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bcomarda Apr 17, 2012 09:59 AM

My wife and I will be in Paris for a week in July and I wanted to get everyone's thoughts regarding the latest and greatest restaurants. We are aware of the "old guards" of French cuisine if you will, but wanted to get some insight on the best new restaurants to open up over the past few years. Any help you can provide would be much apprecaited! Thanks!

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    Maximilien RE: bcomarda Apr 17, 2012 10:47 AM

    "to open up over the past few years" ...

    where to start .... there are too many...

    What are you looking for ? traditional ? modern ? comfort ? wine list ? stars ? price ?

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      bcomarda RE: Maximilien Apr 17, 2012 06:24 PM

      We are really open minded, but I suppose we typically prefer more traditional and less formal (although not too casual) restaurants. I suppose I started this thread to find out what had really impressed others recently. Let the recommendations fly! Restaurants that have routinely come up in my research are Frenchie, Le Comptoir, Le Chateaubriand, etc. So, maybe that gives you and idea of other similar restaurants that we might be interested in. Thanks!

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        Roland Parker RE: bcomarda Apr 17, 2012 10:49 PM

        More traditional but less formal? Seems like a contradiction.

        Read through this forum. Pretty much the same 10-15 restaurants are discussed over and over again and will give you a good idea of where to go.

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          PhilD RE: bcomarda Apr 18, 2012 12:48 PM

          Frenchie opened in '09, Le Comptoir back in '06 I think, and Chateaubriand goes back to '07 or 8 if memory serves me well so none of these are particularly new. Agape Substance, Saturne, Le Dauphin, Au Passage, Verjus, Dans Les Landes, Jean-Francois Piege spring to mind as the latest and greatest. But I am certain once I am aware of them they are probably really on the leading edge of the trends in Paris.

      2. mangeur RE: bcomarda Apr 17, 2012 06:43 PM

        Have you tried Googling Figaroscope or Le Fooding or Omnivore? These all stay on top of what's happening.

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          rrems RE: bcomarda Apr 17, 2012 08:07 PM

          Take a look at Alexander Lobrano's blog:

          http://hungryforparis.squarespace.com/

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            bcomarda RE: bcomarda Apr 19, 2012 06:30 AM

            This is all really helpful. We apprecaite it.

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              naughtyb RE: bcomarda Apr 24, 2012 01:46 PM

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