Category Archives: Best Restaurants in Paris

Benoit

Alain Ducasse has done it again – this time distinguishing himself as own the only brasserie in Paris that has a Michelin star.  Benoit is surprisingly small for such a big reputation –there are only a few tables in this brasserie – all full of course, as reservations days in advance are essential to earn […]
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Le Dôme — Freshest Seafood in Paris

Unlike other brasseries, Le Dôme is strictly a seafood restaurant (except for one veal dish on the menu). With its own poisonnerie just around the corner from the restaurant, it is one of the finest seafood purveyors in all of Paris. Share on Facebook
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Rue Cler — Antique Show and More (Gourmet)

Searching for silver, fine china, goblets of Baccarat, antique necklaces, old framed art pieces and other fine brocante pieces?  The next fabulous antique and brocante show will be on Rue Cler in the upper-crust 7th Arrondissement of Paris, on May 12and 13th.  Nearly 100 antique and brocante vendors will be lined up near the Ecole Militaire […]
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Le Marais

A man with a flowing beard, wearing a black fedora, with strings (tziztit) running down the side of his pants carries a black siddur (prayer book) in his hand as he leaves shul (synagogue).  A bar with a rainbow flag and male patrons is starting happy hour.  Young women wearing the newest fashion and six-inch […]
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Violon d’Ingres

On Rue Saint Dominique, in the epicenter of the tony Seventh arrondissement near the Eiffel Tower, lies a single block of restaurants that, together, offer some of the best French cuisine in Paris.  A constellation of three restaurants next to each other – all owned by famed Chef Christian Constant – give varied choice to […]
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Les Cocottes

On Rue Saint Dominique, sandwiched between Violon D’Ingres and Cafe Constant, is the ‘’troisième’’ restaurant owned by Chef Christian Constant, Les Cocottes.  Chef Christian Constant is usually seen here, unless he is sipping a cafe outside, at a table by Cafe Constant next door.  Les Cocottes is the happy medium between the more upscale Violon […]
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