Food & Drink

Everything the hungry and thirsty traveler would like to know about food and drink in Paris, including reviews, lists and comments about restaurants, bistros, brasseries, bars, food markets, food shops, beverage shops, chefs, waiters and all things culinary.

Roasted French Food Porn (Includes Recipe)

I know food bloggers are supposed to be into food, but do they really have to tell us everything they eat? They remind me of 12-year-old girls with half-chewed food in their mouth, sticking their tongues out to get attention. Not very appetizing.

Picnicking on the Pont des Arts

Over the past ten years Parisians and visitors alike have gotten into dinnertime picnicking as a way of enjoying the nonchalant beauty of Paris...

McDonald’s France throws Bush under the train, jumps on the Obama Express

In the waning days of the Bush administration, McDonald’s France decided it was finally time to get on the Obamania bandwagon and start promoting...

On the Champs-Elysées: Dining à la car(te)

Corinne LaBalme test drives the Fall 2014 menu at Renault’s newly re-conditioned showroom/restaurant on the Champs-Elysées. * * * When car-conscious journalists showed up at Renault’s Paris showroom for a press conference about the 3rd Generation Twingo last month, the F-word (femme) was on everybody’s lips.

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.

The Electrician

The back table by the kitchen at Kasaphani, Paris’s premier Greek Cypriot restaurant, is reserved for family and friends. Tony, the oldest of the...
Paris restaurant list

25 Paris Restaurants: A List Beyond The List, Part 2

France Revisited invites 6 Paris-based French and American foodies, gastronomies and food writers to create a Paris restaurant list that goes beyond your usual buzz list. Alexander Lobrano, Michel Tanguy, Corinne LaBalme, Allison Zinder, Alain Neyman and Randy Diaz join Gary Lee Kraut in suggesting 25 restaurants that you may not have heard of.

Montmartre Celebrates Grape Harvest with Wine Auction at La Bonne Franquette

Montmartre celebrated its annual Grape Harvest Festival (Fête des Vendanges) in early October with a series of joyful community events including lectures, concerts, tasting...

Private Paris & France Tours

Award-winning travel writer and editor Gary Lee Kraut is the go-to guy for individuals and agencies seeking personalized tours, events and advice in Paris and throughout France.

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