Tuesday, Yves Nespoulous in Le Fooding reviewed the gluten free neobistro Noglu, 16, passage des Panoramas in the 2nd, 01.40.24.41.26, open for lunch everyday but Sundays which will run one 12-33 E for items such as bean gaspacho, leeks vinaigrette, haddock club sandwich, a duck/avocado/melon/sweet potato brochette and exquisite pastries from suppliers such as Thiebault and Casanova.
Tuesday, in A Nous Paris, Philippe Toinard reviewed and gave 2/5 dots to Loulou, 3, rue Mouton Duvernet in the 14th, 01.45.42.29.59, closed Saturday lunch and Sundays, lunch formula 17 E, menu 30 E serving (he’s had better) joue de bœuf stuffed piquillos and a mango soup dessert. Across the way, Jerome Berger went to and gave 3/5 dots to the Bistrot Capucine in the 2nd, 01.49.26.91.30, open lunch only weekdays with a forced choice 28 E menu that the day he went was smoked salmon with eggplant, cherry tomatoes, etc etc etc, gigot and souris of lamb and apricots.
Figaroscope’s « Nouveauties A La Carte » Wednesday began with the turning over Sensing into the ¾ heart Guy Martin Italia which because of my old self-imposed rule I will provide no cordinates, etc., to the opening in the Publicis space at 133, ave des Champs-Elysees in the 8th to a 2 heart-rated Drugstore Steakhouse, 01.44.43.77.64, open 7/7 serving foie gras a la placha, Argentinian entrecote and Hermes & Conticini desserts as well as an impeccable Paris-Brest for 45-80 E. The places this week out of the running* were a neighborhood bistrot L’Assiette a Carreaux in the 2nd, an bygone-age brasserie Le Jockey in the 14th and a shop-til-you-drop cafe Zero Zero Sevres in the 7th.
Figaroscope's Dossier today covers snack places:
Le Camion qui Fume
L'Epicerie du Verre Vole
L'Epicerie du Breizh Cafe
Hot Dog House
and - Aux Deux Amis, Le Siffleur de Ballons & Boco.
Finally, Francois Simon trundled off to the Café Des Sports/Walzak in the15th at the Porte de Vanves, 75, rue Brancion, 01.48.28.61.00, paying 60 E for two complete repas’ complete with a Cotes-du-Rhone a volunte.
And in L’Express, Charles Patin O'Coohoon reviewed Les Trois Garcons, 5, rue de Javel in the 15th, run by the three brothers from Garconniere, 01.40.60.14.35, open 7/7 with a carte costing 20-40 E, serving two terrines and it sounds like lots of pork dishes. In addition, Sylvie Wolf reviewed the new branch of Nanashi.
Saturday, in Figaro, Francois Simon repeated the story pulished last week about Guy Martin & Anne-Sophie opening places in Paris and added that Eric Guerin will be opening a place in Giverny in November and two chefs who’ve been in Hokkaido are opening MEO (Moment, Emotion, Osmose) in Tarason. And in the Croque-Notes he reviews the Bistrot Gourmand Le 11 in Pontchateau.
Sunday, in the JDD Aurelie Chaigneau discovers and gives 6.0/10 to Minimes, 36, rue de Turenne in the 3rd, 01.42.71.36.70, open 7/7, 14 E formula and a la carte at 40 E. It’s another brainchild of Alexandre Chapon (Pamela Popo, Chez Julien, Vin des Pyrenees, Enoteca) who brought over one of the two chefs at the Clocher Pereire Jean-Philippe Leboeuf to cook items such as gaspacho & gambas croquettes, bar and chips and an impeccable curried chicken. She also gave 6.0/10 to Le Brigout, 54 rue d’Argout (get it ?) in the 2nd, 01.45.08.05.23, closed Sundays and Mondays with a lunch menu at 14.50 E and 19 E, a la carte 30 E for items such as gaspacho, tartare of daurade and a fig tart. Finally she returned to Shan Gout meriting at 7/10 this visit. Meanwhile in the version femina, Francois LeMaire went to Yam’Tcha and Chez Aline both covered adequately here before.