1st Arrondissement

June 2nd, 2010 by
(G) A Casa Luna 4–6, rue de Beaujolais. 01 42 60 05 11. Corsican cuisine complete with the local Corsican wine. (S) L’Ardoise 28, rue du Mont Thabor. 01 42 96 28 18. Tues–Sat, lunch and dinner; Sun, dinner only. Updated bistro cooking at a reasonable price in the center…

2nd Arrondissement

June 28th, 2010 by
(C, S) Aux Lyonnais 32, rue St.-Marc. 01 42 96 65 04. Tues–Fri, lunch; Tues–Sat, dinner. If you don’t have time for a side trip to Lyon, visit this gorgeous Alain Ducasse–run address for bouchon classics like quenelles and tablier de sapeur. Read a full review here. (G) Bistro Capucine…

3rd and 4th Arrondissements

June 28th, 2010 by
3rd Arrondissement (T) Le 404 69, rue des Gravilliers. 01 42 74 57 81. Daily, 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.–midnight. There’s plenty of cool at this couscous emporium, where people go as much for the scene as for the tagines. (C) L’Ambassade d’Auvergne 22, rue du Grenier-St.-Lazare. 01 42…

5th and 13th Arrondissements

June 28th, 2010 by
5th Arrondissement (T) L’Agrume 15, rue des Fossés-St.-Marcel. 01 43 31 86 48. Tues–Sat, lunch and dinner. One of the most talked-about openings last winter for good reason: Franck Marchesi-Grandi’s fresh and modern cooking feels expensive but isn’t, thanks in part to a bare-bones room and a no-man’s-land location. Try…

6th Arrondissement

June 28th, 2010 by
(C, S) Allard 41, rue St.-André-des-Arts. 01 43 26 48 23. Daily, lunch and dinner. This classic bistro features the cooking of the Aveyron region. Anyone who has had the duck with olives here probably hasn’t forgotten about it. (T, S) L'Altro 16, rue Dragon. 01 45 48 49 49.…

7th Arrondissement

June 29th, 2010 by
(*, C) L’Arpège 84, rue de Varenne. 01 47 05 09 06. Mon–Fri, lunch and dinner. Humble vegetables achieve new heights in the hands of Alain Passard at L’Arpège, one of the most elegant (and expensive) tables in Paris. A Michelin three-star. (*, T) L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon 5–7, rue…

8th Arrondissement

June 29th, 2010 by
The 8th Arrondissement offers the largest grouping of celebrity chefs in one district. (*) Alain Ducasse at the Plaza Athénée 25, ave Montaigne. 01 53 67 65 00. Thurs–Fri, lunch; Mon–Fri, dinner. Ducasse is one of the reigning kings of French gastronomy. Though you likely won’t find him in the…

9th and 18th Arrondissements

June 30th, 2010 by
9th Arrondissement The newest fashionable neighborhood. (L) Bertie 6, rue Edouard VII. 01 53 05 50 55. Near the theatre of the same name. Bertie is a lovely little place for a bite for lunch or dinner, perhaps before or after the theatre or a performance at Olympia. (G) Carte…

10th Arrondissement

June 30th, 2010 by
(G, T, V) Bob’s Juice Bar 15, rue Lucien Sampaix. 09 50 06 36 18. Mon–Fri, 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Apparently even hipsters and bobos need their vitamins, because this funky organic juice bar (there are snacks, too) is always crowded. Good and good for you. (C) Brasserie Flo 7, cour…

11th and 12th Arrondissements

June 30th, 2010 by
  11th Arrondissement Bohemian-chic artsy area.   (D, G, T, V) Aux Deux Amis 45, rue Oberkampf. 01 58 30 38 13. Tues–Sat, lunch and dinner. This wine bar doesn’t look retro; it is retro, with garish lighting and Formica tables. Belly up to the bar for a glass (or…
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