News for Restaurants in Paris
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Alain Ducasse will preside over a modern café called ore in the Palace of Versailles. It is scheduled to open its doors in September 2016 on the first floor of the Pavillon Dufour. ore, Palace of Versailles Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, No phone.
David Bizet, chef of La Galerie at Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, helms another gastronomic spot in the dwelling. L’Orangerie opened in June 2016 and seats about 20 people in the historic courtyard of the hotel under a metallic framework. Expect sea bass carpaccio and poultry with asparagus and morilla mushrooms among other items. Lunch menu at €95. L'Orangerie, Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris 31, av. George V, 75008 Paris, 01 49 52 72 24.
Following Clover and Le Grand Restaurant, chef Jean-François Piège plans to open another restaurant, Clover Grill, on 6, rue Bailleul in the 1st arrondissement. It will be devoted to wood-fire grilled fare and feature a cocktail bar. Clover Grill, 6, rue Bailleul, 75001 Paris, No phone.
Chef Marc Veyrat Returns
Celebrated chef Marc Veyrat has returned to the stoves at La Maison des Bois in Manigold in the French Alps. The restaurant re-opened in July 2016 after suffering a fire in March 2015. La Maison des Bois, Col de la Croix-Fry, 74230 Manigod, +33 (0)4 50 60 00 00.
Emporio Armani Caffe Due to Reopen September 2016
Under the supervision of Massimo Mori, owner of the Mori Venice Bar, the Emporio Armani Caffe is due to reopen at the end of September 2016. It will feature two dining spots. Open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., a caffe will serve Italian favorites. Meanwhile, for lunch and dinner, the fine dining restaurant will propose sophisticated cuisine from chef Massimo Tringali. Emporio Armani Caffe, 149, bd Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, 01 45 48 62 15.
Ritz Paris is Now Open
Totally remodeled during four years, the Ritz Paris has reopened along with its gourmet restaurant, L’Espadon. The establishment now boasts a ritzy dining room in pink hues and a garden under a glass roof. Seconded by the pastry chef François Perret, Nicolas Sale commands the kitchen. His elaborate dishes highlight tomatoes, langoustine and poultry. A menu is offered in the garden for lunch at €120, while the signature menu for dinner is €320. L'Espadon, Ritz Paris 15, place Vendôme, 75001 Paris, 01 43 16 33 74.
Fête de la Gastronomie Returns September 23-25
The annual Fête de la Gastronomie (September 23-25) 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
Philippe Labbé, former chef of L’Abeille and L’Arnsbourg, succeeds Laurent Delarbre at the helm of the kitchen of La Tour d'Argent, the ritzy restaurant that overlooks the Seine and the Notre-Dame cathedral. La Tour d'Argent, 15-17, quai de la Tournelle, Paris 75005, 01 43 54 23 31.
PARIS RESTAURANT CLOSINGS
Guy Savoy has closed L'Huîtrade, his restaurant near the Arc de Triomphe. Boasting an “industrial chic” setting in pearl gray shades, the spot was dedicated to oysters. L'Huîtrade, 13, rue Troyon, Paris, France 75017, no phone.
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