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 […]
Paris now has a dedicated vermouth bar serving vermouth, sherry, anise spirits and other tasty pre-dinner tipples.
Sip your agave spirits straight with some toasted pumpkins seeds on the side! We’re learning lots of interesting tidbits with our mezcal interview series….
Quick take: Le Renard does very nice drinks at true happy hour prices in Belleville When the cocktail revival kicked off in Paris, there were bars making excellent drinks and bars putting on happy hours – but they were rarely in the same place. Fortunately, as craft cocktails continue to infiltrate the culture, these two […]
With Agave Festival happening this April, it’s a great time to get around to a book review I’ve been meaning to do for awhile. Mezcal l’esprit du Mexique by Domingo Garcia, David Migueres, and Alexandre Vingtier and with a forward by local bar and restaurant owner Carina Soto Velasquez is a great reference on this […]
Happy New Year, Cocktail Lovers! As January comes to a close, those of you doing Dry-uary are almost there – kudos! I don’t do a dry January. Though I did a dry February last year. This year I’ve got a big London weekend planned and will want to check out some good bars and restaurants. […]
Quick Take: Yacht Club is a Mediterranean neobistro that is good for groups serving summer-worthy spritzers and small plates in SoPi. The team behind Les Niçois set their sites on SoPi with their latest project, the Yacht Club, a seafood focused mediterranean inspired neo-bistro for food and drinks. Cocktails range from about 8 to 18 […]
The intense, tattooed Italian Oscar Quagliarini is back in Paris and he’s running the drinks program at l’Herbarium, hip hotel bar and cocktail perfumery. The Hôtel des Arts et Métiers opened late last year, immediately securing status as an HQ for pretty people of Paris who congregate over meals in the restaurants, admire the views […]
Hidden beneath one of the city’s coolest new restaurants you’ll find a clandestine bar with a tight collection of cocktails curated by Sebastian Gans and Thomas Girard. By now, all the cool kids know about Carbon, the Paris neo-bistro that’s turning out some top notch grilled and wood-fired food. The city’s tastemakers have been sliding […]
Hotel du Nord 102, Quai de Jemmapes 75010 Paris Tel : 01 40 40 78 78 I hate writing negative reviews. But, I hate arsey bartenders even more. Hotel du Nord seemed to have potential. Renovated not long ago and located on the Canal St Martin, it’s a pleasant little locale that has managed to […]