Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Paris

Au 35 rue Jacob
Au 35 rue Jacob has a delightful simplicity in both its food and décor.
Au Pied de Fouet
Wonderful unpretentious French cuisine and lovely staff.
Bones
Following the gastronomic success of head chef Henry James at tapas bistro Au Passage in the 11e, local foodies gave a shout of triumph at the opening of his de
Brasserie Lipp
An authentic brasserie once frequented by the likes of Satre and Hemingway.
Buvette Gastrothèque
The sister sibling of Buvette Gastrothèque, the Paris outpost of the same name offers bistro classics and innovative twists in its trendy So-Pi setting.
Café Français
Modern French bistro from the Hotel Costes brand located in hip Bastille...
Chez Julien
One of the best views and the best steak and chips in Paris.
Chez l’Ami Jean
Enjoy superb gourmet food in an informal atmosphere at Paris' oldest Basque restaurant.
Chez Mai
Eccentric little Mai will keep you entertained in her shoebox Chinese restaurant.
Chez Paul
Derrière
Unconventional irreverent and downright brilliant setting you'll also get terrific bistro-style food here.
Frenchie
Gregory Marchand’s Frenchie restaurant, found in the Rue de Nil, has achieved cult status for its fine food and wonderful atmosphere – it’s easy to see why.
L’Oiseau Blanc
L’Oiseau Blanc is an elegant French restaurant perched on the rooftop of The Peninsula Paris with an aviation theme and a weekly changing seasonal menu.
L’Opera
Where food and architectural design meet in a flurry of juxtapositions...
La Ferme Saint-Simon
A seasonal French restaurant on the Left Bank, La Ferme Saint-Simon is a sleek, moody space offering a great wine list and a menu of creative dishes.
La Mascotte
Authentically old-school unpretentious dining - a Parisian classic.
La Poule au Pot
A classic French bistro in the centre of Paris.
La Tour de Montlhéry-Chez Denise
An old school Parisian bistro, La Tour de Montlhéry-Chez Denise has red-and-white checked tablecloths, free-flowing wine, and a menu of meaty classics.
Le Ciel de Paris
The sky's the limit in Europe's highest restaurant...
Le Coq Rico
Le Coq Rico is an all-poultry restaurant in the 18th arrondissement from chef Antoine Westermann, offering ethically sourced and masterfully cooked fowl.
Le Dauphin
Le Dauphin is a bijou tapas-style restaurant with Rem Koolhaus and Clément Blanchet-designed interiors and a menu of modern French dishes.
Le Fumoir
A Sunday institution where eggs Benedict compliment a perfectly made Bloody Mary.
Le Severo
With its incredible streaks, hot and crispy French fries and flawless wine list, it's not hard to see why many have named Le Severo the best steakhouse in Paris.
Le Taxi Jaune
Cool and retro bistro in the up and coming northern Marais.
Le Terroir Parisien
Chef Yannick Alleno turns his Michelin-starred talent to offering affordable, creative bistro fare at Le Terroir Parisien at the Maison de la Mutualité.
Ma Cocotte
Outfitted in a warm, living room-style décor with locally sourced furnishings and located near the famed Saint-Ouen flea market, it’s the best place in the vicinity to cuddle up with a bowl of hot chocolate and a plate of tarte tatin.
Pamela Popo
Found in the Marais, Pamela Popo is a stylish book-lined bistro offering indoor and al fresco dining, with a menu of delicious French dishes.
PNY Marais
PNY Marais is a chic, candy-coloured outpost of PNY, offering high-quality burgers and sides alongside a great drinks menu in Paris.
Porte 12
A modern French restaurant housed within a former atelier, Porte 12 offers set dining menus for lunch and dinner in the 10th arrondissement.
Rech Paris
Those seeking fresh seafood and innovative preparations should snap up a table at Rech. The kitchen opened in1925 and is now led by two Alain Ducasse disciples, Jacques Maximin and the young Adrien Trouilloud.
Restaurant Guy Savoy
Restaurant Guy Savoy, with its views over the Seine, the Académies, and more, is a much-lauded Michelin-starred restaurant in the Monnaie.
Robert et Louise
Feel at home with an open fire and quintessentially French dishes.
Semilla
A creative, modern restaurant serving dishes that hold vegetables in just as high esteem as meat, Semilla is not your typical Parisian restaurant.
The Fish Club

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