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Le Petit Célestin Bistro

The Mimoun brothers Yannis & Jais’s classic French bistro on the Seine overlooking the Ile St Louis is a delicious terrace address for fresh summer salads, steak frites, country bread and bottles of natural wine.


Restaurant Les Déserteurs

Chef Daniel Baratier & Sommelier Alexandre Ceret are the deserters who left their posts at Sergent Recruteur to open a new upscale neo-bistro in Paris’ hottest restaurant neighborhood, the 11th. With 28€ lunch menus, professional & friendly service and natural wines – it is already a local favorite & yet another tough table to get.


Restaurant O Divin Epicerie

Brothers Redha & Naoufel Zaïm’s new deli-wine shop in the trendy Belleville area near the Buttes-Chaumont park features top-notch terrines, charcuterie, cheese, olive oil, baguette sandwiches and natural wine. Take a picnic to go or stay by for an aperitif.

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Restaurant Frenchie Closes This Summer to Make Big Changes

Five years after taking the Paris food scene by storm, Restaurant Frenchie has outgrown itself – which is why Chef Gregory Marchand decided that now is the time to make big changes where it all began. It will be closed for the summer & reopen September 1st with a new decor, menu and seating times.

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New Opening: Jambon-Beurre-Cornichon Baguette Bar

Former L’Avant Comptoir barman Thomas Vaugien’s pretty new artisan sandwich shop on the Grand Boulevards is a hit for the top notch ingredients and natural wine.

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New Opening: The Clown Bar

New owners Sven Chartier and Ewen Lemoigne (Saturne Restaurant) have given the historic Clown Bar in the 11th arr. a facelift – and created a convivial all-day bistro filled with natural wine and a modern creative menu.

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Don’t Leave Home Without It: Le Fooding Launches English Version of its App

I’ve been using the French version for years, but with the new Le Fooding English app – visitors now have access to the classic, hot or trendy insider restaurant addresses in Paris (and France).

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Le Servan

Sisters Tatiana (L’Arpege & L’Astrance) and Katia Levha have transformed a gritty 11th arr coffee bar into a pretty new bistro, bustling with cheerful food industry folks who are crossing town for Tatiana’s Philippine infused menus & Katia’s natural wine list.

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Yard Restaurant

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

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Aux Deux Amis

Don’t let the retro diner décor fool you, David Loyola’s friendly place on the rue Oberkampf is a popular spot for foodies and winos in the know who come for the affordable market menus, lively tapas nights and short but juicy natural wine list.

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