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Le Mary Celeste & Le Richer - Is Paris Emulating Brooklyn Just A Wee Bit?

"but is coffee a Brooklyn thing"?
And no reservation ? And cocktails ?
What about the iconic hotels in NY designed by Starck and Andrée Putman & co ? The French brooklynized Manhattan !

about 2 hours ago
Parigi in France

Bordeaux/Dordogne/Paris recap

Thank you for taking the time to write such a funny and informative report.
Your eating itinerary seems to include good preparation and some spectacular no preparation.
But it seems you always enjoyed yourself. Bravo.
Couple of points:
1. The closing of restaurants at 2pm is not a Sarlat thing. It is a general thing all over France. Restaurants are not open between meals.
2. "amuse" , "foie on a cracker". Excuse me, by foie do you mean liver ? Or do you mean foie gras ?
I understand that each country has its own slang for food that may look like French but is not French. I guess it is like the French calling basketball shoes les baskets. -- No, we don't eat them.
If you say foie, outside of your country, others think you mean liver. This international board with global wimps like me would be grateful if you specified foie gras or liver .
Same thing re "amuse". "Amuse" just means "amuse". If it doesn't tire you too much to write out amuse-gueule or amuse-bouche, I bow in gratitude. Amuse-walnuts and amuse-clunkers look as though you were tickling nuts, or harder-core erotic practices.
Just something to remember next time you want to order an Amuse-foie-latte here. :)
Thank you again.

about 17 hours ago
Parigi in France

Le Mary Celeste & Le Richer - Is Paris Emulating Brooklyn Just A Wee Bit?

"an explosion of craft cocktail places, coffee shops, no-reservation places, food truck"

I have been noticing this shameless Singaporeanization too. What's up with that.
And those damned coffee shops all over the world. Obvious Nakhon Ratchasima wannabes.

about 22 hours ago
Parigi in France
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Le Mary Celeste & Le Richer - Is Paris Emulating Brooklyn Just A Wee Bit?

And no one talks about Brooklyn first imitating Tokyo Barcelona Berlin. Brooklyn came first, - had to, - in everything.

1 day ago
Parigi in France

Le Mary Celeste & Le Richer - Is Paris Emulating Brooklyn Just A Wee Bit?

According to the blog, so the answer to the question is, in a word, no, right ?

I am not aware of a general global complaint that Paris is becoming Brooklynized, so I didn't even know that the question needed to be answered.

I wonder: is this mysterious issue of brooklynization spefically and only about a decor - backed up by a tattooed staff?
Do the people in Brooklyn complain that Brooklyn was becoming Barcelonaized or Berlinized ?

A Richer kind of décor, backed up by a tattooed staff, indeed does not conform to the franchouillard concept that sells, even to VVIPs, as in the case of La Fontaine de Mars and L'Ami Louis.
Would La Fontaine de Mars be considered Paris enough ? Because for us it's just a décor, in fact, a near cliché décor.

On the other hand, is Dans Les Landes then totally Brooklyn ? I frankly did not notice if the décor was Brooklyn or Tokyo. or Sacramento California. I go there to eat (very well).

1 day ago
Parigi in France

Restaurant in Nicel

2 days ago
Parigi in France

A formula for avoiding sitting next to those pesky fellow Yankees who whoop it up and disturb your meal in Paris and finding good food in “secret places.”.

I haven't been, but the Laidbacks and JT have and liked. Good enough for me !

Apr 22, 2014
Parigi in France

A formula for avoiding sitting next to those pesky fellow Yankees who whoop it up and disturb your meal in Paris and finding good food in “secret places.”.

She is normally also open in the afternoon.
I usually go there in person and place an order for a few days later or a week later. I love the marché St Quentin and go once or twice a week, although I live by Notre Dame de Lorette right in front of rue des Martyrs where the food shops are not shabby either.

Apr 22, 2014
Parigi in France

A formula for avoiding sitting next to those pesky fellow Yankees who whoop it up and disturb your meal in Paris and finding good food in “secret places.”.

Re-steaming her dimsum at home also works very well. Which is what I'm having for my breakfast, with 鳳凰丹樅 Fenghuang Dancong tea.
When you doing the steaming, put a leaf of lettuce underneath the various dumplings.That way they won't stick.

Apr 22, 2014
Parigi in France

terraces ( inside or outside )

"Paris has never been that great for eating with a view, in fact a good scenic view and good food are inversely related"

I tend to agree.

"What terrace restaurant is your favorite for the view."

For me it would be La Palette. But it's just café food.
"Secondly, What is your favorite terrace restaurant for the food?"
Dans Les Landes. It does have a terrace, but the view is just a Paris street corner, not among the most interesting Paris street corner.
If any Paris view will do and the OP does not mind the smokers congregating on the terraces, then Dans Les Landes can qualify.
For good food AND a nice street view, there is Jeanne B Lepic.
Do bear in mind the smokers also pick the terraces in order to ruin your life.

Apr 22, 2014
Parigi in France

Paris for people with simple tastes and delicate stomachs

The OP has ready has climbed on a table and screamed that she is a wimp. Let her hate pigeon. Let's make a list of Paris eats for wimps. We have grinned and born all the chicken-eating vegetarians. Maya is light years more honest. I like her already.

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

Lobrano on croissants

"I saw that Gaudard also won for 'best lemon tart' on ParisbyMouth"

Somebody on this thread was one of the judges and voted for Gaudard (and never wants to see another lemon tart ever again in her life).

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

Lobrano on croissants

Bravo for the find. It must not be shabby.
But the Le Valentin, 9 minute walk away, is a nice tea house where you can sit down.
-- I don't mean to talk you out of anything. You know your itinerary best and the options that are best for you. You can't miss. Please report back.

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

Is Huitrerie Régis open in May?

I also prefer Pleine Mer, hands down.

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

Is Huitrerie Régis open in May?

yes

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

10 Day trip from Barcelona to Paris. Once in a lifetime meal.

"Robuchon Jamin"
Just keep saying that name.

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

Lobrano on croissants

Sorriest, I don't get up that early either. And that area is slim picking for boulangeries.
In my very limited knowledge, the nearest good boulangerie-pâtisserie (why go to just any one ?) is Valentin in Passage Jouffroy, open at 8:30am.

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

Paris for people with simple tastes and delicate stomachs

I was just thinking of bars à vin like Juvéniles and Autour d'un verre.
Le Bon Georges would also fit the bill.
There are also the good steak and potato places favored by workers at lunch time, like Le Lafitte. Those eateries are the safest, least challenging, without being humiliating and dumb.

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

terraces ( inside or outside )

Which city in France ?

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

Chez L'Ami Jean. Orgasm schmorgasm

The 55 euro menu is the one we usually have. See orgasmic description above.

Apr 21, 2014
Parigi in France

A Long Overdue Report December 11-25th - Paris/Alsace

Thank you so much for sharing this informative report. Pay no attention to the barking. We appreciate your taking the time to report back.

Apr 20, 2014
Parigi in France

basque restaurants in paris

La Tute

Apr 20, 2014
Parigi in France

A Long Overdue Report December 11-25th - Paris/Alsace

C'est déjà ça. :)

Apr 20, 2014
Parigi in France

10 Day trip from Barcelona to Paris. Once in a lifetime meal.

" 'Chez Toinette, Pasco, Grains Nobles et Plus, le Picotin, La coincidence, Le Dindon en Laisse, La Cordonnerie, La Table d'Eugene, le Muselet, La Bonne Cecile, Pierre Sang, L' Ange 20, Bones, Bistrotters, Roseval'
I'm getting a bit confused. "

So was I. What happened to the "once in a lifetime meal" reference in the title ?

Apr 20, 2014
Parigi in France

What are your favorite restaurants in Paris that don't cost a fortune or take months to get a reservation?

Rick Steves has a way of making tourists feeling falsely like a native. Smart marketer. But so wrong about so many things.

Apr 19, 2014
Parigi in France
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Paris: Inexpensive, French, Pescetarian, and Really, Really good

Whew. I was wondering why you were querying, if you had had a bad experience.
The restaurant has gotten even better since its early days, and has its inventiveness nicely under control.

Apr 19, 2014
Parigi in France

Dordogne & Tremolat in June

There are good ferme-auberges near Trémolat, like
- Lou Peyrol in the lovely village of Sergeac,
- Taulado outside Les Eyzies.
Also:
La Table du Moulin, Gaugeac.
Have a great time.
Don't forget to report back

Apr 19, 2014
Parigi in France

Appropriate Dress in Paris

"It's how I feel comfortable in the environment. "
Exactly.
And there is such a thing as a beautiful Hawaiian shirt. Some Paris hipsters - the real rad - may agree with you.

Apr 19, 2014
Parigi in France

10 Day trip from Barcelona to Paris. Once in a lifetime meal.

And may I ask what's wrong with Clandestino, which Parn had recommended upthread ?

Apr 19, 2014
Parigi in France

Appropriate Dress in Paris

While we are on the subject of gratitude, I am sure Versilla is just about to report back on all the recommendations that he/she had sought.

Apr 19, 2014
Parigi in France