Pigalle’s latest cocktail spot: Sister Midnight

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 […]

Le Yacht Club in Paris Serves Summer-y Spritzes and Mediterranean Small Plates

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 […]

Lipstick bar: Paris’ Best Cocktail Happy Hour

After a few years on the Paris drinks scene, Lipstick bar has fallen into a nice rhythm and really differentiates itself as the city’s best option for happy hour cocktails.   Like so many SoPi hotspots, Lipstick is located in a former hostess bar and pays homage to the area combining “eroticism and mixology to […]

L’Entree des Artistes Pigalle upgrades to SoPi location

L’Entree des Artistes Pigalle 30-32 rue Victor Massé 75009 Paris Following a few years of anticipation, L’Entrée des Artistes has opened in their new location. The Oberkampf original offered a solid wine, cocktail and food menu in an unassumingly cool little space. Little extras elevated matters like jazzy music, the vintage cash register and some […]

Baton Rouge: Voodoo Cocktails in Paris’ Popular SoPi Neighborhood

Baton Rouge 62 rue Notre Dame de Lorette 75009 Paris Pigalle continues its play for one of Paris’ best bar destinations with its latest addition, Baton Rouge. This opening brings some fresh creole flavor to the neighborhood with a voodoo bar and Louisiana-inspired menu. The team behind Baton Rouge includes a couple of topnotch industry […]

Artisan Turns Out Some of Paris’ Best Cocktails in SoPi

Artisan 14, rue Bochart de Saron 75009 Paris Brought to you by the Maison Mere team, Artisan is the latest addition to the growing list of interesting places around Pigalle. However, unlike Maison Mere, which swings from sad quasi-quesadillas to surprisingly good mini-burgers, Artisan is consistently very good. I can comfortably attest to this after […]

NYC Buvette Opens an Outpost in Paris with Cocktails

Buvette Gastronomique 28, rue Henri-Monnier 75009 Paris In case you’ve been living under a polished rock from Urban Outfitters and missed it: Paris is in the midst of Hipstergate. Debate has been sparked. Outrage has been expressed. Camps have been chosen. I’m not going to use today’s post as yet another avenue to discuss the […]

le Depanneur: SoCal Cocktails and Burgers Come to Paris

le Depanneur 27 Rue Pierre Fontaine 75009 Paris When le Depanneur opened a few decades back as a late night “American” joint it served cheap drinks and pulled in a post club crowd.  After a brief closure, its recent reopening generated a high level of expectation thanks to the people and places involved.  Nightlife power […]

Glass: Paris Dive Bar Does Cocktails

Glass 7 rue Frochot 75009 What really makes a bar successful? To answer that, let’s look to Adam, Carina and Josh. Since opening the wildly popular Candelaria, they’ve garnered a loyal following and achieved international industry recognition. There is no question this trio and their team have the necessary cocktail know how. But to keep […]

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