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16, av. Bugeaud Send to Phone
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Métro: Victor Hugo
Joël Robuchon conquers a pared-down aesthetic with a concise menu that includes crab in aspic with avocado, and hare stuffed with foie gras (in season).

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Table de Joel Robuchon, Paris, france

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Table de Joel Robuchon Restaurant Review

: According to Joël Robuchon, who for 15 years reigned over the Parisian gastronomy, times have changed. In his chic sixteenth arrondissement, he believes the diners are ready now for less decorum, a simpler cuisine, and mainly reasonable prices. He calls it the new conviviality. With his partner Ted Margellos, Robuchon also owns L'Atelier. These are the two concepts that Robuchon has exported to Tokyo, Monte Carlo and London before Las Vegas. With a menu shorter than that of L'Atelier, he offers seasonal dishes such as crab in aspic with avocado; soft-boiled egg with a light mushroom cream; and in season, an old recipe revisited by Robuchon---the powerful lièvre à la royale (hare stuffed with foie gras). Not to be missed is the all-inclusive Club menu which proposes an appetizer, a choice of fish or meat, cheese, dessert and a half bottle of wine. A wide choice is offered ranging from a marinated herring and potato tart with a purple onion compote to sautéed girolle mushrooms with caramelized apricots and thin slices of ham. Fried whiting is on the menu as is the paella-style sautéed chipirons (tiny squid). But the most enticing dish is without a doubt the pseudo-bouillabaisse, essentially a flavorful fish soup made hearty with sizeable pieces of fish, croutons and rouille. Among the desserts, we like the hot soufflé topped with caramel or the chocolate sensation. The service is active and professional. The wine cellar is perfectly adapted to the cuisine.


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