Bercy Park is another major venue for Parisians from the same architects that brought glass pyramids back in vogue during the 1980s.
Major concerts, exhibitions and other spectacles occur regularly.
Easily reached via public transportation. It is a city park with mature trees, a vineyard & an orangery, plus a duck pond & 3 old wine warehouses.
Sunset & Sunside is a fine establishment catering to the Jazz and Blues crowd, ever-present in Paris…
Metro: Les Halles
60 rue des Lombards
Phone: 01 40 26 46 60
Permanently closed, sorry.
Piccolo Teatro is one of Paris’ nice little secrets, a vegetarian restaurant that can’t be beat…
Located in the fashionably gay Marais district, and next door to hot bar Les Scandaleuses, this place is all the rage with the younger, hip crowd.
Delightfully casual interior, resaonable prices and good food are quite welcome to this vegetarian reviewer.
Metro: St. Paul – Closed Mondays.
6 rue des Ecouffes
Phone: 01 42 72 17 79
Chef Christopher Wright greets the guests with a glass of wine, and offers superb gourmet cuisine for around 30 euros per person. The tiny eatery is convivial and packed with diners. A must in Paris.
Closed Saturdays for lunch, and on Sundays.
3 rue Sainte Beuve
Sarl Castafiore sits tiny in its charming spot on l’Ile St. Louis. No overdone decor, condescending wait staff. Just sponged peach walls and Ed. He does everything to welcome you. For 16 years, I have made this restaurant my private dining room in Paris. With friends or alone, it has always drawn me back.
The pastas are supreme. Sauces to dream of the rest of the year. And intimate and welcoming. The Tiramisu is rated 9 on a worldwide tiramisu website rating but 10 by me. Explore Sarl Castafiore when you want to feel at home and eat wonderful food.… Continue reading