The New Left Bank

The scene has moved—across the Seine—to fringe neighborhoods that are redefining what it means to be young, hip, and hungry in Paris.

We'll Always Have Cocktails

Now here's a plum assignment: Visit the legendary bars of some of Paris's most luxurious hotels and let us know what you think.

Taillevent After Vrinat

The legendary Parisian restaurant lost its owner and guiding light this year. What has become of the place?

Ruth's Paris Picks

After a week trying to find out how well she could eat (and sleep) for very little money, Gourmet's editor in chief came up with quite a list of inexpensive Paris restaurants.

Ten Favorites From Our September Issue

Our Paris issue is packed with recipes, but our editors especially loved these—and we're sure you will, too.

Top Dining In Paris

There are endless ways to eat well in the City of Light, but be sure not to miss these nine restaurants (plus two oyster bars).

Few cities thrill visitors' palates like Paris. Read Gourmet's dispatches to stay up on all the culinary happenings there.

An American in Paris

Jaime Araujo, daughter of a Napa cult Cab king, is changing the way the French market their wine.

Food Luminaries' Favorites
"Chef Frédéric Anton worked with me for many years and has a style of cooking that I particularly enjoy. His personality shows in his food."

"In the heart of the Saint-Germain; it's a 1926 Art Deco brasserie serving classic French foods to artists and politicians."

LAURENT GRAS: Restaurant Chartier
"I used to go there when I was a cook fifteen years ago, as the meal was very inexpensive. It is a very Parisian place."

JAMES PETERSON: La Tour d'Argent
"For lunch because of the view, if not so much for the food. Although the canard au sang, their signature dish, is always good and presented in such an unpretentious way."

ERIC RIPERT: Les Deux Magots
"It's always a scene."

Food Markets

A true Parisian pleasure: Take a stroll in one of the city's crowded food markets.

An Epicurean Pilgrimage to Paris

Nobody in his right digestion would deny that a firsthand study of Paris restaurants is a toothsome task, but limitations loom large and forbidding. (July 1951)


When it comes to taking a meal in Paris, this writer knows just what he wants. And where to get it. (March 2001)

Innocence Abroad

Oh, to be young and living in Paris. This is where it all begins—the pilgrimage of a master storyteller, his great American novel, and his great American friends. (August 2006)
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