Category: Paris Eats

Restaurant Cinq-Mars, Paris | BKWine Pick

Le Cinq-Mars is a typical, friendly restaurant du quartier where people working in the offices all around come and have lunch and local residents have dinner. The obligatory rickety wooden chairs, wooden table, nice ISO

The village of Morgon in Beaujolais, Burgundy

Restaurant Albion, Paris | BKWine Pick

When you live in the southwest part of Paris, as we do, you feel like you are a bit far from the center of things. At least when it comes to new wine bars and

Word of mouth for wine bars in Paris

ParisByMouth.com has several interesting recommendations for anyone who wants to visit wine bars/wine restaurants in Paris. Some of them are old classics Juveniles, Willi’s Wine Bar, Café de la Nouvelle Mairie, Le Baron Rouge …

L’Authentique, Paris 15 restaurant | BKWine Pick

L’Authentique is, as one can guess from the name, the classic café-bistrot type of restaurant that you can find in Paris when you walk away from the big streets, in residential and small-office parts of

La Gazzetta Restaurant, Paris | BKWine Pick

La Gazzetta is a restaurant that is a mix of Italian and French. It is in a decidedly un-fashionable part of the city, the 12th arrondissement, very close to one of the most interesting food

Restaurant Marie Edith, Paris 15 – BKWine Pick

Not far from métro Cambronne in the 15th in Paris you find this popular Parisian restaurant on a side street. They have a very affordable 29 euro menu (three courses, or two for 26€) that

Ma Cave Fleury, Paris 2 – BKWine Pick

Almost exactly one year ago Morgane Fleury opened the doors to her ’cave éco-logique’ in Paris called Ma Cave Fleury. (The celebration was on February 13 so we say Happy Birthday a bit late.) Ma

Le Vin Chai Moi, Paris 1 – BKWine Pick

Luc Menier is the sommelier and Sébastien Farré is the chef. Born and raised in the same village, in Chinon in the Loire Valley. Now they are both at the cleverly named and very nice

Pinxo, Paris 1 – BKWine Pick

Pinxo is run by Alain Dutornier from the Michelin-starred restaurant Carré des Feuillant, just a few blocks away. The decoration is very Spartan with a Japanese touch. The first thing that strikes you with the

L’Auberge Etchegorry, Paris 13 – BKWine Pick

The name is genuinely Basque (a region that covers bits of south-western France as well as northern Spain) but the restaurant proposes gastronomic specialities from all of the French Sud-Ouest (south west). Let yourself be

Restaurant Sorza, Paris 4 | BKWine Pick

Strolling along the river on the Ile Saint-Louis is something that both tourists and Parisians love to do. A relatively new restaurant on the main street (almost the only street…) is Sorza. It is not

Restaurant Le Taste Monde, Paris 8 | BKWine Pick

A new TasteMonde has opened next to Place de la Madeleine. Their first restaurant opened several years ago in Issy-les-Moulineaux but now they’ve opened a second location more centrally. Unusual for Paris restaurants the focus

Racine, Paris 2 | BKWine Pick

A small wine bar in one of the old ‘passages’ (indoor shopping gallery) close to the big boulevards. The peculiarity with this wine bar is that all wines are organic, many are even biodynamic and

Restaurant Afaria, Paris 15 | BKWine Pick

Between Porte de Versailles and Convention this Basque restaurant is hidden. A bright, welcoming restaurant with big windows to the street. The menu is a mix of Spanish and French south-west with some unusual twists.

Villa Spicy, Paris 8 | BKWine Pick

Just off Les Champs-Elysées, on the avenue F Roosevelt, you find this pleasant restaurant with excellent food with a certain Provençal touch. It used to be called (simply) Spicy but have now (why?) changed name

Restaurant Le Brandevin, Paris 16 | BKWine Pick

A classic Parisian neighbourhood bistro – crowded and with a great and friendly atmosphere and good service. The emphasis is on classic French cuisine – main courses are mostly meat, for example côte de Boeuf

Restaurant Macéo, Paris 1 | BKWine Pick

Macéo is just next door to Willi’s Wine Bar and both are owned by the Englishman Mark Williamson. Just like at Willi’s the wine list at Macéo is outstanding, with an emphasis on the Rhône

A Table, Levallois-Perret | BKWine Pick

You find “A Table” in one of the “proche-banlieus” (near-suburbs) in Paris, Levallois-Perret, just north-west of the centre. In an area dominated by modern office buildings they offer an ambitious cuisine but in a relaxed,

Restaurant La Bastide d’Opio, Paris 6 | BKWine Pick

A small Provence restaurant in Paris with a definite southern feeling. Very good cooking that is nicely presented on the plates. The grille tuna was excellent and very succulent and the crumble d’agneau (!) very

Word of mouth for wine bars in Paris

ParisByMouth.com has several interesting recommendations for anyone who wants to visit wine bars/wine restaurants in Paris. Some of them are old classics Juveniles, Willi’s Wine

Ma Cave Fleury, Paris 2 – BKWine Pick

Almost exactly one year ago Morgane Fleury opened the doors to her ’cave éco-logique’ in Paris called Ma Cave Fleury. (The celebration was on February

Pinxo, Paris 1 – BKWine Pick

Pinxo is run by Alain Dutornier from the Michelin-starred restaurant Carré des Feuillant, just a few blocks away. The decoration is very Spartan with a

Racine, Paris 2 | BKWine Pick

A small wine bar in one of the old ‘passages’ (indoor shopping gallery) close to the big boulevards. The peculiarity with this wine bar is

Villa Spicy, Paris 8 | BKWine Pick

Just off Les Champs-Elysées, on the avenue F Roosevelt, you find this pleasant restaurant with excellent food with a certain Provençal touch. It used to

A Table, Levallois-Perret | BKWine Pick

You find “A Table” in one of the “proche-banlieus” (near-suburbs) in Paris, Levallois-Perret, just north-west of the centre. In an area dominated by modern office

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