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Foodie Heaven Paris: Redefined icons and new additions

The gourmet capital of the world, Paris, is constantly changing: icons are reinvented, while newcomers revitalize the scene. These addresses should definitely not be missed.

23 May 2024


Renaissance

Maxim's

 
 
 
 
 
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The Parisian landmark is back! The rebirth of this Art Nouveau jewel has been accompanied by a slight facelift by Cordelia de Castellane. The menu celebrates the great classics of bourgeois cuisine. 

Maxims's
3 Rue Royale, 75008 Paris, France
Tel.: +33 1 42 65 27 94
Web: restaurant-maxims.com

La Tour d'Argent

 
 
 
 
 
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The historic restaurant that inspired the film "Ratatouille" has been given a new lease of life. What remains is the famous duck dish, which was created in 1890 and has been served millions of times since.

La Tour d'Argent
15 Quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris, France
Tel.: +33 1 43 54 23 31
Web: tourdargent.com

Lapérouse

 
 
 
 
 
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Under Benjamin Patou, great-grandnephew of fashion designer Jean Patou and head of the Moma Group (Noto, Manko, etc.), the Parisian institution has been given a new look; chef Jean-Pierre Vigato celebrates neoclassical cuisine.

Lapérouse
51 Quai des Grands Augustins, 75006 Paris, France
Tel.: +33 1 43 26 68 04
Web: laperouse-paris.fr

Newly Opened

Hakuba

 
 
 
 
 
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Since March, the trendy luxury hotel Cheval Blanc has been home to a fourth restaurant, Hakuba (Japanese for “white horse”), which serves the creations of sushi master and Michelin-starred chef Takuya Watanabe.

Hakuba
8 Quai du Louvre, 75001 Paris, France
Tel.: +33 1 40 28 00 00
Web: chevalblanc.com

Kapara

 
 
 
 
 
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Farewell, "Balagan", bonjour "Kapara": In the Rue d'Alger, just behind the renowned hotel "Le Meurice", Israeli star chef Assaf Granit has reinvented himself with the "Kapara" - but the great atmosphere has remained the same.

Kapara
9 Rue d'Alger 75001 Paris, France
Tel.: +33 7 67 40 56 29
Web: kaparaparis.com

Lafayette's Paris

 
 
 
 
 
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The former townhouse of the Marquis de Lafayette is home to the Moma Group’s latest restaurant: At the helm is Mory Sacko, one of the most sought-after young chefs – he graced the cover of the “TIME 100 Next” magazine, for instance.

Lafayette's
8 Rue d'Anjou, 75008 Paris, France
Tel.: +33 1 40 17 04 77
Web: lafayettes-restaurant.com

This article appeared in the Falstaff TRAVEL issue Spring 2024.

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