Posts Tagged ‘bistro’

Paris Bistro: Vins des Pyrénées

Vin des Pyrennes is a Paris Bistro I’d been keen on trying for over a year so I was delighted when I remembered it was just

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Coretta Restaurant Interior

Paris Restaurants: Coretta

In a season of highly anticipated openings last fall, Coretta was one of January’s most talked-about. It was …

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Paris Restaurants: Chez René

A few years ago I read an article in Le Figaro in which Chez René was reported as having the best mousse au chocolat in Paris. Three days later I was walking past the bistro’s terrace, decorated with flower boxes, and […]

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Paris restaurants: inside le Timbre

Paris Restaurants: Le Timbre

This local Vavin favorite may run low on square footage, but chef Chris Wright and his team never fail to make a huge impression. While the Manchester-born Wright isn’t a native, his culinary mastery of traditional […]

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Asparagus and Bacon Quiche

The traditional French quiche is a rustic dish, eaten year-round in most regions of France. It’s a particular favorite in French bistros across Paris, where a generous wedge is accompanied by a green salad and a glass of red wine, and almost every local bakery will have several types available as part of the typical lunch offerings. But there is something so comforting about making this buttery, crumbly delight at home, piping hot and fresh from the oven, whether it’s for brunch on the terrace with the family or for last-minute dinner guests.

There are as many ways to put a quiche together as there are months in the year. It can be made with or without a crust. It can fill a large dish or be prepared in individual servings. It can be flat and creamy, or made mountainously airy with beaten egg whites. Every single one of these variations and more can be found in bistros and bakeries across Paris.

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Top 10 Things You Should Eat in Paris

One of the primary reasons people save their money and travel to Paris is for the extraordinary food. French desserts…

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