Paris Local Food and Drinks
The three Michelin stars are proof of Epicure’s excellence. The chef Eric Frech on works hard to make eating more than an experience but quite a show. Like anorchestra, the staff brings dish after dish, opening the eyes and palate to the new and unexpected. The restaurant is located in the Hotel Le Bristol and the contemporary French cuisine they serve is considered one of the best in the world! Book in advance and respect the dress code – the dining room is fancy and you will be treated like royalty. Eating here, either lunch or dinner, is a life experience you will never forget.
Special drinks: The chef has some signature dishes, which are: foie gras, stuffed macaroni with art ichokes and black truffle.
Do you want to try the best of the French cuisine without selling you house to pay for a meal? Well, Seb’on is the place. A partnership between Sebastien Heloin, the chef, and his wife Dorota Okulicz-Kozaryn, a designer and decorator, there staurant is the perfect mix of carefully prepared food and a minimal is tdecoration. Here you will feel at home while tasting amazing flavors. Making a reservation is much recommended, although not mandatory.
Food: The restaurant is small and the menu consists in only three courses. However, you will not regret any of the choices. Cheers to the mouth watering deserts!
Mariette is near by the Eiffel Tours, so do not be scared if fellow tourists fill Mariette’s dining room. The place is small and only 18 to 20 people can eat here at the same time. However, none of that make this eating experience less pleasing. Alfredo Martin is the owne rand house chef which studied with the biggest,like Paul Bocuse, Christian Constant and Pascal Lognon. His wife Marcela is the hostess and responsible for making every dinner as special as if it was in her own house – she speaks four languages, so don’t be shy and ask her help to choose the wine!
Food: The family roots are Spanish; there fore, the lamb filled with Spanish chorizo is the perfect mix of France and Spain. Try it!
In Montmartre, in the foot of Sacré-Coeur church, you will find the Sacrée Fleur, the best restaurant to meat-lovers in Paris. Beefs are the main stars in the dishes they serve and specials auces are combined to create the flavor Sacreé Fleur is famous for. You can order complements but is not necessarys in cebread is served during the whole dinner. Make a reservation and prepare you stomach because you’re going to eat a lot here!
Food: The menu is seasonal to guarantee that all ingredients will be always fresh.
Experimental Cocktail Club
The ECC can be compared to best mixology bars in New York. The good old drinks are re-invented with new ingredients, fresh juices and exotic spices. One hint: the entrance is easy to miss because there is no big queue or sign, so pay attention and look for a dark little place with red velvet curtains covering the windows.
Special drinks: We can’t give you any certain suggestions because every six months they change the menu, but one thing is sure: you won’t be disappointed!
Le Lèche Vin
At those times when you really need to run away from the tourists and try something truly French, go to the Bastille neighborhood and come to this place. This bar has everything the cool Parisian slove: a crazy decoration (the bathroom is the biggest hit, but we will keep it as a surprise – go see it!), good drinks and fair prices. It is made for the budget traveler in you!
Special drinks: The pintis only 5€ during the happy hours and the owners, who are there everyday, will be pleased to assist you choosing a drink.
Unpretentiously hidden at the end Ritz Hotel Paris’ hall way, this place is more than a bar. It is an ode to history and a touristic attraction it self. The literature fans have to take it as a must go and every one else should go just to have a story to tell. The Heming way Bar is what the name tells: a bar dedicated to the American writer. You can happily seat, enjoy a cocktail and the Heming way-the med decoration. Just remember to arrive early because they don’t accept reservations and there is not enough room for everybody. The price is consistent with the quality of the detail-oriented head bar tender, Colin Peter Field, and his staff, so prepare your pocket.
Special drinks: There is a drink made with Ritz’ champagne called Serendipity. Go for it!