Anthony Bourdain’s show No Reservations features Paris twice – the very first show in July 2005 and the 100th episode, in September 2010.
The anniversary episode is a very revealing show about a new wave of restaurants in Paris and we must visit some of them.
Le Jeu de Quilles
45 Rue Boulard, 75014
Next door to Hugo’s boucherie is this small restaurant. Tony, Eric, Hugo and Hugo’s wife enjoy a beautiful breakfast.
4 Rue d’Alleray, 75015
Tony and Eric enjoy some tripe at this corner restaurant famous for making its nasty bits some of the most delicious in Paris.
12 Rue du Champ de Mars, 75007
Renowned cheese merchant and cheese refiner Marie-Anne Cantin perpetuates the tradition of French gastronomy. Marie-Anne and her husband, Antoine Dias, offer authentic and uncompromising cheeses.
Les Cocottes de Constant
135 Rue Saint-Dominique, 75007
Ouvert de 8h00 à 23h00
Service midi de 12h00 à 14h30, Jusqu’à 17h avec une carte réduite
Service soir de 19h00 à 23h00
Ouvert tous les jours
Tony and Eric have lunch with food wizard Thierry Marx. A veteran of Taillevent and Joël Robuchon’s Jamin, the 44-year-old Mr. Marx is comfortable enough with his genius to be playful on the plate.
5 Rue de Montalembert, 75007
Tony samples the world-class cuisine of chefs Eric Lecerf and Philippe Braun at L’Atelier.
17 Rue Brea, 75006
Anthony Bourdain meets one of the hottest chefs in Paris, Yves Camdeborde of Le Comptoir at La Quincave, to discuss the future of dining in the City of Light. They sip on wine and taste amazing French cheeses.
Hotel Relais St-Germain
9 Carrefour de l’Odeon, 75006
Tony has dinner with chef Yves Comdeborde at his 20-seat restaurant, Le Comptoir.
5 Rue du Nil, 75002
Monday to Friday from 7pm to 10:30pm
Frenchie is known for its affordable menu and casually correct food. Chef Grégory Marchand spent most of his career working at Jamie Oliver’s 15 in London, where his nickname Frenchie was born, and at Gramercy Tavern in New York.
129 Avenue Parmentier, 75011
Inaki Aizpitarte combines flavors in a way that no traditional French chef would dare. At Le Chateubriand he reinvents the classic French bistro with a style all his own, often delivering his dishes personally.
Le Tete Dans Les Olives
2 Rue Sainte Marthe, 75010
Alexandre Cammas and Inaki Aizpitarte invite Tony and chef Eric Ripert to Le Tete Dans Les Olives where 10 people are served daily. The restaurant has 1 table and 1 chef, Cedric Casanova.