One of the places I like to visit for the lunch, but also for their brunch currently. Warm welcoming, always a table available, and mainly: the chef’s ability to cook such a variety of different dishes.
Café Figue – Front Door
From starters to desserts, her inspiration has no limits. It is possible to taste here a Japanese speciality, and an African one the next day. I would like to say: always well done. Continue reading →
The day I visited this place it was not so busy, waiting time acceptable, seated next to the chef: perfect. I admit I tried to come 20 minutes before the opening hours to be sure we could have a good seat. It wasn’t a waste of time!
The chef is famous after showcasing in a TV show (Top Chef), he demonstrated his talent weekly. Energetic and inventive, a visit at his restaurant is always an interesting experience.
Braisenville simply refers to the wood-fired oven used to prepare some food, like meat. A must-do if you are in the area.
The storefront is kinda discreet, only the shiny restaurant logo may suggest you can find a trendy place here. When you decide to enter, you discover a small and modern industrial like ambiance. Exposed brick wall on the right, white wall with a huge painting on the left side, and a bright and red back! Oranges lamps without doubts warm up the dining room. If you come here without a reservation, don’t hesitate to accept to seat on the counter, there’s always some free seats. Continue reading →
On my way back to Paris, riding the RER from Versailles, I was surprised to see a vineyard just before the city of lights. I decided to stop and discover what this place is offering.
A vineyard in Paris – Issy Guinguette – Issy, FRANCE
The atmosphere is original, when you are on the street, in front of the fence, it is hard to guess a vineyard is hidden just behind the building. Immediately after the entrance, you will see their a wine shop, selling bottles from all over France. They offer mainly products from small producers. Continue reading →
What a great experience! The first time I have been there, I was so surprised. Why ? Simply because this place offer so many advantages! And if you like to meet people, you will like to go at “Chez Gladines”.
Original Chez Gladines – Paris, France
This basque Restaurant (south-western french cuisine) is always packed, it is a bit noisy, you need to elevate the voice a little to be heard… But I like it. Continue reading →
This place is mentioned in almost any guide book about Paris. It is maybe one of the oldest restaurant in Paris, it was opened in 1896! More than 115 years before. No need to say that this place became an historic sight, more than a high quality dining place..
Bouillon Chartier – Paris, FRANCE
The menu seems to change daily, the date is printed on the menu and they have daily suggestions. Continue reading →