Traveling to the City of Light? Don't miss a single croissant or baguette: Read up on expert Chowhound tips for places to eat, drink, and soak up the very best of French cuisine.

A Pastry Chef’s Favorite Spots for Sweets in Paris Right Now

To some, Paris is the city of love, but to others, it’s unquestionably the city of pastries. And that’s a fact that’s certainly undeniable: The city is strewn so numerously with boulangeries and pâtisseries...

Valentines Weekend in Paris

by NYCmike 1 month ago

I'm heading over next month with my wife for 3 nights, 4 days. We are staying at the Hôtel Esprit Saint Germain and were hoping you might be able to help guide us towards some decent dinners in tha...


Paris Restaurant Advice for May Trip

by snliz 1 day ago

Hi, I was hoping to get some suggestions for a trip I'm planning for four adults in May. Most of us have't been to France for a decade, so we're very excited! We'll be staying around the Republique...

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Trad + Splurge Meal Options in Paris

by JonMcIntosh 3 days 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...

Le Chardenoux

by ParisKat 7 days ago

We are going to Paris with some friends next month. One of the restaurant recommendations that we have been given is Le Chardenoux. I have to admit, I was not impressed after doing a little cyber...

Taste of Paris

by TrishUntrapped 9 days ago

While checking out events that are happening in Paris in our upcoming visit in May, I discovered the Taste of Paris event which is happening at the Grand Palais. At first blush, it sounds fun. Has ...

Paris restaurant advice

by cjmwmbg 8 days ago

I have been lurking about this site getting some good suggestions for restaurants for our upcoming trip to Paris in two weeks. My husband and I have been to Paris several times and are fairly adven...

Has "natural" wine taken over Paris?

by wvdthree 1 month ago

Hello all! I'm planning eleven nights of dining in Paris in March and after doing a fair amount of research on the restaurants I'm considering I am starting to think I'm going to find many wine lis...

Paris restaurants/boulangeries/marches

by smaointe 21 days ago

Going to Paris this May for 8 nights (broken up by a weekend visit to Strasbourg). Celebrating my 40th bday year, which happens to be next month. There will be three of us. I've built up a list of ...

Paris Restaurant Similar to Montreal's L'Express

by LNF 10 days ago

Hi All, I'm travelling to Paris in March and staying in the 11th district (but willing travel for a good meal). Has anyone eaten at Montreal's L'Express? I'm hoping to find a place with a similar ...

La Fontaine Gaillon

by TrishUntrapped 13 days ago

I'm very interested in reviews of La Fontaine Gaillon, Marc Veyrat's new spot. I wished he was more successful vetting some transparency from Michelin. https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/feb/04/...

Lunch Recommendations, please and thank you!

by MissMarleygirl 18 days ago

Hello Chowhounders! I have used Chowhound for many years, but mostly to help us plan our most recent European trips (France, Italy, Sicily, Portugal and Spain) and have found it tremendously hel...

Restaurants mainly in St. Germaine des Pres

by davidwyler 19 days ago

just returned yesterday... here are some suggestions: Racine Des Pres - excellent Kitchen Gallery Bis - excellent Dupin - rue Dupin - excellent Pierre Sang in Oberkampf - excellent Breizh

L'Oiseau Blanc gets Michelin star

by TrishUntrapped 21 days ago

I am not guided by Michelin. That said, I was thrilled to learn that L'Oiseau Blanc finally got one star because it deserves recognition. When we dined there last May, I thought the meal, service, ...

Restaurants for Enthusiasts

by lisagee 23 days ago

Hi All. We are five who love to dine out. 20, 30 and 50 something’s in Paris for 8 days. We will be staying by Luxembourg gardens. We are looking for chefs who are doing interesting and delicio...

Paris with a preschooler/staying in La Defense

by BerriesAndToast 22 days ago

I’ll be visiting Paris from NC in late March for 12 days with my husband and our 4 year old son. This is primarily a work trip for my husband, though we’re staying a few extra days so he can enjoy ...

Sunday lunch - Montmartre

by SergeA 6 years ago

Hello all, We will arrive to Paris on Sunday afternoon, and it will be great to have lunch after voyage (french cuisine preferred). We stay near Blanche, and it looks like all good eating spots n...

Need help in curating a list for eleven nights in Paris

by wvdthree 1 month ago

Hello all, I’m headed to Paris for eleven nights in March to celebrate my 60th birthday and have been doing my research to come up with a “short list” for those eleven nights. It ...

Lunch Recommendations Near Luxembourg Gardens Paris

by kabloom 30 days ago

Looking for restaurant recommendations for lunch near Luxembourg Gardens in Paris