2nd Arrondissement

Gyoza Bar–Japanese Dumplings in Paris

by phyllisflick on January 29, 2012

I am a big fan of gyoza, those crescent-shaped pan-fried Japanese dumplings, and would be happy to make a meal of them, if I could manage to do so without seeming like a glutton. Guillaume Guedj and Shinichi Sato have solved this dilemma with the newly opened Gyoza Bar located a few doors down from Passage [...]

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Olivier Roellinger’s Spice Shop Opens in Paris

by phyllisflick on December 20, 2010

I was craving udon soup this weekend and headed towards one of my favourite noodle places on rue Sainte Anne, a street where you’ll find a plethora of restaurants serving ramen and other noodle dishes.  After lunch, as I headed north on rue Sainte-Anne, I discovered that in addition to Japanese noodle bars and grocers [...]

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Restaurant Saturne, a New Restaurant/Wine Bar in Paris

by phyllisflick on September 19, 2010

Sven Chartier and Ewen Lemoigne have taken the concept of cave à manger to a new level with Saturne, a beautiful, spacious wine bar and restaurant located steps from the Bourse in Paris’s 2nd arrondissement.  Both were most recently at Racines, a wine bar in the Passage de Panorama known for its almost militant adherence to [...]

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Coinstot Vino

by phyllisflick on February 20, 2010

This wine bar/cave à manger, recently opened in the picturesque Passage Panorama,  is a welcome addition to the Paris wine scene.  Bright and airy with a great terrace in a quiet part of the passage, with the warm weather coming, it’s sure to be a hit. Expect small plates of marinated anchovies, smoked fish, charcuterie, [...]

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