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Frenchie

5, rue du Nil Send to Phone
01 40 39 96 19
Métro: Sentier
Fashionable bistro offering astute, well laid out dishes.

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Open
Lunch Thurs.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Fri.
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Frenchie, Paris, france

Frenchie Restaurant Review

: Imagine a dining room the size of a handkerchief with a tiny bar, basic décor with New York-style red bricks and hardwood floors, one single server and one chef working alone in a mini-kitchen and you will have the typical profile of today's fashionable bistro: Frenchie. Gregory Marchand, nicknamed "Frenchie" by Jamie Oliver, has a brilliant background. He trained with Michael Anthony, Daniel Boulud and Alain Ducasse, and practices a swift and original cuisine featuring astute, well laid out dishes. His secret, beyond his talent, is the utilization of first-rate fresh vegetables and the addition of a hint of acidity with the use of condiments (such as his beloved marinated mustard seeds). Most importantly, the dishes are served on mashed vegetables and sprinkled with a small amount of well-chosen juice that serves as a sauce. We recommend the roasted pear, lardo, walnut and Pecorino di Fossa; gnocchi with wild mushrooms and Parmesan; and free-range pork with celery purée and Brussels sprouts roasted in Jerez vinegar. Follow with Fourme d'Ambert cheese, Amarena cherries and the crémeux au caramel beurre salé.



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