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 is on non-French wines (although they do have some champagne too). And quite an extensive selection too. The cooking is […]
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Each Saturday between 3PM and 6PM you can taste a range of 4 whites and 5 reds at the restaurant Le TasteMonde. They are priced at a very reasonable 1€ or 2€ per glass. You find Le TasteMonde close to Place de la Madeleine, on 8 rue de Surène (ph 06 20 62 60 86).
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 to Villa Spicy. Perhaps because of a total (successful) renovation – the atmosphere is now relaxed and cosy, service is […]
Hôtel Marignan Champs-Elysées is a new luxury boutique hotel in central Paris. The main restaurant in the hotel is Spoon by the fabled chef Alain Ducasse and they recently opened a “lounge”, this oh-so-trendy concept in the restaurant world today. The lounge, called 15cent15, also run by Ducasse, is a good place to have a […]
There are six L’Ecluse wine bars in Paris, and that it is a “chain”, albeit small, can by some be seen as a negative. But in this case they are ambitious and focused, without being complicated or sophisticated. They also have excellent opening hours, which can be particularly good for overseas visitors who are not […]