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

Yaya Restaurant

Cliché-Free Greek Cuisine

19th arrondissement Non-French€€Paris Update Favorite

Friends who have been to Greece (I haven’t yet, unfortunately) say that the food is simple, fresh and delicious, although others add that such dishes as moussaka and souvlaki can become rather monotonous. Not having much experience with Greek restaurants … Read More

Adar Restaurant

Rites of Passage

2nd arrondissement Bistro€€

Ever since I tasted his hybrid French-Israeli cooking at the restaurant Fulgurances some three years ago, I’ve been waiting for the young chef Tamir Nahmias to set up on his own. Fait accompli, but his new place, Adar, in the … Read More