Tag Archives: Traditional

Terminus Nord Brasserie

When I asked my French colleague if he could recommend a good brasserie with quality steak he did not hesitate: ‘’Terminus Nord.’’ Located across from Gare du Nord, it would not be on my shortlist of destinations, in part due to its location, but as we were meeting our dear friends from D.C. who were […]
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Le Dirigeable

In a “bistro-chic” ambiance, the chef offers a traditional cuisine with a modern twist.  The seasonal recipes change daily according to the markets or at the least, the side dish is modified.  Did you spot the boudin basque pommes en l’air? Well, tonight, you will enjoy it with some celery… Some dishes are always on […]
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La Régalade Saint-Honoré

Bruno Doucet, chef and owner of the famous La Régalade restaurant in the 14th Arrondissement, just opened his deuxième (second) restaurant, La Régalade Saint-Honoré, in the 1st Arrondissement on famed street Rue Saint-Honoré, which is as fabulous as his première restaurant.  Smaller and in a more modern setting than le première restaurant, Chef Doucet hits […]
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Café de la Paix

Café de la Paix opened in the Grand Hôtel de la Paix in 1862, and remains a grand café and restaurant to this day, within view of the opulent Opéra Garnier. During the Belle Epoque period in the late 1890s, royalty were regular customers, including the Shah of Iran, the Prince of Whales, and King Alfonso […]
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Josephine (Chez Dumonet)

As George Bernard Shaw said, “there is no love sincerer than the love of food.”   And as Jacques Pepin, one of France’s greatest chefs noted, “nothing is more gratifying for a cook than to see people enjoying their food.”  At Chez Dumonet, this is especially true, as during the course of an evening Chef  Jean-Christian […]
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Au Pied de Cochon

Open all hours of the day, every day of the week, this old-fashioned brasserie is perfect for a mid-day snack after shopping at nearby stores like Dehillerin, or after a late night out, for an early morning rejuvenation of coffee and maybe something to soothe the stomach, like soupe à l’oignon gratinée (French onion soup). […]
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