Food & Drink

What does the hungry and thirsty traveler need to know in order to enjoy the tastes, pleasures, atmospheres and full range of food and drink experiences in Paris? How to choose between the restaurants, bistros, brasseries, bars, food markets, food shops, chefs, wine bars, beer bars, etc. of this great culinary capital? For starters, by reading the articles in this section.

Fashion Food Alert: Angelina’s Spring-Summer Collection

Don't be seen with last year's cream puff! In Paris, haute couture extends all the way to the dessert trolley. Even a venerable let-them-eat-cake institution like Angelina, founded in 1903, has to keep up with the trifle trends.

5 Phenomena on the Streets of Paris This Summer

“We’ll always have Paris,” Rick said, but Paris changes. Wandering the streets and parks of the capital year in year out—alone, accompanied, in love, in friendship, at work, at play, on foot, on bike—will make anyone a trend spotter. Here are five phenomena to watch for on the streets of Paris this summer.

IKRA: Russian Cuisine (and a Red Piano) in the 6th Arrondissement

What is it about Paris cabarets and Russian émigrés that brings out everyone’s inner gypsy? It’s got to be more than borscht, no? Is it Garbo in Ninotchka? Ingrid Bergman in Anastasia? Corinne LaBalme says “привет” (we hope that means “hello”) to IKRA, the newest Cossack café in town.

France Revisited’s Agriculture Show – Name that Cheese Contest

On the occasion of Paris's International Agriculture Show, one of the major annual trade show/fair events in France, guess the cheese in the photo in this post and win an invitation or two to attend the show, which ends on March 3, 2013.
What are appellations, AOC, AOP?

Market Day in France: Geography, Appellations and Terroir

The association of food and drink with place is what most marks market-based gastronomy in France. In this series we provide travelers with lists of appellations, geographic indicators and other labels given to certain agricultural products in various regions of France. Before getting to the lists, we explain here the various terms and labels that you'll encounter in your seach for quality food and drink and for delicious insights into local and regional traditions.

Paris Hotels: 7 Secret Garden Bars

From a glamorous 4-star hotel to a hip budget hideaway by way of an elegant BnB, here are seven Paris inns offering unexpected oases, notable whether you're lodging there or just looking for an open-air bar away from car fumes.

Le Petit Verdot, Deliciously Understated on Rue du Cherche-Midi, 6th Arrondissement

There are no secrets in the Paris restaurant scene. There are, however, understated addresses that are too earnest in their devotion to good food,...

La Fine Mousse Quenches Paris’s Thirst for Craft Beer

France’s once-vibrant beer brewing tradition lost its way in the 20th century. But now the beer drought is over. The craft of brewing fine beer is back and with it the art of enjoying it, as Kate Robinson reports from La Fine Mousse, the first bar in Paris to seriously specialize in craft beer.
J. Barthouil boutique, Paris.

French Table: J. Barthouil Foie Gras and Smoked Salmon

Foie gras and smoked salmon, staples of the French celebratory and holiday table, are both produced with excellence and tradition by J. Barthouil, a family business located in southwest France with a shop in the Marais in Paris.

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