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Fredric Hubig, the Earl of the Eleventh (Astier, Sassotondo, Jeanne A) on the rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud) has applied the “Hubig touch” to Montmartre with the opening of Jeanne B, the younger but bigger sister of Jeanne A.
Halfway up the hill from rue Lepic at rue des Abbesses to [...]Continue Reading →
Ma Chère et Tendre can serve 165 diners at a time in a sleek and modern environment decorated in shades of black and red.
The concept is very simple– bring in the finest beef from [...]Continue Reading →
Young Gary Dorr is placing his personal stamp on the Dorr Family restaurant business. First with the Grand Bistros and now with the Bar à Huitres he is renovating and reinvigorating with style.
The classic Paris bistro/brasserie with the curbside shuckers dressed in red market jackets has been replaced by an [...]Continue Reading →
In the heart of Paris’ elegant 16th arrondissement the Bistro de la Muette could just as easily be called the Bistro 42,as in euros-the cost of a complete meal that features a choice of entrée, plat, dessert ou fromage and a bottle of wine for two. Scroll down to see complete menu.
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The flagship of three stylish Paris restaurants is in the 17th arrondissement. It was 1 May, a national holiday in France and M, our sommelier and I had our choice of tables. A large table ronde afforded us a view if the street over the “café curtains.
We were immediately offered mini-gougères [...]Continue Reading →
We were met in the hotel lobby and escorted to a waiting elevator for our journey to the third floor home of Paris’ just opened Shang Palace and Chef Frank Xu’s elegant cuisine with strong Cantonese influences.
After settling in my daughter ordered a flute of Taittinger blanc de blancs, James [...]Continue Reading →
I was meeting the PR agent extraordinaire, MM (Marysse Masse) for lunch at one of her favorites. Just a few blocks from L’Etoile it’s a quietly elegant spot that attracts business types and the odd romantic couple at lunch. Evenings are decidedly more romantic.
MM opted to start with a woodsy [...]Continue Reading →
I’d passed by the Marais location several times but being a purist I was reluctant to try it out not believing pastrami in Paris could compare to New York’s finest.
My pal Albert Nahmias had called for a meeting and when I arrived at his apartment door he ushered me into his car and we [...]Continue Reading →
A spinoff of the very successful bistro gastronomique L’Agapé, Bis represents the sophisticated cuisine of that spot but with the relaxed atmosphere of a bistro du coin.
You know that you are in for a very different experience as soon as you enter the dining room with its bold, red walls and brightly colored tableaux [...]Continue Reading →
There is the Montmartre overrun by tourists: Sacre Coeur, and la Place des Tertres, and the village on a hill of les Montmartrois.
I was meeting Chris, my Australian mate from Sydney for lunch to discuss the rental of his 2 BR flat just off the Rue Lamarck, high up in that Montmartre.
His choice, [...]Continue Reading →
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