Tokyo Eat

February 21, 2006 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Artful Dining Note: This restaurant is closed. Designer decor in a cavernous setting. A visit to the newly reopened Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris or its neighbor, the trendy contemporary art museum, the Palais de Tokyo, provides … Read More

Robert et Louise

January 10, 2006 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Dining in a Time Warp The lively scene at Robert et Louise. After hearing the distressing news that yet another Starbucks has opened in Paris – this one on the Rue Mouffetard – it was a relief to pay a … Read More

Gaya Rive Gauche

November 1, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Fun with the Whole Fish Christian Ghion decorated Pierre Gagnaire’s new restaurant, Gaya. Photo: Jacques Gavard Those who can’t afford to eat at superstar chef Pierre Gagnaire’s three-star restaurant in the Hôtel Balzac can now get an idea of what … Read More

Gaspard de la Nuit

September 27, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Solid Comfort A place for a cozy, quiet meal of reliable quality. When you’re in the mood for a calm dinner in a warm, cozy, old-fashioned setting with no DJ playing loud music or trendy French youth puffing away on … Read More

Café des Techniques

August 2, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Techniques for Eating Well A large model ship is the restaurant’s centerpiece. One of the loveliest places to have lunch in Paris is a well-kept secret. The Café des Techniques is housed in the Musée des Arts et Métiers (see … Read More

Lunching in the Market

July 26, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Bons Enfants Rouges Julien Cancoin, owner of La Rotisserie Enfants Rouges. One of the joys of Paris – and one that many tourists bypass – is its food markets, some of them permanent (e.g., the Marché d’Aligre, Marché Saint-Quentin) and … Read More

Musée Cernuschi

June 21, 2005 | By Paris Update | Archive

Asian Art Collection Reopens One of a group of eight Tang Dynasty musicians at the reopened Musée Cernuschi. © Musée Cernuschi Roger Keverne Ltd. After a four-year renovation to provide more exhibition space and bring it up to safety and … Read More

Pot de Terre

April 19, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Where Tourists Dare to Tread The restaurant-lined Rue du Pot de Fer; maybe the tourists are right this time. April 20, 2005: There are two types of tourists: those who go where all the other tourists go because they are … Read More