17th Arrondissement

Le Bal Café

by phyllisflick on November 23, 2010

With two women in the kitchen, an Irishman in the dining room and an American barrista, it’s clear from the onset that this former 1920’s cabaret turned art space is anything but typical. Located just a short walk from the Place de Clichy, on a surprisingly charming impasse, it turned out to be the perfect […]


Zinc Caius

by phyllisflick on September 6, 2009

It’s too bad that every neighbourhood doesn’t have a restaurant like Jean Marc Notelet’s recently-opened, pocket-sized bistro, Zinc Caius, which is just a few minutes walk from Etoile.  The décor, like the food, is simple yet soignée with steel grey tones and a hip, industrial feeling.  Notelet, who once worked at the three-star Boyer Les […]