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Dorie Greenspan’s 10 Favorite Baking & Pantry Essentials to Buy in Paris

Dorie Greenspan—the beloved author of 13 cookbooks—splits her time between America and Paris, France. So when the baking aficionado returns to Paris, the first place she often finds herself is G. Detou...

Paris restaurant advice

by cjmwmbg 11 hours ago

I have been lurking about this site getting some good suggestions for restaurants for our upcoming trip to Paris in two weeks. My husband and I have been to Paris several times and are fairly adven...

Paris restaurants/boulangeries/marches

by smaointe 13 days ago

Going to Paris this May for 8 nights (broken up by a weekend visit to Strasbourg). Celebrating my 40th bday year, which happens to be next month. There will be three of us. I've built up a list of ...

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Has "natural" wine taken over Paris?

by wvdthree 27 days ago

Hello all! I'm planning eleven nights of dining in Paris in March and after doing a fair amount of research on the restaurants I'm considering I am starting to think I'm going to find many wine lis...

Valentines Weekend in Paris

by NYCmike 1 month ago

I'm heading over next month with my wife for 3 nights, 4 days. We are staying at the H?tel Esprit Saint Germain and were hoping you might be able to help guide us towards some decent dinners in tha...


Paris Restaurant Similar to Montreal's L'Express

by LNF 2 days ago

Hi All, I'm travelling to Paris in March and staying in the 11th district (but willing travel for a good meal). Has anyone eaten at Montreal's L'Express? I'm hoping to find a place with a similar ...


Taste of Paris

by TrishUntrapped 1 day ago

While checking out events that are happening in Paris in our upcoming visit in May, I discovered the Taste of Paris event which is happening at the Grand Palais. At first blush, it sounds fun. Has ...


La Fontaine Gaillon

by TrishUntrapped 5 days ago

I'm very interested in reviews of La Fontaine Gaillon, Marc Veyrat's new spot. I wished he was more successful vetting some transparency from Michelin. https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/feb/04/...

Lunch Recommendations, please and thank you!

by MissMarleygirl 10 days ago

Hello Chowhounders! I have used Chowhound for many years, but mostly to help us plan our most recent European trips (France, Italy, Sicily, Portugal and Spain) and have found it tremendously hel...

Restaurants mainly in St. Germaine des Pres

by davidwyler 11 days ago

just returned yesterday... here are some suggestions: Racine Des Pres - excellent Kitchen Gallery Bis - excellent Dupin - rue Dupin - excellent Pierre Sang in Oberkampf - excellent Breizh

COQ AU VIN - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, January 2020

by RainyRamone 1 month ago

Welcome to the January 2020 Dish of the Month reporting thread! This month we will be cooking the quintessential French dish, Coq au Vin. According to ‘The Real French Foods’ culinary website: ...

L'Oiseau Blanc gets Michelin star

by TrishUntrapped 13 days ago

I am not guided by Michelin. That said, I was thrilled to learn that L'Oiseau Blanc finally got one star because it deserves recognition. When we dined there last May, I thought the meal, service, ...

Restaurants for Enthusiasts

by lisagee 15 days ago

Hi All. We are five who love to dine out. 20, 30 and 50 something’s in Paris for 8 days. We will be staying by Luxembourg gardens. We are looking for chefs who are doing interesting and delicio...

Paris with a preschooler/staying in La Defense

by BerriesAndToast 14 days ago

I’ll be visiting Paris from NC in late March for 12 days with my husband and our 4 year old son. This is primarily a work trip for my husband, though we’re staying a few extra days so he can enjoy ...

Sunday lunch - Montmartre

by SergeA 6 years ago

Hello all, We will arrive to Paris on Sunday afternoon, and it will be great to have lunch after voyage (french cuisine preferred). We stay near Blanche, and it looks like all good eating spots n...

Need help in curating a list for eleven nights in Paris

by wvdthree 24 days ago

Hello all, I’m headed to Paris for eleven nights in March to celebrate my 60th birthday and have been doing my research to come up with a “short list” for those eleven nights. It ...

Sick Of Bistronomic- How About The Culinary Cocoon Of Tradition

by enofile 6 years ago

Unfortunately, I only get to Paris once a year. With the proliferation of this "bistronomic" movement, young & gifted chefs are creating unique combinations that are often fascinating to eat. How...

Lunch Recommendations Near Luxembourg Gardens Paris

by kabloom 22 days ago

Looking for restaurant recommendations for lunch near Luxembourg Gardens in Paris

Suggestions for Parisian comfort/informal food?

by moxymoxy 2 months ago

Hello! Thanks to all the previous contributors who have had very informative posts. Reading previous threads has been much more helpful than the google searches that turn up websites and articles...