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?
This gem of a wine bar in the Odeon/Saint Michel area specializes in natural organic wines, and looks like more of a wine shop than a restaurant. You’re able to sit cozily at one of the four tables available and sample wines with delicious accompaniments. It’s definitely worth a drop by for the quintessential Paris dining experience… [...]
Yves Camdeborde keeps things interesting at Le Comptoir with his twist on traditional fare, located in a 17th-century boutique hotel. While Le Comptoir is a bustling brasserie by day, on weeknights it transforms into a charming gastro restaurant, serving a prix fixe dinner that is anything but typical.
Le Hibou is a classic, chic Parisian bistro perfect for a nice meal or drinks and people watching. The food is traditional Gallic cuisine, and the outdoor seating is great for enjoying the warm summer months. “This is where the Frenchies come to watch the tourists stand in line to get into Le Comptoir.” – [...]
This lively standing-room-only spot is a popular destination for wine and adventurous French-style tapas. Featuring delicacies from all over Europe, L’Avant Comptoir is a buzzy little place to stop in for small plates with friends.