Hugo & Co, Paris | A Terrific Little Place in the Latin Quarter, B+ - Alexander Lobrano
Talented chef Tomy Gousset's new bistro Hugo & Co brings some gastronomic excitement to the Latin Quarter with a great menu of internationally inspired small-plates, and it's a great buy to boot.
Jòia, Paris | Hélène Darroze's Terrific Comfort-Food Bistro, B+ - Alexander Lobrano
Jòia, chef Hélène Darroze's new comfort-food table in Paris, is aptly named, because the word means 'joyous' in the dialect of the Bearn region of France.
Rooster, Paris | A Talented Chef Makes a Big Noise, B+ - Alexander Lobrano
After a stint at Racines in New York, Marseille born chef Frédéric Duca returns to Paris with Rooster, a terrific bistro that echoes Brooklyn and Provence.
Virtus, Paris | Deliciously Sincere Contemporary French Cooking, A-/B+ - Alexander Lobrano
A duo of talented chefs--Chiho Kanzaki and Marcelo di Giacomo, have made Virtus one of the best contemporary French tables in Paris.
Substance, Paris | A Brilliant New Bistro in the 16th Arrondissement, A- Alexander Lobrano
At Substance, young chef Matthias Marc is doing some of the best modern French bistro cooking in Paris right now. Outstanding wine list, too.
Astair, Paris | A Suave 21st Century Take on the Paris Brasserie, B+ - Alexander Lobrano
Astair offers a suave 21st century take on the Paris brasserie with an excellent menu by three-star chef Gilles Goujon and charming service.
La Poule au Pot, Paris | The Charming Reboot of a Storied Bistro, A-/B+ - Alexander Lobrano
Chef Jean-Francois Piège's charming reboot of La Poule au Pot, a storied Paris bistro, features delicious traditional French cooking.
Racines, Paris | A Delightful Bistrot a Vins Gets a New Chef, B+ - Alexander Lobrano
Talented Sardinian born chef Simone Tondo returns to his roots by taking over the kitchen at Racines, one of the most charming bistrots a vins in Paris
Vins des Pyrénées, Paris | A Marais Bolthole Gets a Clever Reboot, B - Alexander Lobrano
A legendary neighbourhood place in the Marais gets a shrewd update without losing its soul--great cocktails, good modern bistro food, open daily.
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A L'Epi d'Or, Paris | An Heirloom Bistro's Brilliant Revival, B+ - Alexander Lobrano
Founded in 1880, A L'Epi d'Or, one of the great traditional bistros in Les Halles, gets a delicious new lease on life by chef Jean-Francois Piege.