Chang Restaurant

A Twist on Thai

1st arrondissement Bistro€€Paris Update Favorite

You wouldn’t expect a restaurant named Chang to serve Thai food, but it does, and it is very good Thai food indeed. And it makes a nice change in Paris’s Little Tokyo (roughly the area between Opéra and the Palais … Read More

Le Petit Bouillon Pharamond

Stock in Trade

1st arrondissement Bistro

The last time I went to Pharamond, many years ago, the food was very good and a tad expensive, and the place, with its beautiful Art Nouveau decor, was nearly empty. Now that it has new owners, it is called … Read More

Marrow Restaurant

Right Down to the Bone

10th arrondissement Bistro€€Paris Update Favorite

The environs of train stations are better known for their low-life lurkers and fast-food chains than for good restaurants, but that has been changing with the arrival of well-known chefs like Éric Frechon (Lazare in the Gare Saint-Lazare. And now … Read More

Les Trois Bornés Restaurant

One-Track Mind

11th arrondissement Bistro€€€

The French word “borné” means “narrow-minded” or “blinkered,” but let’s give it a kinder translation: “having a one-track mind,” in this case, focusing on good food. It doesn’t really matter, however, since this new restaurant’s name is just a jokey … Read More