Top Picks my favorite spots right now

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My top picks for the best places to eat in Paris. You’ll find everything from casual bistrots & restaurants with top-notch food at affordable prices, quality raw oysters, hangover sandwiches, natural wine bars, late night industry hangouts, to street food, coffeehouses & more.



Chef Simone Tondo’s delicious home cooking at Racine’s feels like your are eating in your friend’s country kitchen, where everything is served generously with love straight from the stove to the table.

Import Export CAM Paris

Import Export C.A.M.

Phil Euell and Chef Eseu Lee’s stripped down import-export shop is one of the most exciting places to eat & drink in Paris right now for Lee’s Asian-inspired sharing plates & natural wine.

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Small Plate Natural Wine Bars

If you only have 24 hours in Paris, these three natural wine bars are a must. FYI that by law all wine bars must sell food with alcohol.


Carrollton Market

Exquisite Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Expertly Prepared. Southern fare with a sophisticated yet simple approach: fabulous food in a comfortably posh environment plated, and served without an ounce of pretentious­ness. Carrollton Market is a thoroughly […]



Michael Gulotta’s new restaurant, Southeast Asia by way of Southeast Louisiana, Sister to @mophonola



DTB, which stands for Down the Bayou, is New Orleans’ hot new restaurant and bar focusing on reinterpreted coastal Cajun cuisine and a vibrant cocktail scene.

Clown Bar Paris

The Clown Bar

Don’t laugh at the name, Sven Chartier & Ewen Lemoigne’s Clown Bar is one of the most sought after addresses in town for the inventive sharing plates and natural wine list.

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Septime’s chic seafood bar is wildly popular – join the lively crowd sharing shellfish towers, tapas, small plates, natural wine, and craft beer & cocktails. Products are so fresh that the menu changes every single day.


Bistrot Paul Bert

Even after 20 years, Bertrand Auboyneau’s classic bistrot 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. It is literally, my favorite place to eat in the world.