Tag Archives: Paris

Famous Liquor Store Says French Bandits Stole $800,000 Worth of Its Finest Whiskies

Source: Grub Street NY

One of France’s most esteemed liquor sellers says some high-society thieves have made off with about $800,000 worth of its fanciest spirits. Like the bandits who looted some of the French Laundry’s best wines in 2014, these pros knew what they were after: According to news reports, they …

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France Went and Invented Blue Burger Buns to Honor Colette

Source: Grub Street NY

Colette, the painfully trendy fashion mecca on Paris’s Rue Saint-Honoré that’s the “only shop” Karl Lagerfeld frequents, is closing its doors forever in December. To mark the occasion with something fittingly high-low, Colette is collaborating with another beloved Parisian institution, the gourmet-burger chainlet Blend. Together, they’ve …

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What’s Next for Daniel Rose?

Source: Grub Street NY

Daniel Rose has built a career defying the odds: In 2006, the Illinois-born chef opened Spring in Paris, a restaurant so small that he worked there alone for several weeks. Just four years later, the restaurant was so successful, he moved it to a new, three-story location almost ten …

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Macron Will Make Trump Eat Lobster and Caviar While He’s in Paris

Source: Grub Street NY

President Donald Trump does not have, how do you say, the most sophisticated palate. But much like he wouldn’t submit to Trump’s handshake tactics, French president Emmanuel Macron will not bend to Trump’s diet of rubbery steaks and fast food. (No Croque McDo for you, Donald!) The president will …

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Could a Restaurant Receive a Worse Review?

Source: Grub Street NY

As a restaurant critic with a masochistic side, the Guardian‘s Jay Rayner has eaten many disastrous meals. Apparently nothing, however, that competes with the experience at Paris’s three-Michelin-star Le Cinq, currently ranked the 80th best place to eat on the planet. …

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London’s Naked Restaurant Is Leaving for the Hedonistic Paradise of Paris

Source: Grub Street NY

What’s French for duh? The Bunyadi, the world’s first buck-naked restaurant, which received a surprisingly warm reception in London, is decamping for Paris. Why seems fairly self-explanatory, but creator Seb Lyall fleshes the thinking out to British magazine Country & Town House anyway:…More »

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Paris Hosts First-Ever Refugee Food Festival

Source: Grub Street NY

Of the thousands of people to whom France has recently granted asylum, many are trained chefs, and two entrepreneurs are working to bring them into Parisian kitchens through a program called Les Cuistots Migrateurs. Not only is the initiative helping to change how the French perceive immigrants, but it’s also…More »

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Atlanta chefs with ties to Paris restaurants react to shootings

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mourners gather in front of the Petit Cambodge and Le Carillon restaurants on November 14, 2015 in Paris. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Mourners gather in front of the Petit Cambodge and Le Carillon restaurants on November 14, 2015 in Paris. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

On Friday evening, unassuming diners at Paris restaurants Le Carillon, Cafe Republique and Le Petit Cambodge were attacked by shooters, resulting in more than three dozen deaths. The violence was part of a coordinated terrorist assault on Paris that resulted in at least 130 deaths and more than 350 wounded.

Dining out in Paris is “a total way of life,” said Matthew Ridgway, executive chef for Atlanta restaurants The Southern Gentleman and Gypsy Kitchen, and who ...

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Listage: Hot Dog University; Best Vegan Shakes in Philly

Source: Eater Philly

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[Delaware River Waterfront Corp./Matt Stanley]

· Time to Panic: There is a Global Kale Shortage [-EN-]
· Meet the Man Behind Hot Dog University [Time]
· The Argument for Eating Dog [CNN]
· Five of the Best Pastries in Paris [WSJ]
· A Daily Coffee Calculator [USA Today]
· A Video Game Mogul Opens a Restaurant [Men’s Journal]
· Should Businesswomen Order Whiskey on the Rocks? [QZ]
· Foursquare Reveals Overhaul of Its Recommendation App [-EN-]
· Venture Inn: The Gay Bar of Your More Introverted Dreams [34St]
· How to Do the Vegan Shake [Philly.com]

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