For reader Jacqueline, the organic Boulangerie Moisan (59, rue Fondary, 75015 Paris), which has a number of shops in Paris, makes the best baguette. Click here for the full list of outlets.
“Croque monsieur? Actually, I prefer a croque madame. I rate Café M (17, rue Châteaudun, 75009 Paris),” says reader Michael Barker. Click here to send us your “best in Paris” recommendations.
The best croque monsieur in Paris? The Café le Nemours (2 pl Colette, 75001 Paris), says NPR journalist Susan Stamberg. Click here to send us your “best in Paris” recommendations.
We visited Ralph Lauren’s restaurant (173 Boulevard St Germain, 75006 Paris; tel.: 01 44 77 76 00) again this last visit and, again, it came through with consistently delicious food and exquisite surroundings and service. When I asked about their … Read More
Spring wine: One of our favorite Paris restaurants, Spring, now offers one-and-a-half-hour wine-tasting classes in English, complete with gourmet snack, on Thursday afternoons. Click here to reserve. La Cuillère d’Or: Lucie Joudiou, an apprentice chef at gourmet restaurant Laurent in … Read More
Richard Hesse, Paris Update’s regular restaurant reviewer since 2006, is leaving France this month. When we asked our readers to say au revoir to him, the response was overwhelming. You’ll find their comments below. Richard will be greatly missed by … Read More
Architect Rem Koolhaas likes to play with planes and volumes Photo: C. Eaton Architect Colin Eaton offers a rebuttal to Richard Hesse’s description of the interior of the new Paris restaurant Le Dauphin, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Dutch architect Rem … Read More
Alain Ducasse’s Paris cooking school. A few years back, a friend of mine who was principal of a technical lycée with a very high-powered catering section successfully rose to the challenge of making it one of the best in the … Read More
FOR THAT SPECIAL OCCASION If you want a dining treat, make reservations at Le Grand Vefour (17, rue de Beaujolais, 75001; tel.: 01 42 96 56 27). It was the height of our Paris trip this year. Great food, and … Read More
BEST MEAL IN FIVE YEARS We just had the best meal we have had in Paris in the last five years in a restaurant called Café Baci (36, rue de Turenne 75003; tel.: 01 42 71 36 70) in the … Read More