Monday, in A Nous Paris, Jerome Berger gave 3/5 dots to Rae’s in the 2nd, where a Japanese chef cooks fusion food from pasta to sandwiches to crème catalan. His colleague, Philippe Toinard gave the same to a tea room plus Un Dimanche a Paris, 4/6/8 cour du Commerce Saint-Andre in the 6th, closed Sunday nights, Mondays and Tuesday lunch, 01.56.81.18.18, featuring tartelettes in the morning and early afternoon and items such as sweetbreads, haddock and a grapefruit/pepper tart afterwards, on menus of 25 and 29E at lunch.
Tuesday in Le Fooding, Tina Meyer reviewed La Louve, an Italian bistro in the 9th.
Wednesday, in Figaroscope, Emmanuel Rubin reviewed his usual 5 new restaurants, which included four that merited 4 stars: the previously mentioned Les Arlots in the 10th; the Argentinian restaurant Loco; the ramen-focused Kodawari in the 6th; and Korean Jules et Shim in the 10th. The Portuguese dinette Donantonia in the 10th received only one.
Rubin’s Hache Menu this week covered Les Bols de Jean in the 2nd, opened since September, where the tele-chef Jean Imbert serves various dishes in pastry “bowls.”
In that spirit, Colette Monsat and Alice Bosio wrote about and rated the best loaves of bread and deemed Anthony Bosson of L’Essentiel in the 13th the winner and Landemaine in the 11th #2.
Also Wednesday, Heidi Ellison in Paris Update reviewed the previously mentioned Le Petit Keller, 13 rue Keller, in the 11th, 01.43.55.90.54, closed Sundays and Mondays, finding the food OK but the presentations lacking.
Thursday in L’Express there was a review of the Brazilian Coffee Shop in Nice.