Summer in Paris can be hot. What better excuse for a delicious gourmet ice cream or sorbet?? La Fabrique Givrée was created in the Ardèche region in south central France in 2012 by three friends. The ice cream shop near the Panthéon, opened couple years ago, was their first in Paris, and it immediately attracted a loyal following. The ice cream is made only of natural, seasonal ingredients, so don’t expect strawberry ice cream in January…For a real treat, order a “tasting” of six small scoops. In our opinion, this ice cream is even better than the famous Bertillon! Why not see for yourself? Continue reading La Fabrique Givrée
L’invitée, owned by Guillaume and Romain, is a cosy but contemporary restaurant which serves inventive French cuisine at a very reasonable price. The lunch menu, which changes every day, is a real bargain at 16€. This special menu, served Tuesday – Friday (except for holidays) includes either a starter, a main dish and coffee, or a main dish, desert and coffee. L’invitée also offers a chic but informal cocktail bar on Friday and Saturday nights. Continue reading Restaurant L’invitée
“La baguette” and a daily visit to a “boulangerie” are still an important part of French daily life. So why not visit “La Maison D’Isabelle”. It opened in April 2018 on the site of a previously well-known bakery that used organic flours, this new independent bakery is a collaboration between the Pichard family and Isabelle Leday. Isabelle, originally from Le Perche region has had a remarkable career so far, obtaining several diplomas and winning prestigious awards.
A favourite among students and locals, this wine bar specialise in natural wines and traditional wines from France with a few selections from around the world. The kitchen also has a nice selection of dish of the day served all day if you’re looking for an early afternoon bite.
Located just behind the Finnish Institute, Coutume is a coffee roasting house
founded in 2010 by Antoine Nétien, the best French roaster in 2011, and Tom Clark. Their coffees are in various methods including traditional espresso and more modern methods such as V60 filter and Chemex filter.
A world renowned tea shop located in the 5th arrondissement, this is a must for all tea lovers who want to diversified from another populate Parisian tea place Mariage Freres. This tea shop is run by Maitre Yu-Hui Tseng who is a world renowned tea expert. She carefully chooses every tea that come into her tea house so you are guaranteed always an excellent quality.
Adding to the current trend in Paris, Nuage Cafe is a cozy co-working coffee shop welcoming students, professionals and locals in a all-inclusive environment. The hourly rate gives you access to beverages and small food bites.
Bouillon Racine has been welcoming guests for more than 100 years! An authentic Art Nouveau atmosphere : bevelled mirrors, painted opalines, stained glass, carved woodworks, marble mosaics and gold-leaf lettering will brings everyone right to the beginning of the XIXth century. Not many restaurants could beat the beauty of its interior design.
Menu changes seasonally, and the dishes are home-made. Today they offer a French cuisine combining traditional dishes and recipes from nowadays.