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.

Ethnic Paris: Urban and Suburban Adventures in Indian Restaurants

For urban residents and travelers, a trip from the big city into the suburbs is often disorienting. The mere suggestion of going into the...

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...

Americana in Paris: Cupcake Camp on the Fourth of July

An introduction to cupcakes, the cupcake trend in Paris and Cupcake Camp on the 4th of July.

Le Vieux Crapaud: Admirable Bistro Fare Near the Arc de Triomphe

Country fare meets upscale neighborhood near the Arc de Triomphe at Thomas Boutin’s Le Vieux Crapaud, where venturesome eaters enjoy frogs, pig’s ears, snails and pigeon while their dining companions savor admirable preparations of more familiar traditional bistro cuisine.

La Bauhinia at Shangri-La: Seductively Polished Cuisine and a Little Cleavage

An evening at Le Bar and La Bauhinia at the Shangri-La Hotel in Paris reveals the seduction of an evening at a top-tier hotel... and a little cleavage.

Service in Paris

Back home we demand friendly service with a wide smile, we promise tips, and we want to be treated as though we, as customers,...

The Menu

Unless otherwise indicated, the prices mentioned on this site are for 3-course meals, excluding drinks. Your choice of drinks and wine will naturally greatly...

The New Fragrance of the Paris Café

We knew we would be breathing easier when France entered the nonsmoking age in January 2008 with a full ban on smoking in enclosed...

Hotel Fouquet’s Barriere in Paris: A Drink at the Bar Le Lucien

At the bar of the 5-star Hotel Fouquet’s Barriere, just off the Champs-Elysees, I met Stephane Ginouves, winner of the first Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman in France) competition for bartenders, and got his recipe for mixing with Singles.

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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