A taste of Alexi 20

Since 1986, May Chabene’s traiteur-épicerie has been a sure bet for homemade Lebanese specialties The bottom of the rue de Bagnolet, just before it reaches the boulevard de Charonne and métro Alexandre Dumas, bustles at lunchtime. Pedestrians dart among cars, scooters, bicycles or the 76 bus to cross from one narrow sidewalk to the other… Lire la suite A taste of Alexi 20

A taste of Paloma

A cabinetmaker and a chef are transforming 93 rue Julien Lacroix into a neighborhood bistro Large white letters on the windows announce that Paloma is “ouvert”, open for business. But the restaurant perched on the corner of rue Lesage and rue Julien-Lacroix is still under renovation. The exterior, with its new mustard yellow tiles and… Lire la suite A taste of Paloma

A taste of Chez Véro

In her welcoming bistro hidden on the rue Ramponeau, Véro prepares homemade dishes with touches of Italy, Georgia and Russia One can walk up the rue Ramponeau from Belleville Boulevard to Belleville Park without noticing the little red bistro at number 33. But those who stop and notice Chez Véro discover a rare pearl. Inside,… Lire la suite A taste of Chez Véro