Paris: the best restaurants and must-do things, serving the capital of France
Croissants, quiches, cheeses, crepes, fondues. Consider visiting France leads, inevitably, to the memory of these delicious typical dishes of its gastronomy. We review the establishments with a cuisine, which is one of the most varied and complete, through specialty seafood and fish to reach an exquisite Italian pasta in the heart of the French capital.
Discover our recommendations for luxury and gourmet restaurants in Paris and treasure precious moments. Let the magic take over your getaway.
Chez Andre: a traditional french brasserie in Paris
Just steps away from Place de l’Etoile and the most beautiful avenue in the world, Chez André, in the heart of what’s known as the “Golden Triangle”, is where business, luxury, fashion and the press all meet.
It was opened in 1936 and has kept the same feel it had back then. The zinc bar and the bistro tables bring to mind the 1930s.
As far as the menu goes, the dishes we know so well have been updated to yield a high-class yet traditional and refined cuisine. They offer a selection of wines served by the glass.
La Maison Blanche
An invitation to Light in a place made to relish in it, this is the magic of the décor revisited by Imaad Rahmouni, one of Philippe Starck’s former associate in 2001.
The space offers a vast array of ambiences. Depending on the visitor’s mood, one can take refuge in a cosy silk booth or sit amidst the larger tables for a better feel of sensations, scents and views.
Maison Blanche features two levels. First, the “Baie Vitrée” room, evolving along a huge bay window overviewing the City of Lights… where impressively high ceilings give a consequential sense of verticality.
The place is elegant and beatifully set, with tables full of candles and background music Sinatra type …