Le Saut du Loup
Situated in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Museum of Decorative Arts), this two-story restaurant serves simple French fare in a stylish setting. Furnished by designer Philippe Boisselier, the interior includes blocky white pillars, streamlined black banquettes, and mismatched chairs by 12 different designers. Large windows overlook the Eiffel Tower, Tuileries, and Louvre, while the popular outdoor terrace provides views of the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel. Created by chef Pascal Bernier, the menu includes such dishes as salmon with ginger sauce and beef tartare with frites. The bar serves afternoon tea as well as handmade cocktails, available until 2 a.m.
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From Food & Wine , FEB 2006
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs, which recently reopened after a 10-year renovation, now serves lunch and dinner in this groovy new restaurant. The place to sit is by the window, with a view of the Tuileries Gardens. The dish to order is the homage to the Big Mac—three mini burgers layered between toasted sandwich bread with melted Cheddar, lettuce, tomatoes and sweet Russian dressing. The wonderful desserts include a faux tiramisu with rhubarb and crumbled butter cookies, served in a...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.