Monday-Tuesday, in A Nous Paris, Philippe Toinard reviewed and gave 3/5 to Les Elephants, 120 rue Legendre in the 17th, 09.80.62.17.36, open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday and lunch Sundays, costing 30 E for the menu and 39 E a la carte for items such as sardines, tele de veau and rhubard; and Jerome Berger awarded the same to the previously mentioned Les Residents in the 17th.
Tuesday in Le Fooding, they wrote of a new Argentinian meat place Loca in the 18th.
Wednesday in Le Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin reviewed his usual 5 places awarding 3/5 hearts to three places: Sens in the Hyatt Park Vendome in the 2nd, 5, rue de la Paix in the 2nd, 01.58.71.10.60, open every day only fir lunch costing between 80-120 or menus at 58 and 68€ for items such as chicken and foie gras, monkfish and a dessert chariot; the previously mentioned and reviewed Pianovins and Adeline Grattard’s Asian-themed Cafe Laitcha near her other place. He gave two hearts to the steakhouse Bleu Grill, 119, Blvd du Montparnasse in the 6th, 01.42.79.06.80, open 7/7, costing between 25 and 40€ serving only a frisée as a first, duck breast and strawberries and the Viet Namese Hanoi Corner in the 9th. His Hache Menu returned to Petrossian in the 7th, open 7/7, which he notes has jacked its prices up to 100 without wine, menus at 130 and 170€ for caviar and caviar. The Dossier this week by Alice Bosio, Colette Monsat and Hugo de Saint Halle tested caramel ice cream and declared Hugo & Victor in the 7th the victor.
Also on Wednesday, Heidi Ellison in Paris Update reviewed the well known Bordeluche which had unfriendly service but good food.
On Thursday Francois Regis Gaudy in L’Express Styles reported on a new Japanese chef’s appearance at the well-known Le Dome and rated it 2/4; and Charles Paton O’Coohoon reviewed Mon Loup, 114, rue de la Condamine in the 17th, 09.51.55.24.29, (Metro: Rome), closed Sundays, Mondays and Wednesday lunch featuring bio products on the carte including a 20 minute formula with coffee for 12.50€ containing items such as a brandade of merlu, risotto and pork.
Sunday, in the jdd version femina, they featured offshoots of restaurants: BOULOM/A Noste, Deviant/Vivant, Cafe lai’Tcha/yam'Tcha, Pilgrim/Neige d’Ete. In the main jdd, Aurelie Chaigneau gave 7/10 to the Franco-American-Japanese Rigmarole in the 11th, 6 to the American Coffee Club in the 6th, and 6.5 to the Japanese Chez Guan in the 12th.
In the weekend Figaro, to put things in perspective, Stephane Durand-Souffland wrote about Marc Veyrat's place in the mountains where apparently you pay for the view with 10€ water and 14€ coffee.