Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Pigalle

One of our favorite Pigalle restaurants is the local bouillon.

Despite its seedy past as Paris’ red light district, today’s Pigalle—located in the capital’s 9th arrondissement—hardly resembles its 20th, or 19th century self.  Swept up in the winds of gentrification that have engulfed much of northern Paris, the streets of the neighborhood, including the infamous Boulevard de Clichy, are increasingly lined with hip cafes, bars […]

5 Natural Wine Bars in Paris You Need to Check Out

Badaboum is one of our favorite spots to drink natural wine in Paris.

Natural wine is the drink of the moment, and nowhere is that more true than Paris.   Using only natural, endemic yeasts for fermentation and eschewing filtering and sulfites, natural wine—known as vin nature or vin vivant (living wine) in French—tends to boast a lighter, fruitier flavor than most conventional vintages. Its aromas occasionally veer towards […]

What We Would Eat in Paris If We Had Only One Day

Step 1 of figuring out what to eat in Paris: you can never go wrong with pastries.

Wondering what to eat in Paris? With a plethora of choices, it can be overwhelming.  However, France’s reputation for gastronomic excellence makes dining out a true delight. Mapping out what to eat in Paris will take you to some of the best neighborhoods in the city. From traditional French fare to North African-inspired cuisine, Paris […]

Our Favorite Paris Restaurants by Neighborhood: Canal Saint-Martin

Liangpi noodles from Shaanxi province, China

The area around the Canal Saint-Martin is eclectic, hip and cosmopolitan. It’s not the kind of place you’re going to find ultra-traditional French food, but you’ll find some fantastic Chinese, Thai, African and fusion cuisine—plus some seriously good beer and coffee. As a bonus, many of our favorite Canal Saint-Martin restaurants let you dine right […]

Hidden Paris: Arnaud Nicolas

The Arnaud Nicolas restaurant and shop in Paris

It doesn’t take many trips to Paris to realize that France is a meat-lover’s dream.  But if you’re looking for something more adventurous than just steak frites, then one of the most famous French foods to try is foie gras, and arguably nobody does it better than Arnaud Nicolas.  A Meilleur Ouvrier de France and […]

5 Romantic Restaurants in Paris for the Best Date of Your Life

The ornate gold interior of Le Train Bleu, one of the most romantic restaurants in Paris.

Paris is not only known as the City of Light, but also, of course, the City of Love.  With many visitors heading here for a romantic weekend for two, we’ve rounded up our choices for the most romantic restaurants in Paris for an unforgettable date night.  Photo Credit: Le Restaurant at L’Hotel, Text Overlay: Devour […]

The Best Dinner in Paris Is Waiting for You at These 6 Restaurants

Treat yourself at Michelin-starred Epicure, one of the fanciest places for dinner in Paris.

One thing we take very seriously here in France is good food—it’s practically written into the Declaration of Human Rights! Sometimes, though, you want a bit more. You don’t just want good food; you want a really great dinner. Whether you’re sharing a romantic meal with your special someone, celebrating a graduation or a business […]

5 Rules You Should Be Following in Paris to Eat like a Local

Our final tip for eating like a local in Paris: savor every moment around the table in good company!

In a culture that revolves around food, the French have not only perfected the art of cooking, but the art of dining as well.  And in a country also deeply in love with rules, naturally these two elements of French culture—dining and rules—make perfect bedfellows.  Whether you’re coming to France for the first time or […]