Margaritas at Anahuacalli

It was the idea of an American friend living in Paris: he wanted some Mexican food, and it was quite a challenge. By and large, Paris is just not great at Mexican cuisine. Few restaurants offer it, and the Tex-Mex addresses that flourished in the 90s are all long gone. But I’m a good friend, … Continue reading

Chateaubriand: Affordable Haute Cuisine

When Chateaubriand was nominated the number 11 restaurant in the world by the World’s Best Restaurant Awards 2010, sponsored by San Pellegrino, I was shocked. It was the first restaurant on the list for all of France, let alone Paris. Not even any of Alain Ducasse’s brainchildren could top this small restaurant in the 11th. … Continue reading