“My favorite food destination right now is Brazil. They have a national dish called feijoada – which is a black bean & smoked pork rib stew and it doesn’t get any better than the version my Brazilian girlfriend’s grandmother makes!”
If you can’t get into Septime for dinner – Bistrot Paul Bert’s sister restaurant is in the same neighborhood & a fantastic alternative for contemporary small plates in a casual urban farmhouse setting.
Anthony Bourdain wrapped his final season of The Layover – Season 2 for The Travel Channel. Download the episode on iTunes and check out his full eating & drinking list here.
Congratulations! You jumped through hoops and got the Paris restaurant reservations “everyone” has been raving about, but once you’re here, it all goes south. Here are 8 big reasons why.
Frenchie To Go is the hottest new address in town – and slap yo’ momma good! Equal parts neighborhood coffee joint, deli counter, Southern smokehouse and old-world butcher shop – Greg is curing & smoking pork and beef to make damn good sandwiches such as the grilled cheddar Rueben.
My buddy Yves Camdeborde just gave me some great news – he is planning a summer-renovation expansion of his wildly popular L’Avant Comptoir.
Watch Spring’s Chef-Owner Daniel Rose being interviewed by Journalist Charlie Rose on PBS, where Daniel talks about opening Spring & the challenges of how to keep a popular restaurant going.
“My dream future restaurant would be 20 seats in my home in the South of France where I could make everything in house: veggies, cured charcuterie, cheeses, wine, etc.”
Top Chef Finalist Pierre Sang’s hip corner restaurant serves Korean-French tasting plates directly from his open kitchen.
Gregory Marchand’s no reservation wine bar is crowded, lively and serves up incredible house cured charcuterie sandwiches & delicious sharing plates. One of my top 5 addresses in Paris!
Chicago-born chef Daniel Rose’s laid-back style, contemporary cooking & refined ambiance makes Spring one of the most popular reservations in the city.
Two wonderful guys are off in search of new adventures – Laurent Vanparys has left Epure Wine Bar & Taku Sekine is leaving Fish La Boissonnerie at the end of May.
After selling his La Regalade bistro to friend Bruno Doucet, modern bistro king Chef Yves Camdeborde opened a wildly popular place in St Germain that is a lively classic bistro by day and a refined restaurant by night.