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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.