Monday, in A Nous Paris, Alexis Chenu reviewed without rating the previously mentioned Bonhomie in the 10th and Philippe Toinard reviewed and gave 3/5 dots to Les Petits Princes, 26, rue du Val d’Or in Suresnes, 01.41.47.87.61 closed Saturday lunch, Sunday and Monday nights where for 36 a la carte or 22 and 29 E at lunch one has items such as tete de veau, merlu and chocolate mousse.
Tuesday, in Le Fooding, Matthieu Jauniau-Dallier reviewed the British chef’d Le Grand Bain, 14 rue Denoyer in the 20th, 09.83.02.72.02, closed Tuesday and Wednesdays serving scallops, beef Wellington and floating island for 16-35 E.
Wednesday in Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin reviewed his usual 5 new restaurants; giving 2 hearts to three: the previously mentioned Odette in the 1st, the previously mentioned Vantre in the 11th; and L'Huitrade du Chiberta, 3, rue Arsene-Houssaye in the 8th, 01.53.53.42.00, closed Saturday lunch and Sundays, costing 68 E a la carte and 49 E for the lunch menu featuring a tartine, oysters and a brioche. Garnering one heart was the Café Marlette in the 9th and getting a broken heart – Mio Posto in the 11th.
Emmanuel Rubin also went (in his Hache Menu) to the crab-focused Crabe Royal, 19, place de la Madeleine in the 8th, 01.81.69.96.70, closed Sundays, where for 45-60 E one gets every sort of preparation; from caramelized to decorticated.
Figaroscope’s Dossier by Alice Bosio, Colette Monsat and Hugo de Saint-Phalle listed all the new places around Les Halles: Chez La Veielle, Champeaux, AG Les Halles, The Fish Club, IppudoAu Pied de Cochon, Clover Grill and also Odette, Maison Kaiseki St-Honore & Les Artizans.
Wednesday as well, Heidi Ellision in Paris Update went back to Chatomat and liked it as before.
Thursday, in L’Express Styles, Francois-Regis Guidry reviewed Accents, 24, rue Feydeau in the 2nd, 01.40.39.92.88, closed weekends with menus at 28, 37 and 48 (lunch) and 68 E (dinner), serving items such as mushroom raviolis and a complicated deboned pork along with desserts prepared by a Japanese pastry chef.
Monday in A Nous Paris Jerome Berger awarded the previously mentioned Chez la Vieille in the First 4/5 dots and Philippe Toinard gave 3/5 to the Mediterranean Avli in the 10th.
Tuesday, in Le Fooding, Deana Saukam reviewed le Grand Bol in the 11th.
Wednesday, in Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin reviewed and rated 5 new restaurants, giving three 2 hearts to: the "Amerique du terroir" Melt in the 11th; the Brit Blindpig Pub in the 10th and Le Basilic, 2, rue Casimir-Perrier in the 7th, 01.44.18.94.64, open 7/7 where for about 50 E one can dine on an bio egg, steak au poivre and cod. Garnering one heart only were the neo-gasthaus Saucette in the 3rd and the pasta-focused Sfizio in the 2nd.
His Hache Menu returned to the well-known but recently purchased LAmbassade d'Auverge in the 3rd.
The test/Dossier by Alice Bosio and Colette Monsat this week was for the best chocolate cookie in Paris. Tops was Mokonuts.
Sunday, in the jdd, Aurelie Chaigneau covered three places: the Italian Livio in Neuilly (7/10); the well-known Robe et le Palais (6/10) in the 1st; and the previously mentioned Encore in the 9th (6/10).
Tuesday, in Le Fooding, Golven Le Polles reviewed Matthieu Moity's new venture after ten years of cheffing in many places, Iratze, 73 rue Amelot in the 11th, 01.55.28.53.31, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, costing over 51€ for items such as poitrine de cochon, duck and various desserts.
Wednesday, in Le Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin rated the best restaurants of 2016: Divellec Abri Soba Tomy & Co Papillon Bambou Chez Le Vieille Quinsou Passerini La Table d'Espadon L'Orangerie La Table d'Hugo Dsnoyer Les Avant Comptoir de la Mer & du Marche Clover Grill Roger La Grenouille Belle Maison Akrame Madeleine 6 Paul Bert Istr Ken Kawasaki Osteria Ferrara
Also Wednesday in Paris Update, Heidi Ellison reviewed the Cafe Philippe.
Thursday, Mina Soundiram in L'Express reviewed the pizzeria Bijou in the 18th.
Monday, in A Nous Paris, Philippe Toinard reviewed and gave 3/5 dots to the previously mentioned Roger La Grenouille in the 6th and Jerome Berger gave the same to the below mentioned Le Bar des Pres in the 6th.
Tuesday, in Le Fooding, Matthieu Jauniau-Dallier reviewed the Clover Grill, 6, rue Bailleul in the 1st, 01.40.41.59.59, closed Sundays, where for 61 E plus one can dine on items such as sushi, prime angus and cocktails.
Wednesday in Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin reviewed his usual 5 new restaurants rating each 2/5 hearts; Da Graziella Pizza in the 10th; Le Leborde, 44 rue Laborde in the 8th, 01.53.04.08.92 closed weekends, where for 35-50 E one dines on items such as smoked salmon, black Angus and chocolate mousse; the sushi/cocktail Bar des Pres in the 6th; the previously mentioned Bonhomie in the 10th; and the previously mentioned Cleo in the 7th.
And Emmanuel Rubin also went (in his Hache Menu) to the pork place run by Yves Camdeborde - AvantComptoir du Marche in the 6th.
Figaroscope’s Dossier rated top places to get magret de canard; the top 3 were A. Noste, Afaria & Canard & Champagne.
Wednesday as well, Heidi Ellision in Paris Update went to the Japanese-Peruvian La Vague in the 10th.
Thursday, in L’Express Styles, Charles Patin O’Coohoon reviewed the previously mentioned the Petit Varenne in the 7th.
In addition, L’Express picked its top 10 of the year : Osteria Ferrara Mokonuts L’astrance Abri Soba La Famille in Uzes Mersea Apothacaires in Lyon Petit Varenne Brazilia in Nice Darico
Reviews of reviews – The week of November 28th, 2016
Monday, in A Nous Paris, Philippe Toinard reviewed and gave 3/5 dots to the previously mentioned Le Petit Varenne in the 7th and Jerome Berger gave a similar rating to Montee, 9, rue Leopold Robert in the 14th, 01.43.25.57.63, closed Sundays and Mondays where for 40 E (lunch) and 80 E (dinner) one has items such as a brandade de morue, scallops and pork.
Tuesday, in Le Fooding, they reviewed the well-known 6 Paul Bert which now has cooking two chefs who come via Noma in Copenhagen.
Wednesday in Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin reviewed his usual 5 new restaurants; awarding 3 hearts to the above mentioned 6 Paul Bert and two hearts to the Chinese Pagode de Cos, the Italian Biglove Café in the 3rd and the Café Colette, 74, rue Daguerre in the 14th, 01.43.25.63.55, open 7/7, where for35050 E (lunch formula 22 E) one dines on items such as calamari with aioli, saddle of lamb and chocolate mousse Kiss; garnering one heart was L’Echappee Belle in the 11th.
And Emmanuel Rubin also went (in his Hache Menu) to the well-known Chartier in the 9th, which after 120 year still charges you only 15-25 E.
Wednesday as well, Heidi Ellision in Paris Update went to the previously mentioned Quinsou in the 6th and liked it.
Thursday, in L’Express Styles, Francois-Regis Gaudry also reviewed Quinsou.
Monday, in A Nous Paris, Philippe Toinard reviewed and gave 3/5 dots to Cleo, 19, bd de la Tour-Maubourg in the 7th open 7/7, 01.40.60.44.32, where for 29 at lunch and 38 & 42 E one dines on items such as half-cooked tuna, grilled octopus and a chou au chocolat; while Jerome Berger reviewed and gave 3/5 dots to the aforementioned Ore in Versailles.
Tuesday, in Le Fooding, Aitor Alfanso reviewed Bonhomie, 22, rue d’Enghien in the 10th, 09.83.91.86.31, open 7/7 where for 36-50 E one dines on items such as raviolis, octopus and a crème caramel parfait.
Wednesday in Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin reviewed his usual 5 new restaurants; awarding 3 hearts to the previously mentioned Ken Kawasaki in the 18th and two each to Le Bordeluche, 103 rue des Dames in the 17th, 06.66.30.70.90, closed Saturday lunch and Sundays where a young chef from the Tour d’Argent for 40-50 E presents dishes such as gnocchi, duck filet and fig tart and the previously mentioned (V)ivre in the 2nd as well as the Franco-Sino L’Atelier Mala in the 9th. Garnering one heart was Les Levres Rouges in the 18th.
And Emmanuel Rubin also went (in his Hache Menu) to the afore-mentioned L’Etoile du Nord, Thierry Marx-designed place in the Gare du Nord where for 40-60 E one can have such dishes as onion soup, filet-frites and a pear tart.
In Figaroscope’s Dossier, Alice Bosio, Colette Monsat and Hugo de Saint-Phalle wrote about new restaurants in the 7th that included: Loiseau Rive Gauche Tomy & Co Divellec Le Petit Varenne Reataurant T Plume Jais Fitzgerald And also: La Fontaine de Mars, Miss Marple & Karamel.
Wednesday as well, Heidi Ellision in Paris Update went to the previously mentioned Les Arlots in the 10th which she wishes was “around the corner.” N.B. Paris Update is having a Crowd Funding to update it if you’d like to pitch in.
Thursday, in L’Express Styles, Charles Patin O'Coohoon reviewed Le Petit Sommelier, 49, avenue du Maine in the 14th, 01.43.20.95.66, closed Sundays where for a menu at 35 or a la carte 35 E one dines on items such as pumpkin soup, cromesquis and entrecote ; and Francois-Regis Gaudry reviewed the natural wine-focused Sauvage, 60, rue du Cherche-Midi, in the 6th, 06.88.88.48.23, closed Sundays and Mondays with seasonal plates (sweetbreads, cuttlefish) at 10, cheese at 16 and a la carte about 40 E.
Finally, Sunday, in the jdd version femina, E.D. reviewed the previously mentioned Loiseau Rive Gauche and Aurelie Chaigneau in the regular jdd gave 8/10 to the previously mentioned Bonhomie in the 10 ; 6.5 to Via Emilia in the 9th and 8 to Uma in the 1st.
Monday, in A Nous Paris, Jerome Berger reviewed and gave 4/5 dots to the patisserie La Goute d’Or in the 18th.
Wednesday in Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin reviewed his usual 5 new restaurants; awarding 3 hearts to the previously mentioned L’Arcane in the 18th and 2 hearts each to the new version of the well-known Roger La Grenouille in the 6th and the Maison Lautrec, 63, rue Jean Baptiste Pigalle in the 9th, 01.53.12.07.78, closed Saturday lunch, Sundays and Mondays where for about 40 E one can have roast onion, scallops and apple tarts. Garnering one heart each were the Thaixpress in the 8th and the renamed Belle Armee in the 16th.
And Emmanuel Rubin also went (in his Hache Menu) to the afore-mentioned Chez La Vieille in the 1st as did Colette Monsat, published on Saturday in Le Figaro.
Wednesday as well, Heidi Ellision in Paris Update went to the previously mentioned Belle Maison and liked it very much.
Thursday, in L’Express Styles, Mina Soundiram covered the previously mentioned Istr in the 3rd and they also reviewed 2 restos in Strasbourg.
Monday, in A Nous Paris, Jerome Berger reviewed and gave 4/5 dots to the neo-bistro franco-japonais Abri Soba as well as Chaud Chaud Chaud, a new delivery service invented by Charles Campagnon of L’Office, etc.
Tuesday, in Le Fooding, they awarded their annual best restaurants which this year included: Passerini Apothicaries (Lyon) Papillon L'Ideal (Marseille) Mokonuts Haraneko Borda (Itxassou) Les Arlots La Ferme du Vent (Cancale) L'Epicerie de Dienne (Dienne) Daroco La Nautique (Narbonne) Symbiose (Bordeaux Abri & Abri Soba
Wednesday, in Figaroscope, Alice Bosio, Colette Monsat and Hugo de Saint Phalle listed new pizza places: Tripletta Daroco Louie Louie Popine Faggio Mammi Primi Marzo Iovine’s And also Mono Coco And soon Mio Posto & Da Graziella
Alice Bosio and Colette Monsat also rated Millefeuilles, deeming that at Carl Marletti in the 5th.
Emmanuel Rubin reviewed his usual 5 new restaurants; awarding 3 hearts to the Italianate Osteria Ferrara in the 11th and 2 hearts to the Yankee-food Pressing in the 10th. One heart each was awarded to the US Harper’s in the 18th and the Mardi Crepe Club in the 2nd.
For his Hache Menu he went to the previously-mentioned and renovated Armani Caffe on the Rue St-Germain in the 6th where it costs 100 E a la carte (menu at 50, tasting at 90 E). Go? No, the mode is not enough.
Wednesday as well, Heidi Ellision in Paris Update went to the previously mentioned Chez La Vieille in the 1st and found it joyful.
Thursday, in L’Express Styles, they reviewed Saquana in Trouville and Mina Soundiram covered Jancou’s Achille in the 11th.
Sunday in the jdd, Aurelie Chaigneau reviewed and gave 7/10 to the Japanese cantine Bal Peco-Peco in the 18th and 7 to the reopened (after the November 13th horrors) Petit Cambodge in the 10th. In its version femina, they reviewed the previously mentioned Bistrot de la Galette in the 18th.