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...

Help! Parisiens!

by chicfille 3 days ago

Pls help experienced Parisienne, former long-time resident out-of-touch due to COVID, by advising on your up-to-date faves, solid neighborhood excellent restos, best oyster/fish lunch w/French kids...


If you have to go to a 3* in Paris for dinner...

by karasu 7 days ago

which one(s) would be the best choice speaking of taste and quality of food and wine collection these days? Some fancier 2* might do the job as well. Our limited experiences with some were pretty a...

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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...

Looking for restaurant recommendations near Disneyland Paris

by RickBehl 10 days ago

Hi, I will be heading to Disneyland Paris for 3 nights in just over a week and will be staying close by to the park. I'm anticipating not a very high level of gastronomy within the park so I thi...

Paris/Reims Trip Report (Sep 2021)

by bigjppop 27 days ago

After WAY too long, was finally able to make it back to Paris post COVID and had a really wonderful long weekend. This board has been very helpful to me over the years and I need to be better at of...

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...

Taste of Paris

by TrishUntrapped 1 month ago

The Taste of Paris event is going on through Sept.19. If anyone goes, would love to hear how it is. I had tickets for the 2020 event, sigh.

Paris Restaurants that Have Not Survived the Pandemic

by onzieme 2 months 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 2 months 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. ...

Paris Outdoor Dinner in October

by mrsnm 2 months 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 2 months 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

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by Melanie Wong 3 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 2 months 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 2 months 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...


by In_Love_With_Paris 3 months 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 3 months 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 ...

Planning a Paris trip for January 2022

by PenelopeWitherspoon 6 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...