Sure I haven’t tried every Pimm’s cup in town. But that’s because this is a town not known for them. Yet, I stumbled across a top notch one at l’Entente recently over brunch and Scotch quail eggs.
Quicktake: Dirty Lemon bar serves cocktails plus Mediterranean inspired fried oysters and dirty fries worth crossing town for
Remember Lavomatic, the Paris cocktail bar with an entrance hidden in a washing machine? If you like that, you’ll love their little sister bar, L’Epicier, with its entrance hidden in the shelves of a convenience store.
Quicktake: Mediterranean restaurant La Riviera does tasty pizzas that pair nicely with their selection of Spritz Cocktails As I’ve mentioned in recent write-ups, cocktails are finally becoming more integrated into mainstream food and drinks programs in Paris restaurants and bars, rather than just lurking in the niche corners. Great! That means you can grab a […]
Quicktake: Enter this hidden Paris cocktail bar through a public laundromat washing machine. Long before the modern-day speakeasy overtook the cocktail scene, smart business were combining washing machines with bars and cafes. Paris bar, Lavomatic, does both by hiding the entrance to its little cocktail lounge within a coin operated laundry. Locate the right machine, […]
Quick Take: le 1905 is a hidden Paris cocktail bar with a cute terrace, fumoir and shabby chic decor above a busy, trendy neo-bistro Back in the day, early adopters of the cocktillian lifestyle felt quite comfy in the prohibition-style “speakeasies” that reintroduced the public to craft cocktails – but over time, this particular type […]
Quick Take: The Cambridge Public House combines cocktail knowledge with freshly made upscale British pub grub for a cool, new kind of communal gathering space in Paris. Gasp!? What’s that you say? “A new cocktail bar review on the blog? Finally!?” It’s true, I’ve been preoccupied by pairing cheese and cocktails with Chez Loulou and […]
Quick Take: Sister Midnight, opened by Red House duo, brings a little gritty glam to the Pigalle cocktail scene. Joseph Boley and Jen Riley of Red House have channeled their cool creativity into a new project which recalls the glam rock’n’roll attitude of a bygone era – and it’s an era worth revisiting. While Red […]
Quick Take: 1802 is a chic hotel bar that serves only rum and rum cocktails (plus one cachaca option) As rum continues to figure as an increasingly important player in the spirits world, we’re seeing more focus on it in menus, bars and shops. Mabel is Paris’ best known rum bar and has an impressive […]
Quick Take: Treize au Jardin delivers down home goodness and boozy tea time treats If you’re already familiar with Treize from its original location, you’re gonna love their bigger, brighter better new location. If you’re not already familiar with Treize, you’re gonna love me for clueing you in. Treize is a tea room, restaurant, bakery […]