Coffee & Drinks in Paris While I generally didn’t have much luck finding high quality places to eat (Arpège aside) in Paris, I had rather better fortune with cafes and bars. One of the big reasons for my stop in town was to visit Little Red Door, an outstanding cocktail bar where it was lovely …

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Jones

Jones For my final night in town I headed to Jones, a casual wine bar bistro in the 11e arrondisement. Previously having been called Bones during the tenure of the previous chef, I wasn’t sure what I’d find in its current incarnation. I found a well-appointed and quite stylish neighbourhood bistro with a busy throng …

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Strada Cafe With an hour to kill before my museum of choice for the day opened, I guessed that coffee and breakfast would be a decent idea. After a little wander, I alighted upon Strada Cafe on Rue du Temple. It looked promising so I popped in. Set up for in a familiar style well …

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Au Rocher de Cancale The Rue de Montorgueil is a very lively spot for a drink en terrasse and a spot of people watching. The quality of places looks highly variable so I was glad when Paris devotees and regular guest questers Susie and Tracey suggested that Au Rocher de Cancale was one establishment on …

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Grazie

Grazie I’d spent a culturally saturating morning at the Musée d’Orsay so was glad I’d booked for a hearty lunch at Grazie, a pizza specialist in the Le Marais neighbourhood. After my lengthy stroll along the Seine, I was keen for a feed so the slightly chaotic service that I ran into upon arrival was …

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