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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 →
Situated atop the Theatre de Champs-Elysées on the chic Avenue Montaigne Maison Blanche offers one of the most spectacular dining views in Paris. On this overcast, grey Paris day the sun was barely peeking through as I gazed up and across the Seine at the spire of the American Church, the dome [...]Continue Reading →
The longer I live here the more non-French restaurants I discover. First there was Italian and now Asian. As you enter Oth Sombath your first impression is sleek, clean and modern as befits a bistro designed by Patrick Jouin whose concepts range from the Vélib’ to the Campanile Hotels and the empire of Alain [...]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 →
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