In-the-know food travelers, chefs & winemakers from all over the world come to eat + drink in Paris’ vibrant fringe neighborhoods – especially on the right bank and in the 11th arr. These buzzy areas are teeming with young up and coming chefs sourcing top-quality food + wine.
Wendy Lyn’s hit list below is your road map to finding the best small plate natural wine bars, neo-bistrots, sourdough bakeries, food markets, small-batch doughnuts, coffee-roasters & more.
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Restaurants in Paris
HOT TABLE. When a Michelin-level restaurant meets a Jimmy Buffett concert in an outdoor tourist market.
Bertrand Auboyneau’s classic bistrot is still on the “must eat” list even after 21 years, and is world-renowned for its rustic French comfort food like eggs & black truffle shavings, peppery filet mignon in Cognac butter cream sauce, house made frites, cheese platters, soufflés & bottles of natural wine.
Adventurous, open-minded + spontaneous eaters love Robert & Jess’s smoky tapas-style dishes cooked over Japanese binchotan charcoal.
Wine + Cocktail Bars
A fun, high-quality Texi-Cali taco & craft cocktail bar with a serious rock and roll vibe.
If you geek out over unadulterated grapes & craft hops – get to Liquiderie Bar in Belleville, stat.
Septime’s bottle shop is the ultimate neighborhood gathering spot for natural wine.
Restaurateur Fabien Lombardi (Faggio Pizzeria, Osteria, Salumeria) takes quality food, drinks & music seriously at his new runaway hit Bambino. It’s packed with local food industry late every night for […]
Behind the world famous tiny taqueria that whips up handmade tacos is a white door that when pushed open after 6pm, transports you into an award-winning sexy candlelit cocktail den jam-packed with folks taking in the killer cocktails, guac & nachos & music playlist until 2am.
Camille Fourmont transformed this little vintage dairy shop on a sleepy street into a cult wine bar-shop that draws industry folk from all over the world who meet here for delicious tapas plates & bottles.
It’s standing room-only at David Loyola’s unassuming rock & roll natural wine bar for tapas nights with lots of natural wine. The a la carte menu is not what you’d expect from the retro sports bar décor – the tiny kitchen prepares modern delicious plates for sharing.