New, exciting businesses appear in Paris at a relentless pace, and it can be a daunting task to visit and figure out which of them to visit. So today food writer and Mandarin Oriental concierge Adrian Moore has taken on the task of sifting through the most vital openings of the past couple of years, including 2012's fruitful rentrée, and selecting sixteen that won't fail you.
Among the selections are the bistronomic players (Bertrand Grebaut's Septime), champions of small plates and natural wines (Pierre Jancou's Vivant Table, Iñaki Aizpitarte's Le Dauphin), and chefs counters for authorial cooking (David Toutain's Agapé Substance). There, too, are even funkier options, ranging from a bar with great hot dogs (Glass), a 250-seat loft designed by Philippe Starck that does homey French meals (Ma Cocotte), and a contemporary butcher and specialty products shop (cheZ Aline). Here now, sixteen hot and essential restaurants in Paris:
Any glaring omissions? Make your nominations in the comments.Read More