Category | Letter from Paris

Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: Le Bon Georges

Posted on 22 July 2014

Le Bon Georges, a recently opened bistro just five minutes from my front door in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, offers a delicious lesson in how to judge the city’s… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: Clown Bar

Posted on 24 June 2014

Adjacent to the Cirque d’Hiver (Winter Circus), a handsome 1852 arena between the Place de la Republique and the Bastille, the Clown Bar has always been one of the most… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: Aux Enfants Gâtés

Posted on 20 May 2014

On my way to meet Bruno and some friends for dinner the other night, I was in sort of a bad mood. An old college friend had called for a… Continue reading »

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The Interview: Alexander Lobrano, Hungry for France

Posted on 05 May 2014

  Interview by Everett Potter The writer Alexander Lobrano has lived in Paris for three decades and his latest book, Hungry for France, is a culinary love letter to his… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: La Boîte à Sardine

Posted on 23 March 2014

It may sound odd, but as far as I’m concerned, the best time of the year to visit Marseille is during the winter. This is when the city is quiet… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: Bistrot Belhara

Posted on 18 February 2014

It’s hard for me to say exactly when my deep love of good food first surfaced, but suffice it to say that the thing that interested me most when our… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: Bistro Bellet

Posted on 07 January 2014

    So after hurriedly shedding my winter work uniform of black watch plaid flannel pajamas at 7.30pm and taking a shower, I was late for a change. But this… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: Les Enfants Rouge

Posted on 09 December 2013

Before I say anything else, let me state that Les Enfants Rouge, a new bistro in the Marais, is a good little restaurant and that Japanese chef Daï Shinozuka, who most… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: La Table d’ Eugene

Posted on 29 October 2013

Perched on a hillside overlooking Paris, Montmartre, once a country village and later a bohemian neighborhood known for its lively cabarets and popular with artists like Toulouse Laurtrec and Utrillo,… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: La Rotisserie d’en Face

Posted on 30 September 2013

The dog days of August are a challenge in terms of finding places to eat when friends come to town, but they also offer me a rare opportunity to revisit… Continue reading »

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