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.
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.
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.