Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Batignolles

Not only is Wepler one of the can't-miss Batignolles restaurants, but they serve up some of Paris' best oysters, too.

Discover Paris’ exciting new culinary scene at these forward-thinking Batignolles restaurants. Once an offbeat residential area, Batignolles has become a trendy Bobo (bourgeois meets bohemian) neighborhood over the past few years. This quartier is the perfect place for eclectic dining in bistros and restaurants frequented by food-loving locals. We’ve put together a guide of our […]

5 Best Kosher Restaurants in Paris You Don’t Want to Miss

Strobi, one of the best Batignolles restaurants, serves up classic French bistro fare at its best.

With a Jewish population of almost half a million, Paris has no shortage of great kosher restaurants. The choice can be overwhelming: traditional French, Middle Eastern and Israeli cuisines are all fighting for attention. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Keep reading for the best kosher eats in Paris. For the uninitiated, kosher restaurants don’t […]

Behind the Bite: Macarons

Macarons are one of the most symbolic foods in Paris.

This post is part of our Behind the Bite series: deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. One bite and you’re hooked. First the delicate crunch followed by a lusciously chewy center and a creamy finish. Ethereally light and airy, the diminutive classic version can be popped in your mouth whole […]

6 Best Wine Bars in Paris That You’ll Never Want to Leave

Some of the best wine bars in Paris serve up the good stuff straight from the barrel!

We can all agree: in France wine is important. When 6 p.m. rolls around, the wine bars of Paris start to fill up. Colleagues finishing work jostle at the traditional zinc bars and sunny sidewalks become scattered with drinkers basking in the evening rays.The tiny wine bars of Paris come alive—it’s a city-wide convivial moment […]

Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Belleville

Some of the best Belleville restaurants reflect the growing ethnic diversity in the area, such as Raviolis Nord-Est, which serves up tasty Chinese dumplings.

A distinctive neighborhood in the northeast corner of Paris, Belleville is a perfect, non-touristy destination for foodies. Until 1860, Belleville was actually an independent, working-class village, home to farmers and winemakers. Today, following waves of immigration in the 20th century, the hilltop district has become one of Paris’ most artistically vibrant and ethnically diverse areas. […]

Paris Then & Now: The Bouillons of Paris

One of the more modern bouillons in Paris is Bouillon Pigalle.

There are many cool restaurants in Paris with seasonal menus, understated decor and hushed dining rooms. A bouillon is not that kind of place. Instead, a bouillon is an eatery that harkens back to another era of Parisian dining—when the menu never changed, the service was snappy and the dining room was big, loud and […]

Behind the Bite: Croque Monsieur

The croque monsieur sandwich is a simple favorite throughout Paris.

Think of France’s croque monsieur as the lovechild of a grilled cheese and a ham and cheese sandwich. Ham and gruyere are sandwiched between two slices of white bread, topped with béchamel sauce, and broiled. Served with a green salad, it’s a common, quick-and-easy Sunday supper for many French families. Photo Credit: Kayhadrin, Text Overlay: […]