Category | Letter from Paris

Letter from Paris: Benoit

Posted on 01 June 2015

By Alexander Lobrano Paris without Benoit, a wonderful old bistro on the edge of the Marais that’s been in business since 1912, would be almost as unimaginable to me as… Continue reading »

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Letter from Paris: Auberge Bressane

Posted on 28 April 2015

  By Alexander Lobrano After a morning of musing on the question of where to go to lunch with a friend from London who loves old-fashioned French bistro cooking, the… Continue reading »

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Hexagone, Paris: The New Shape of French Gastronomy

Posted on 02 February 2015

By Alexander Lobrano There are many things to like about chef Mathieu Pacaud‘s new restaurant Hexagone in Paris. Not only does it serve some exquisitely refined contemporary French cooking that tips its… Continue reading »

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Letter from Paris: Les Poulettes Batignolles

Posted on 15 December 2014

By Alexander Lobrano After working for twelve years in Barcelona, Parisian-born chef Ludovic Dubois, son of the distinguished fromagere Martine Dubois, has returned to Paris and opened Les Poulettes Batignolles…. Continue reading »

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Letter from Paris: California Dreaming

Posted on 14 October 2014

By Alexander Lobrano I am very much looking forward to my California book tour from October 16 to October 24, and I really hope I’ll have the pleasure of meeting… Continue reading »

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Letter from Paris: Chardenoux

Posted on 22 September 2014

By Alexander Lobrano Chardenoux has always been a very good bistro. This is saying a lot, too, since it’s also one of the very rare restaurants with which I’ve had… Continue reading »

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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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