Monday, in A Nous Paris, Jerome Berger gave 3/5 dots to the previously mentioned Clover Grill in the 1t and Philippe Toinard gave 3/5 to the Italian wine bar Naturellement in the 15th.
Tuesday, in Le Fooding, Coline Le Houezec wrote an article on all the anti-brunch brunch places:
Trois fois plus de piment
Wednesday in Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin reviewed 5 new restaurants: giving two hearts to L’Alsace, 39, ave des Champs-Elysees in the 8th, 01.53.93.97.00 7/7 serving 24 hours a day, now run by the Groupe Bertrand, with menus at 21.50 and 30.50 and a la carte 45 and 65 E, serving items such as herring, platters of seafood and choucroute; the Vietnamese Hoi An in the 13th; the Africo-Creole-Brazilian Niebe; and Tous, 6, rue Lamartine in the 9th, 01.70.82.80.82, closed weekends where for 40-50 E one can have items such as butternut squash soup, chicken breast and shared dishes. A busted heart went to the Café Pelican, 61, rue d’Hauteville in the 10th, 01.47.70.07.08. closed Saturday lunch and Sundays where for 30-35 E one dines on items such as oeufs mimosa, confited cod and entrecote;
His Hache Menu was devoted to the revival of the cabaret/restaurant Le Bal Negre in the 15th.
Figaroscope’s Dossier by Alice Bosio was on all the restaurants were the TV “top chefs” have set up:
La Cave a Michel
La Scene a l’Hotel Prince de Galles
Pierre Sang Boyer
Pierre Sang on Gambey
Le Bols de Jean
Nube a l’Hotel Marignan
La Machine a Coudes
There was also a judging of the best galette, which was won by the Breizh Café in the 3rd.
And somewhere in here, Alice Bosio and Colette Monsat gave a list of places to eat during gallery hunting around the Beaubourg, listing: Le Hangar, Le Bouledogue, Le Café Beaubourg, Georges, Benoit and Le Derriere.
Heidi Ellison in Paris Update went to the previously mentioned Etoile du Nord in the 10th.
Thursday, in L’Express Styles, Charles Patin O’Coohoon reviewed the well-known Simone in the 13th, that has a new chef, ex-Savoy who for 18-22 at lunch or 40 E at dinner, serves items such as encornets, bar de ligne and pigeon; other restaurants covered were the previously mentioned Pacchio in the 9th and the Korean Jium in the 15th.