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20 exotic restaurants to travel on your plate 

In terms of international cuisine, Paris is unquestionably in the top 3 of the best cities. The capital has no shortage of fine restaurants, showcasing the best the different continents have to offer. So, if you are not going on vacation, here are our favorite addresses to embark on a little gastronomic world tour and travel on your plate… Follow the guide! – Direction… Peru at Coya Housed in a former church in the Saint-Germain district, Coya is an immersive experience, a true celebration of vibrant South American culture. From colorful art on the walls to music from its own label, the restaurant will take you on a multi-sensory journey as soon as you arrive! The menus are inspired by traditional Peruvian dishes, blending the flavors of Japanese, Chinese and Spanish influences for a truly extraordinary dining experience. You can also discover the Pisco Bar, landmark of the renowned Pisco Sour as well as an innovative cocktail menu. Most ? The mixologists are at your disposal to create the cocktail of your …

African Lounge: the best African restaurant in Paris

For more than 10 years, African Lounge has represented the Parisian benchmark for African cuisine. An unmissable address, a stone's throw from the Champs-Élysées... Lush vegetation, waterfalls, crocodile skin walls and velvet chairs, as soon as you push the door of African Lounge, the tone is set with this magnificent decor. 'exotic-chic', fruit of recent works. In this contemporary setting with warm colors, you will discover the best African cuisine has to offer. Under the portraits of the great figures who have marked the history of this continent, you will be able to revel in the culinary specialties of Central Africa but also of the West (Senegal, Cameroon, Ivory Coast). An authenticity that can be found both in the decoration and in the plate! À la carte: fish or meat pastelles, cod fritters, chicken tiep and attieké and alloco braised tilapia, not to mention the delicious Nigerian tripe... For those who like fish with a frank taste, the captain and the braised sole are a must try. Our recommendations for a first...

Maison Noura inaugurates a new temple of oriental food

If you are one of the Parisians addicted to hummus, shawarmas and other baklawas, then you can only adore this new address incubated by Maison Noura. On the first floor of Printemps Haussmann, we discover a sublime 80-seat tea room, designed by star architect Pierre-Yves Rochon. Large velvet benches and armchairs intermingle in shades of white, ocher and vanilla. They make this chic setting the perfect spot for chilling with friends. Taste a farandole of oriental pastries in a magical setting… It feels like a trendy spot in the heart of Beirut! In the kitchen, the chefs use the best spices in the world! Coriander, cardamom, cinnamon, cumin, sumak, zaatar… Maison Noura offers dishes that smell like the sun. À la carte, you will have to make your choice among sublime mezzés, moutabal and other falafels… The Poke Bowl Beirut and the other fresh salads will delight the twigs. The most greedy can fall back on the club sandwich smoked salmon & labné or the burger kefta. Fish are in the spotlight, as well ...

The Indian restaurant that will take you to Nirvana

Near Gare Saint Lazare, Nirvana Inde presents the best of Indian gastronomy. Immerse yourself in a chic and warm decor and a relaxing atmosphere. Located in the 8th arrondissement, on the edge of the city lights, Nirvana India welcomes its guests to a secret room. Decorated with panache by Kiran Grover Gupta, they immediately set the tone. Between the chandeliers, mirrors, gilding and characters from Indian mythology… The atmosphere is already marked. A true precursor, the restaurant was one of the first Indian cuisine establishments in Paris. Founded in 1965, it has been run from generation to generation by the Gupta family. In recent years, the new management has been entrusted to Patrick and his wife Daychen. From this alliance, we can thus say that Nirvana India combines the love of Paris with the taste of India and the well-being of Bhutan! We then discover an authentic cuisine from northern India and Mughal, delicately scented. And never too spicy! This therefore translates into tasty dishes: …

Taokan, an ode to contemporary Chinese gastronomy

With its elegant decor and its inventive menu, Taokan is definitely on the list of Asian restaurants that have it all. Chinese food lovers will be delighted! Good news for fans of Chinese cuisine, Taokan no longer has one but two addresses in the capital. Yes, on the strength of the success of his Germanopratin table, Christophe Daine decided to open another, near Saint Honoré. We find there the DNA of the parent company: a contemporary Chinese gastronomy of high quality, to be tasted in a refined, chic setting. On the menu, Chinese specialties from different regions: crispy spring rolls, dim sum, green apple lobster, seaweed salads… If the fish (salmon, sea bream, sea bass, sole) and seafood are cooked à la carte. steamed or pan-fried, the meats - duck, beef or chicken - are seared on teppan for quick cooking, which retains their succulent taste. The chef's specialty? The tasty loc lac beef, in the form of small cubes coated with Taokan sauce. So many delicacies that take us on a journey ...

8 gourmet restaurants to travel on your plate 

In terms of international cuisine, Paris is unquestionably in the top 3 of the best cities. The capital has no shortage of fine restaurants, highlighting the best that the different continents have to offer. Zoom in on our favorite addresses for a little gastronomic world tour! The Riad Near the Place Pereire, the Riad presents itself as a small palace of a thousand and one nights offering traditional Moroccan cuisine of high quality. Quail pastilla, typical fish tagine from Essaouira, tanjia with fifteen spices from Marrakech or Bidaoui couscous with seven vegetables… We delight in these tasty dishes whose flavors and aromas resonate like a delicious invitation to travel. In addition to the top service, we also appreciate the warm and friendly atmosphere that reigns there. Whether with friends or family, we are sure to have a great time! Le Riad, 2 Rue Gervex, 75017 Paris. African Lounge For more than 10 years now, African Lounge has been the Parisian benchmark for…

Manko, an immersion in Peruvian gastronomy

The Manko restaurant pays homage to the Inca culture through very trendy Peruvian cuisine and a cocktail bar that completes the trip... Located in the former Drouot auction room where the film "Orchestra chairs" was shot with Cécile de France, the Manko restaurant opened its doors last February. Its name pays homage to the Inca legend "Manco Capac", son of the Sun God and founder of the Inca people. This establishment therefore proposes to discover the Peruvian cuisine which, for centuries, was inspired by all the cultures of the world. Influences from Europe, Japan, China and Africa have merged with the ancient Andean culture to give birth to a tasty and spicy gastronomy that we rediscover with great pleasure today. Because Manko is following the Peruvian trend by offering typical dishes such as the famous Cebiches and Tiraditos of fish, grilled meats in the charcoal oven, Anticuchos or quite simply a beautiful skirt of beef accompanied by its spicy sauce and tacu...