CLOSED – Café Figue – Paris – FRANCE – A little bit bobo

Café Figue – Paris

Sorry… This place is out of businesss…

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.

 

Cafe Figue - Front Door

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

Les 110 de Taillevent – Paris – FRANCE – American Summer

Les 110 de Taillevent – Paris – FRANCE

Today I want to highlight this classic Parisian Bistro. The chefs worked on a special menu for the summer. Some iconic american food specialties are made at the finest taste and quality.

Entrance - 2014-06-Paris-Les 110 De Taillevent

Main Entrance

For the gourmet salad or an unforgettable burger, have a look at the pictures below.

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Le Louchébem – Paris, FRANCE – The Butcher’s restaurant

Plenty of meat

This historic restaurant does not joke with the meat quality they serve. And people know it, it is almost always full and getting a table needs a highly recommended reservation in advance.

Restaurant Front

Restaurant Front – Louchebem – Paris, FRANCE

Of course you can  try your luck to book a table the same day, or to go to  line-up to get seated, if you are patient. The reputation about this restaurant is totally justified. Even it is already packed with lot of visitors, the menu and the quality remain interesting.

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Pierre Sang – Paris, FRANCE – A fun time at a gourmet place

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!

Store Front

Store Front

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.

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Pizzeria Dei Cioppi – Paris, FRANCE – Real Roma in heart of Paris

Rue de Trousseau: this neighborhood is booming! Lot of new great restaurants are opening recently. And this new pizza joint is a true example of this new trend. The owners are already well know for their fine restaurant hidden in a small pathway: Caffe dei Cioppi.

Pizzeria Dei Cioppi

Temporary shop Front – Pizzeria Dei Cioppi

Temporary shop Front – Pizzeria Dei Cioppi

The pictures on the fantastic blog LeGrumeau seamed to be delicious, I went there to try this new place and it is now a favorite stop for me actually for a quick and affordable meal.
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13- a baker’s dozen – Paris, FRANCE – A true gem, secret and healthy

This hidden address is a true gem in Paris and is surely unique. They offer you in a cozy atmosphere and personal welcoming, to come for the breakfast, lunch, brunch a just a coffee or tea break.

Courtyard - Treize

Courtyard – Treize – Paris, FRANCE

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Le Temps Des Olivades – Paris, FRANCE – A smell of south

If like me you are a fan olive oil when cooking or just to eat olives, for sure you will appreciate dining here. This place smells like you are directly buried into south of Europe.

From the street - Le temps des Olivades

From the street – Le temps des Olivades – Paris, FRANCE

The dining room design is original, it consists into four huge wooden tables at each side of the restaurant. A perfect space for meeting friends. Continue reading

[NOW CLOSED] Rino – Paris, FRANCE – One month to go

Great experience at Rino, this modern restaurant which is highly recommended by the epicurean bloggers from more than two years now. Even they announced recently that their restaurant is going to shutdown in one month, it is still quite serious here. (March 22nd is expected to be the last opening day).

Storefront - Rino

Storefront – Rino – Paris, FRANCE

At the time I made my reservation for a Saturday lunch, I immediately felt warmly welcomed, and when I arrived there, the waiters  were really nice. Friendly service. Continue reading

Pario – Paris, FRANCE – Fine French cuisine at a budget

Do we needed a Brazilian chef to come to Paris to show us we can have a traditional cuisine which is affordable ? So affordable that you wouldn’t go to eat at Chipotle anymore!

Storefront - Le Pario

Storefront – Le Pario – Paris, FRANCE

Pario is changing my mind! By the way, the restaurant name is the contraction of Paris and Rio De Janeiro. But the food is purely French. Continue reading

Braisenville – Paris, FRANCE – French Touch Cuisine

Braisenville simply refers to the wood-fired oven used to prepare some food, like meat. A must-do if you are in the area.

Storefront - Braisenville

Storefront

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