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Off the beaten tourist path in the 15th arrondissement discerning diners are discovering pleasures worth the trip. Young chef Guillaume Delage brings an innovative approach to classic seasonal dishes and his wife charms the front of the house.
I wanted to see what Alec was so excited about and we were joined by the wine [...]Continue Reading →
In between the funiculaire de Montmartre (Metro Anvers) and Metro Pigalle I was delighted to discover a corner of Italy-La Salumeria where you can find a vast selection of Italian products for the home chef and La Pizzetta, my destination for dinner with Albert.
We hadn’t seen each other since December and had much catching [...]Continue Reading →
It had been 3 years since my last sumptuous meal (see below) at Laurent so I took advantage of a Tuesday night in the midst of les vacances scolaire to sample the new 145 euro Menu de l’Accord Parfait (a perfect marriage of food and wine.) I was accompanied by the Nez [...]Continue Reading →
Corinne of La Belle France and I were visiting the Musée de Nissim di Camondo for the first time as a possible element of a tour we were preparing. Named for the son of Moise, head of a great Turkish-Jewish banking family it is a repository of one of the great collections of 19th century [...]Continue Reading →
It was one of those chilly, misty days, ideal for a good book and a glass of wine in front of a fireplace but having none of these requisite items and being on the Champs-Elysées I popped into the W Restaurant at the Warwick. The adjacent table was occupied by another knowledgable [...]Continue Reading →
The NEW Terrace at La Maison Blanche
Where do culinary journalists go on a day off? Try La Maison Blanche.
On this August day that couldn’t decide if it was summer or fall I found two colleagues-Albert Nahmias, the Pasha of Paris food writers and his pal Jean-Louis Galesne who has been following international gastronomy [...]Continue Reading →
My team and I had just finished shooting the first of three pilot episodes for a proposed TV show, an interview at the Café de Flore with Diane Johnson and we had piled ourselves and equipment into Julien’s car for the short ride across the Seine to the Grand Palais and Éric Frechon’s beautifully [...]Continue Reading →
My first acquaintance with 3-star Michelin chef Eric Frechon’s cooking was at his Mini-Palais at the Grand Palais and I was now about to experience the elegance of 114 Faubourg at Le Bristol, the first Paris hotel to earn a 5th star deserving of ‘Palace’ status.
The Nez of Neuilly was waiting for me [...]Continue Reading →
Don’t fix it if it’s not broke-not true in this case. Gary Dorr, the young scion of this family of restaurateurs has successfully modernized four of their classic bistros that feature all-inclusive menus at a fixed price–42 euros. Scroll down to see the menu.
The new decor reflects a more sophisticated style [...]Continue Reading →
Close to the Musée Rodin, Le 122 rue de Grenelle offers a refreshing pause after a morning with the master.
Brightly lit from the large windows and white walls the menu is every bit as light. My pal Corinne Labalme started with four pieces of marinated salmon with a coulis of apple and fennel on [...]Continue Reading →
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