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These French Pizzettes Bring Paris to You

Entertaining and travel might be off the table for the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t experience a taste of each from the comfort of your home. Cookbooks naturally transport readers around...

Paris Restaurants that Have Not Survived the Pandemic

by onzieme 14 days ago

In no particular order: Cézembre Carré des Feuillants Au Trou Gascon (apparently) Bistrot Buci Mazarine (apparently) Allénothèque (may be back, but there is a burger pop-up in the space righ...

Recommendations for Roast Chicken in Paris

by TD_Toni 28 days ago

I will be arriving in Paris on September 1 with a friend in tow for her first time and among other things, I want to her to experience how amazing Chicken in France is, compared to here in the US. ...

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Paris Outdoor Dinner in October

by mrsnm 11 days ago

My husband and I are planning a trip to Paris mid-October and would prefer to eat dinner outdoors. Any suggestions? Staying in the 6th but we are open in terms of area, cuisine and price. Reservati...

Les Petits Parisiens

by Arago 13 days ago

For reasons unrelated to Covid, this summer Mrs A and I didn't arrive in Paris until the first week of August by which time our favourite restaurants as well as ones we wanted to try were closed. ...

Trad + Splurge Meal Options in Paris

by JonMcIntosh 1 year ago

Hi everyone! Brand new to the forum here, but love reading the advice doled out by many local experts. My wife and I are headed to Paris for the first time for a short 3 day/3 night trip, sta...

How to Transform Your American Vaccination Card into a French Health Pass

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Our friends at Paris by Mouth walk through step by step how to obtain the French Health Pass that will be required as of August 1 to enter restaurants, cafes (even outdoor areas) and trains.

Paris: best restaurants with infants

by nonearlyadopter 24 days ago

First trip back to Paris in some years, this time with an infant in tow (~18 months). Any recommendations on best child-friendly lunch venues? We tend to find outdoor/terrasse better than indoor as...

Samurai Sauce??!!

by eaweiss 24 days ago

We received two bottles of Samurai Sauce as souvenirs of a friend's travel to Paris. We preferred Carrefours over D&L. Despite careful rationing, we are running out! Can anyone suggest where to b...

The best restaurants in Europe list

by CHSeifert 3 months ago

So I just saw the new list of the best restaurants in Europe from OAD. I’m from Denmark and I knew we have some pretty decent restaurants here, but we’re only 6 million people total in Denmark, t...


by In_Love_With_Paris 1 month ago

At least a year ago I wrote asking for information about where the chef/owner of Le Cottage Marcadet in the 18e might have gone since he closed that restaurant. I was wondering if he had opened a ...

Cezembre in the 6e

by In_Love_With_Paris 1 month ago

Does anyone know whether this restaurant is open or planning to open? I don't see any reviews in 2021 and there is no functioning website. This was a wonderful restaurant and I hope to eat there ...

Paris Restaurant Itinerary Advice. First Visit!

by yell0fello 4 years ago

Hey everyone! We're a couple from San Francisco and will be visiting Paris for the first time in May. We have 7 nights and have been following this blog closely in our planning. Our current line...

Planning a Paris trip for January 2022

by PenelopeWitherspoon 5 months ago

Given all the developments over the last couple of week, I am very, very optimistic for my January 2022 birthday trip to Paris. I thought I would put this out there to get a discussion going. In ...

Our Recent Week in Paris

by mitchleeny 1 year ago

Maison Sota - We recently spent an anniversary birthday week in Paris. Herewith, some of what we ate...and maybe drank. We like to head out an hour or two early before dinner, for a long walk a...

Top Female Owned Restaurants in Paris?

by tastebudseattle 3 years ago

I am returning to Paris for a few days, and the friend I'm traveling with is dedicating 2018 to dining at women-owned restaurants, or those with female chefs. Who else would I turn to but you fabul...

Imported Beurre au Sel--Better AND a Value??

by kaleokahu 7 months ago

OK, as a kid, my mom always bought double-salted butter when we were in Canada. We all loved the taste. Fast forward 50 years. On a trip to France as a... relic..., I rediscovered BaS and othe...

French monks locked down with 2.8 tonnes of cheese pray for buyers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

While I'm fonder of other cheeses from the Burgundy region, I hope the monks can move their excess inventory of Cîteaux. Here's my photo of the rounds of Cîteaux at the Abbey when I visited in ...

List of 2021 Michelin Stars

by onzieme 8 months ago

If anyone cares. In the words of the Michel Legrand and Jacques Demy song, you must believe in spring

List of 2021 Michelin Bibs Gourmands

by onzieme 8 months ago

Again, if anyone cares.