JUSTE (Paris)

If crustaceans are your jam, this 9th Arrondissement hot spot is sure to shuck your shell. Half restaurant, half posh-grocer, JUSTE narrows its focus on seafood with the hardest shells to crack, and allows you to consume on the spot, or at home (for a -40% price reduction). Oysters come served with the obligatory bread […]

East Mamma (Paris)

It’s only once in a blue moon you’ll need to scrape my verdict of a restaurant off the ceiling, after having been shot vertically out of the proverbial cannon that is the absolute perfection of any particular dish. Bring your spatulas, and your expectations, to East Mamma. Although Australia is spoiled with a few AVPN […]

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon (Paris)

Robuchon is a hard name to avoid in the French (and world) culinary scene, and it’s a level of recognition well deserved. The first time I had the privilege of dining here, I had my fucking socks knocked off with the simplest of dishes done to absolute perfection. Steak and Mash. Often when something so […]

L’Ambassade d’Auvergne (Paris)

This was my first time visiting L’Ambassade d’Auvergne, but it certainly won’t be my last. Like many restaurants nestled deep in Paris’ Marais district, it’s old world-charm looks onto some of the prettiest streets of le ville lumiere. Perfect for a quiet night enjoying some Aligot, a sometimes overlooked dish that Massif Central France has […]