Traditional bistrot fare paired with an extensive list of natural wines make the Café de la Nouvelle Mairie a recommended addition to your Paris itinerary any night, but especially for Beaujolais Nouveau, the celebration of the first wine that is bottled from that year’s grape harvest. …read more

With so many globally inspired restaurants popping up all over Paris, it’s refreshing to find a bistrot that feels truly French. At À La Française, enjoy delicious, homemade fare, and cocktails made with all French ingredients, both original and modern twists on forgotten classics. …read more

In case further proof that traditional bistrot fare is experiencing a renaissance in Paris was needed, look no further than La Bourse et La Vie. Recently opened by celebrated Spring chef Daniel Rose, this bistrot du quartier mixes attention to product and preparation with French culinary history and tradition. And it’s a real treat. …read more

Alecska In a few days, I’ll be sipping wine at un petit café in the Marais, just in time, we all hope, for the weather to finally swing toward Spring. There’s too much to squeeze into this 3-week trip. Besides visiting Verjus and Au Passage bien sur, I hope to dine at Septime and Bistro… …read more