Where To Find Oysters in Paris

This blog post comes to you today from the corner of my bed. I've just spent a very uncomfortable night curled up on precisely one sixth of the normally available bed space. Three rooms of Burnt Cream HQ are being repainted this weekend, which means that everything has had to find a new home. I was … Continue reading Where To Find Oysters in Paris

Cuistance, 75001

RESTAURANT NOW CLOSED! Cuistance is a new, contemporary restaurant in the 1st arrondissement, a refreshing chance, and somewhere that I reckon would be a great place to go on a date. Head Chef Henri-Serge Manga has served his time in Michelin-starred restaurants (e.g. Heston Blumenthal's 3* Fat Duck, in Bray, UK) and it shows. Beautiful dishes come out … Continue reading Cuistance, 75001

Willi’s Wine Bar, 75001

Willie's Wine Bar is a Parigot institution. Homely haunt of British expats in the city of lights since 1980, it's has become a true classic. Classic French cuisine, classic French service... the only thing that's not classic is the lengthy wine list. Mark Williamson founded his bar-restaurant over thirty years ago and you maybe inclined … Continue reading Willi’s Wine Bar, 75001

The Beef Club, 75001

With almost 13,000 restaurants in Paris, it would be somewhat of an understatement to say that it can be rather difficult to know which one to pick... Most visitors have either done their homework in advance (reading blogs such as this one!) or they just happen across one that is in their neighbourhood. Before I … Continue reading The Beef Club, 75001

Le Garde Robe, 75017

"No One Knows You" by John McNulty and the Dimestore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkmAZaijrTU Something a little folk-y seems to sum up this wine bar pretty well. It's got a casual vibe but you get the feeling that they'd remember you if you go back next week and that it could quickly becoming your regular. "No one knows … Continue reading Le Garde Robe, 75017