Paris and France Culinary Events
Hungry? Need to fill your culinary calendar? Here is where you will find all the restaurant and culinary happenings in Paris and other parts of France. We feature a calendar of special dinners, tasting menus, prix-fixe meals, food festivals and other French culinary events, including regularly occurring food events as well as special one-time-only Paris events featuring top chefs. Keep checking back so you can know all that's going on in the world of restaurant and food events in Paris and France. We've also got the latest Paris Restaurant News and Wine Events.
The annual Fête de la Gastronomie celebrates French cuisine with thousands of individual events throughout France and around the world. These include wine tastings and special menus from chefs and restaurants. For more information, visit the official website
The bar at Le Baudelaire, located in the Le Burgundy hotel, has launched "tea-time." During the afternoon, amid an understated décor and with an impressive fresco on the ceiling, you can taste pastries prepared by pastry chef Yann Couvreur, little sandwiches, and tea, coffee or fruit juice for €30. Le Baudelaire, Le Burgundy 6-8, rue Duphot, 75001 Paris, 01 42 60 34 12.
Each Wednesday from 7 p.m. to midnight, the “Shangri-Lounge” party takes place in the Shangri-La Hotel, Paris. This special event is animated by a DJ and benefits from a festive décor with disco balls and light projections on the walls and the ceiling. Champagne and creative cocktails from the barman Christophe Léger are served, as are dim sum and Torpedo shrimps. Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, 10, av. d'Iéna, 75116 Paris, 01 80 27 19 35.
At Bistrot du Sommelier, Philippe Faure-Brac has catered to patrons since 1984. On Friday, he showcases a vineyard and its wines: a special menu with five glasses of wine costs €50 at lunch and €75 at dinner. Bistrot du Sommelier, 97, bd Haussmann, 75008 Paris, 01 42 65 24 85.
SundaysView our calendar of Wine Dinners & Tastings in Paris
Every Sunday from noon-3 p.m., a brunch is organized within the Borghese lounge of the Hôtel Lutétia. On the menu, croissants, scrambled eggs, fruits and a variety of cheeses are suggested as well as some dishes from chef Philippe Renard like a roasted chicken, a roquette salade with cherry tomatoes and hazelnut, and a mushrooms soup. As for the drinks, treat yourself with a fruit juice, wine or Champagne Taittinger. The brunch costs €55. Hôtel Lutétia, 45, bd Raspail, 75006 Paris, 01 49 54 46 46.
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