samedi 29 janvier 2011

le jardin d'en face

yes. another restaurant post!

just a quickie.

basically, if you find yourself in montmartre looking for a good restaurant, le jarden d'en face is a great bet.

it was so simple.

but everything a restaurant should be. good food. super charming atmosphere and decor. and a really friendly and funny waiter.

and couple that with on a monday night at le bordel club, a relaxed and easy-going comedy club, and you've got yourself a pretty awesome evening.

le jarden d'en face
29, rue des trois freres

it seems they also have another restaurant across the street:

le potager du pere Thierry
16, rue des trois freres

let's also remember that rue des trois freres is the street that amelie POULAIN* lived on. :-)

* if you leave out the poulain, it's apparently a clear indication that you're not french.

jeudi 6 janvier 2011

les cocottes

ah - P nu YEr !!

so... why is it that the coolest tastiest restaurants i go to in paris always happen to be with the rogoz bunch? (ya know, our tri-annual birthday celebration for ellen)

the latest is a place called les cocottes. i define this type of restaurant - "hip-chic".
(yes, alki alone has coined this term).

delicious dishes all served in "cocottes" (a crock pot? crap, what do we call this in english?)

according to wordreference, "cocotte" also means "honey"... or "loose woman".


the restaurant belongs to christian constant (a michelin-starred chef), oooooh!

and though some dishes are kind of pricey, you can easily enjoy a tasty and affordable meal (my fish cocotte which was absolutely delicious was only 17euros!).

(yea, i only managed to get a photo towards the end of my pleasure feast)

so if you're in the mood for something tasty, and a bit different, flirt with les cocottes.