogspot.com/ Just as the weather varies by season in Paris, so do our appetites. In spring when the city starts to heat up, we forgo bottles of deep red Cahors for glasses of rosé, we ...read more
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Italian in Paris: La Pizzetta (più grande)

Photo Erica Berman Many people come to Paris craving traditional French cuisine: boeuf bourgignon, croque monsieur, omelettes at lunch… the list goes on. And it’s true that the French create amazing dishes. Sometimes, though, ...read more

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La Vie en Rose (Bakery)

Photo courtesy of TimeOut.com By Rebecca Leffler, La Fleur de Paris As Edith Piaf once said, “Je vois la vie en Rose.” I certainly see la vie en … Rose Bakery. The bakery / eatery, co-owned by a British woman (Rose) and her husband, is a ...read more
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Da Carmine – Napoli in Paris. Pizza & terrace on rue des Martyrs

Terrace & Pizza Da Carmine. Photo Erica Berman Last Wednesday was perfect weather in Paris (not a common occurrence) and I was having dinner with good friends. What better time to find a terrace to dine on and enjoy the setting sun and ...read more
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HiP Paris Eats: Communal-Style Dining

Glou Restaurant – Picture by Erica Berman Our friends over at Parisien Salon, a website with great tips on things to do in Paris, recently posted  a helpful list of tasty restaurants that feature canteen-style (communal) tables. Perfect ...read more
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Cul de Poule – Chicken’s arse or mixing bowl, in any case interesting dining!

After reading David Lebovitz’s super upbeat post and Geneviève’s gently scathing article about the Cul de Poule restaurant, I was unsure whether I would find a trendy hipster resto with snooty servers and less than average food, or a ...read more
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Cul de Poule — dining at the rue des Martyrs’ Hen’s Arse.

Photo by JasonW Text by Geneviève Sandifer If there’s one thing I think New York has perfected over Paris, it’s the art of the casual, delicious and reasonably inventive bistro meal. Most Americans first landing in France would disagree ...read more
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Jadis: Finally a Reason to Visit the 15th

photo courtesy of express.fr While there’s nothing secret about Jadis anymore, its location—buried deep within the 15th near Metro Convention—shelters it from the tourist crowds that will inevitably descend on Paris this spring and summer. ...read more