L’Acolyte (De L’Insolite)

Yann (Club Gascon, Wolseley) and Fanny’s (Wolseley, Eden Rock) funky & fun little wine bar/bistro on the rue Folie Mericault that focuses on raw & steamed lunches, dinners and apero hour.

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Le Grand Pan

Benoit Gauthier’s fantastic neighborhood bistro is a must for carnivores looking to sit down with a group of friends around a rustic farmhouse table to get their fill of enormous cuts of grilled meat, washed down with delicious French (natural) wines.


Service & Tipping in French Restaurants

The question of tipping in France can be confusing – only because of the conflicting information out there regarding rules and etiquette. Hopefully, the following “tips” will set the record straight as simply as possible.

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Guy Savoy Opening a Posh Little Oyster Bar – L’Huitrade

In just a few weeks, three Michelin star Chef Guy Savoy is set to open a posh oyster bar across the street from his restaurant – where guests can order from the oyster menu which will include his famous oysters nage glacée (sea/ocean water jelly on top of the oyster).

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Yard Restaurant

Jane Drotter’s YARD is a fantastic corner family-style canteen in the Voltaire neighborhood, thanks to Chef Nye Smith’s market menu cooking (former St. John London) and Jane’s cellar filled with bottles of natural wine.

Cook it Cool

Top Paris Chefs to Discuss Violence in the Kitchen

All too often, horrid stories circulate about tough tactics certain chef bosses practice in the kitchen. True? Myth? Damaging rumors? Come to a discussion about violence in the kitchen among Paris’ top chefs Monday Nov. 17th. Free admission.

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Le Fooding Awards 2015 Palmarès

Le Fooding Awards & Guide for 2015 on sale now! Alexandre Cammas’ team at Le Fooding have done it again – producing another fun and witty approach to their annual restaurant awards and guide in France. See the top winners here.

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First Bite: The Beast Smokehouse & Bourbon Bar

Meat, Fire, Time. These are the words Pitt Master & Owner Thomas Abramowicz lives by at his new smoked meat restaurant, The Beast, named for his custom-built 2 ton wood-operated rotisserie smoker that indirectly cooks his exceptional black Angus brisket, pulled pork, pork ribs & chicken.

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Ble Sucre’s Famous Madeleines Go Big

Baker and patissier Fabrice Le Bourdat has taken his famous orange juice sugar-glazed madeleines to the next level at his Ble Sucre Bakery – launching an oversized version to share for 12€. The mold pans with recipe will also be for sale (32€) soon, so that you can make them at home.

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Sneak Preview: Sherry Butt’s Amaury Guyot & Chef Taku Sekine’s New Cocktail Restaurant DERSOU

Two well-liked guys in the business – Barman Amaury Guyot (Prescription Cocktail Club, Owner of Sherry Butt) and Chef Taku Sekine (Beige, Fish, Saturne, Clown Bar) are opening a new cocktail themed restaurant in the Bastille.

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