Destinations Magazine

Reviews of Reviews: The Week of September 16th, 2013.

By Johntalbott

Monday-Tuesday, Philippe Toinard, in A Nous Paris, reviewed and gave 4/5 dots to the Bistrot Belhara, 23, rue Duvivier in the 7th,, closed Sundays and Mondays, with lunch menus at 22 and 30 and a la carte at dinner 35-50 E for “basquetude” items such as rabbit shoulder, chicken fricassee and a vanilla sable; while Jerome Berger gave 3/5 to the aforementioned Sunken Chip.

Tuesday, in Le Fooding, Yves Nespoulous reviewed Christian Echebest’s new venture, La Cantine de la Cigale, 124, blvd de Rochechouart in the 18th,, closed Sundays, which for 16-35 E serves up big sardines, razor clams, beef with red wine and a mirabelle tart.

In Wednesday’s Figaroscope, Emmanual Rubin awarded 3 hearts to the aforementioned Eric Frechon’s Lazare in the Gare of the same name.  He also rated as worthy of 2 hearts – Le Perchoir, 14, rue Crespin-du-Gast in the 11th,, closed Mondays and Tuesdays, with 42 and 48 E menus serving squid salad, shoulder of lamb and a red fruit daquoise; Le Cette, coordinates given before and the Japanese Ito.  Getting one heart was the previously mentioned Sunken Chip.

The Dossier by Colette Monsat, Alice Bosio and Hugo de St Phalle was entitled “Le Monopoly des Chefs” featuring Gregory Marchand (Frenchie, Frenchie bar a vins and Frenchie to go), Thierry Breton (Chez Michel, Chez Casimir and La Pointe du Grouin), Bertrand Auboyneau (Le Bistrot Paul Bert, L’Ecailler du Bistrot, Le 6 Paul-Bert), Juan Sanchez & Drew Harre (Cosi, Semilla, Fish La Boissonnerie), Christian Constant (Le Violin d’Ingres, Les Cocottes, Café Constant), Inaki Aizpitarte (Le Chateaubriand, Le Dauphin, Le Cave) and Bertrand Grebaut (Septime, Clamato [soon to come] & Septime Cave).

And following that, there is another article about said Bertrand Grebaut’s “picks” between Goncourt and Republique in which he says Le Baratin is the “best resto in the world!”

In addition, Francois Simon had his Hache Menu about Geraud in the 16th now under new management which he declares is “all new and frankly good.”

Thursday, Francois-Regis Gaudry visited Marc Veyrat’s new Maison de Bois as well as the Bisto Belhara, coordinates given above; Marie-Amal Bizalion reviewed Bo&Co in Marseille and Ulla Majoube interviewed Frederic Vardon of 39V on Tous Restaurant week.

Francois Simon on Saturday in his Croque Notes in Figaro reviewed the Restaurant de l’Hotel de Ville in Crissier (Switzerland, Fredy Giradet’s old place) and Mlena Lutaud had an article on the pastry chefs coming from Alsace.

Sunday in the JDD, Aurelie Chaigneau reviewed the Italian Da Rosa (6.5/10), the Japanese Nanashi (6) and the Californian hamburger place Le Depanneur Pigalle, 27, rue Pierre-Fontaine in the 9th, open 7/7, serving such like Tex Mex and Cali Classic burgers for 17 E (6).  In addition, Francois Lemaire wrote up Le Petit Pan, coordinates already given as well announcing the opening of a Korean take-out place Bibimbap in the 10th.


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