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Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?


David Toutain

Recommended by: Micaela Erlanger (Stylist)

This modern european restaurant from acclaimed chef David Toutain has been described by TNP tastemakers as “life changing.” Dining at this restaurant is more of an experience, with delicious and innovative dishes and creative presentation unlike anything else in Paris.


La Laiterie Sainte Clotilde

Recommended by: Chloe Perrin (Designer, Perrin Paris)

La Laiterie Sainte Clotilde is all about simplicity, from their clean interior, to their changing menu, which focuses on veal, steak, fish for the main course. For the great food and the lively atmosphere, this restaurant is consistently full with both native Parisians and travelers alike – we recommend making a reservation beforehand.



Recommended by: Dominique Crenn (Chef/Owner, Atelier Crenn), Andrew Carmellini (Chef/Owner, The Dutch), Dan Barber (Chef/Co-Owner, Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns), Stephanie March (Actress), David Bouley (Restaurateur/Chef)

Alain Passard’s fare pays homage to the simple pleasure of the humble vegetable, with no red meat on the menu. With a beautiful but understated interior the focus is on the food, and L’Arpege has maintained its high ranking as one of the world’s best restaurants. An all-vegetable meal at L’Arpege is a must eat for [...]