paris first taste

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First Taste: Cul de Poule

With his cozy Cul de Poule, Yannig Samot has perfectly read the pulse of one of Paris’s hippest neighborhoods: the 9th Arrondissement.
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First Taste: Le V

One Michelin-starred chef has quietly climbed to the top, and a $200 meal at his place may be worth every penny.
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First Taste: Le Gaigne

Mickael Gaignon cooks with amazing precision, but his signature is a passion for the finest produce.
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First Taste: La Veranda

Gordon Ramsay’s stylish restaurant in Versailles has impeccable food, but the service is royally exasperating.
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First Taste: Itinéraires

Chef Sylvain Sendra’s new restaurant in the Latin Quarter is a de rigeur addition to any bargain-loving bistro lover’s Paris itinerary.
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First Taste: La Bigarrade

Chefs doubling as performance artists is nothing new, but no one pulls out all the stops like Christophe Pelé at La Bigarrade.
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First (And Last?) Taste: Rech

An old-fashioned fish house in the 17th Arrondissement has recently been taken over by chef Alain Ducasse. And that should have been a good thing.
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First Taste: Chéri Bibi

Tucked away on the eastern slope of the Butte de Montmartre, Chéri Bibi is a sure sign this appealingly ramshackle neighborhood is up for gentrification.
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