In Paris you can find anything and everything, specially if what you are looking for is food or fashion. In Flur we invite you to check out our top five places to eat as a Parisian.
Daroco is the first on the list simply because it is brand new. The food is a mixture of neo-Italian with small hints and additions of seafood whilst keeping those classic comforting gastronomic italian dishes on the menu. The Pizzas here are all cooked in a wood- fired oven and the delicious Tiramisu is quite literally made out of homemade cookies and you can definitely taste the quality and care put into it. There is also ‘Da Nico Bar’ out at the back, for after dinner or work drinks with an exceptionally beautiful view of Galerie Vivienne.
Hotel Amour is a real fashion crowd favourite in Paris. The ambience, especially at night, is something that can’t be missed, mainly because of its spectacular outdoor garden & terrace. This place is a must go for anyone who wants to eat classic Franco-Anglo food in a beautiful setting with a young and painfully stylish crowd, specifically at night.
This one year old gem is situated in a not so fancy side of town but what it lacks in location it makes up for with it’s stunning industrial/parisian interiors, a great menu and a constantly buzzing atmosphere. The place has definitely been inspired by New York in terms of design and food, but small beautiful details about Brasserie Barbes bring you back to Paris as you see each of the three floors. Not many tourists would come to this area in general, making Brasserie Barbes indeed a very Parisian hot spot.
Ober Mamma is an Italian restaurant in the 11th Arrondissement and is apart of the Big Mamma group which comprises three stunning and remarkably successful restaurants spread through out the city of Paris. The group has been so successful simply due to the food, incredibly friendly service and inspiring design aesthetic. Their menu is constantly changing as they add new ingredients and dishes depending on the season and the chef’s mood. It’s something that makes the Ober Mamma so incredible, you usually have to try something new each time you return to one of their restaurants but they never stray from delicious neo-Italian cuisine. As Ober Mamma is the biggest restaurant of the group, it made it to the list. If you love a really satisfying pan of pasta or a fresh Napolitana pizza in a lively Parisian setting, then Ober Mamma is definitely your best bet.
Last but certainly not least is Septime. This French bistro is truly a parisian favourite for it’s exquisite and distinct modern French cuisine. The chef Bertrand Grébaut has been incredibly inventive with different raw ingredients that would usually never go together, yet every dish seems to work. The The food here is absolutely divine, true Parisian foodies all know and love Septime and it is also located in the 11th, thankfully a long way from all the tourist trap areas. It’s an absolute must if you really appreciate good food and love to invigorate your taste buds with unexpected yet harmonious flavour mixes.
Article by Tenille King