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.

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...

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.

Canard & Co: Duck Season in Paris, Year-Round

The French Southwest staked out some new territory in Paris last September when Cécile Castellan opened Canard & Co in the shadows of the Eiffel Tower. Despite the name, there’s much more than mallard on the menu, as Corinne LaBalme explains in her review of this Basque and Béarnais grocery shop and luncheonette.

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...

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,...

Three Reasons to Experience a Remarkable Chef: Part I

Symbols, stars, numbers, and other restaurant rating systems can provide a culinary relief map of a city, but they’re inadequate in revealing the particular...

A feel-good evening and a tough next day

An evening in the second arrondissement: A stop in at Harry's Bar, a Paris slice of Pax Americana, followed by dinner at classic old brasserie Gallopin.

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.

Picnicking on the Pont des Arts

risians and visitors alike have gotten into picnicking as a way of enjoying the company of friends and the beauty of Paris on warm evenings. Here's where to picnic in Paris,

Private Paris & France Tours

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