TOP PICKS in paris

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.


Restaurants Open On New Year’s Eve/New Year

It is thrilling to ring in the New Year in Paris, but finding a great place that is open with fresh food & wine, not so easy. Here are my top picks for you to either go out in a classic bistrot, a TOP CHEF finalist’s hot new cocktail bar & restaurant or to stay in.

Natural Wine Bars Paris

Best Caves à Manger for Natural Wine

Caves à manger are fun little wine shops that serve small sharing plates with their wine. They are popular with Parisians as places to socialise during apero (short for aperitif) from 6-8:30pm before and (often) after dinner.

Best Paris Restaurants

Eat & Drink Paris by Neighborhood

Because you aren’t interested in every place to eat, only the places to eat, right now… these are my top picks / short list in each of Paris’ arrondissements.

What is open in Paris this summer

Paris Restaurants Open in August

Finding restaurants open during August can be a challenge. Then, finding good restaurants that are open takes a lot of effort. But no worries, I’ve done the leg work for you. Here’s the short list.

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Small Plate Natural Wine Bars

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

Clamato Paris Wendy Lyn

10 Paris Restaurants Not To Be Missed

When I am asked by foodie travellers who want to know where to eat, right, now, this is where I send them. Up Next? 10 Paris Wine Bars not to be missed.

Le Bel Ordinaire Wendy Lyn

Paris Restaurants Open On Monday

The million dollar question, isn’t what restaurants are open on Monday, but which good restaurants are open on Monday. #donotwasteameal