Well-Buttered Classics

November 22, 2017 | By Heidi Ellison | Restaurants

Across the street from the Gare Saint-Lazare are two stately brasseries specializing in seafood that one might tend to ignore because they are located so close to the train station. Paris Update’s former reviewer Richard Hesse tried Mollard, founded in … Read More


Au Naturel, but Fully Dressed

November 15, 2017 | By Heidi Ellison | Restaurants

Lately, everyone has been asking me when I will be reviewing Paris’s new nudist restaurant, O’Naturel. The answer is never. I prefer to remain dressed while eating (though I am tempted by nude bowling, which is also possible in Paris). … Read More


Nouvelle New Orleans

November 1, 2017 | By Heidi Ellison | Restaurants

Since I am no expert on the cuisine of New Orleans, I went to Nola with three Texans who know their gumbo. We soon discovered, however, that there is much more to Nola than Louisiana’s famous state dish. Nola, owned by … Read More


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