Steps from the Place Vendôme and trendy fashion boutique Colette in the 1st Arrondissement, this no-frills 60-year-old institution serves daily specials like duck confit and braised pork with lentils, but only at lunch. If the weather permits, owner Albert Prat pours Beaujolais, Loire Valley and Côtes-du-Rhône wines for Parisians standing elbow-to-elbow around the wine barrels outside.
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From Food & Wine , OCT 2008
Steps from the fashion boutiques John Galliano and Colette in the first arrondissement, owner Albert Prat serves Beaujolais, Loire Valley and Côtes-du-Rhône wines along with a hot daily special, like petit salé aux lentilles (cured pork braised with green lentils). ...MORE
From the From the May 2008 Food & Wine Go List
Melker Andersson and Danyel Couet, the team behind the Michelin-starred <strong>Fredsgatan 12</strong>, have brought a very un-Swedish sensibility—vivid colors, extravagantly rich cuisine—to Old Town. The restaurant is gilded and grandiose, its menu packed with high-ticket items like truffles and Champagne.
We loved: Arctic char poached with Champagne and topped with trout roe.
Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.