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

Some of the best kosher restaurants in Paris specialized in cozy, homestyle dishes, like roast chicken.

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 […]

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: […]

A Love Letter to Paris

In her beautifully written love letter to Paris, Jess shows us how her feelings about the French capital went from ambivalent to enamored (hint: it involved a lot of French food).

This post is part of our Love Letter series: first-person accounts of what we love about Paris. On my first visit to Paris, I was enthralled with the architecture, the food culture, the Parisians themselves… I fell head over heels and wanted to learn more. And it was through this desperate craving for contact with […]

5 Essential Bistros in Paris, from Classic to Modern

One of our favorite kosher restaurants in Paris is Kavod,, serving up the ultimate in homestyle French food.

No visit to Paris is complete without dining in an authentic bistro. Just ask the Parisians who want to see these bistros awarded with UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status! And we’ve got to agree: with traditional dishes, a convivial atmosphere and often affordable prices, they are a great way to sample French food and culture. […]

7 Street Food Bites in Paris and Where You Have to Try Them

Crepes are one of the most popular and emblematic Paris street foods.

In Paris, life has long revolved around cafe culture. Lunchtime in Paris evokes the idea of relaxing with a three course meal and a glass of wine on a sunny terrace, not a sandwich quickly gulped down between meetings. But indeed as Paris has changed, with a new entrepreneurial environment drawing international crowds, waves of […]