Paris Travel Guide

Andrew finds out why Paris is known as the food capital of the world. He dines in a classic French restaurant, learns about the science used to create intense flavor in a tiny dessert and watches ...


Activities
Soissons
Andrew heads 40 miles northeast of the city to snail country, in the town of Soissons, where he finds a whole new way to eat snails. He tries snail caviar.
  • Soissons, France
  • Soissons, Picardy France

Soissons

Andrew heads 40 miles northeast of the city to snail country, in the town of Soissons, where he finds a whole new way to eat snails. He tries snail caviar.
Soissons, France Soissons, Picardy, France
Phone: +11 33-3-23-93-08-61
Isle Saint Louis
Andrew stops at a butcher shop on Isle Saint Louis, where many meats from the Rungis market are sold. Andrew samples cow's head cheese, lardo (100% pork fat) and terrine de campana, chopped organs from barnyard animals.
  • 44 Rue St Louis en l''ile, Paris, France
  • Paris, France

Isle Saint Louis

Andrew stops at a butcher shop on Isle Saint Louis, where many meats from the Rungis market are sold. Andrew samples cow's head cheese, lardo (100% pork fat) and terrine de campana, chopped organs from barnyard animals.
44 Rue St Louis en l''ile, Paris, France Paris, France
Boutique Maille
France is famous for its mustard, so Andrew stops by Maille, a shop that strives to preserve classic mustard flavors. Maille also invents new mustard flavors, including dry white mustard.
  • 6 Place de la Madeleine
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75008 France

Boutique Maille

France is famous for its mustard, so Andrew stops by Maille, a shop that strives to preserve classic mustard flavors. Maille also invents new mustard flavors, including dry white mustard.
6 Place de la Madeleine Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: +11 33-40-15-06-00
Maison de la Truffe
Andrew bikes his way to the Place de Madeline to sample one of the tastiest treats of Paris at the Maison de la Truffe.
  • 19 Place de la Madeleine
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75008 France

Maison de la Truffe

Andrew bikes his way to the Place de Madeline to sample one of the tastiest treats of Paris at the Maison de la Truffe.
19 Place de la Madeleine Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: +11 33-42-65-53-22
Fromagerie Laurent Dubois
The French make more than 250 varieties of cheese, so Andrew's journey through Paris would not be complete without stopping at a cheese shop. Andrew samples aged cheese in 80 different flavors.
  • 47 Ter Boulevard Saint-Germain
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75015 France

Fromagerie Laurent Dubois

The French make more than 250 varieties of cheese, so Andrew's journey through Paris would not be complete without stopping at a cheese shop. Andrew samples aged cheese in 80 different flavors.
47 Ter Boulevard Saint-Germain Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: +11 33-43-54-50-93
Pierre Gagnaire's Kitchen/Physicist Lab
Andrew tastes a strawberry dessert cup and learns a little about combining food and science to create an intense explosion of taste in the mouth.
  • Rue Claude Bernard
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75005 France

Pierre Gagnaire's Kitchen/Physicist Lab

Andrew tastes a strawberry dessert cup and learns a little about combining food and science to create an intense explosion of taste in the mouth.
Rue Claude Bernard Paris, Île-de-France, France

Restaurants & Bars
Restaurant Michel Rostang
Andrew settles down for some fine dining and pressed duck at Restaurant Michel Rostang, where a 5th-generation Parisian chef prepares a specialty of the house.
  • 20 Rue Rennequin
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75017 France

Restaurant Michel Rostang

Andrew settles down for some fine dining and pressed duck at Restaurant Michel Rostang, where a 5th-generation Parisian chef prepares a specialty of the house.
20 Rue Rennequin Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: +11 33-47-63-40-77
L'Ami Jean
At this laidback Paris restaurant, the chef rebels against the grand old style by serving world-class food in an everyday setting. Andrew tastes pigeon meat, blood sausage and chicken tureen with minced vegetables in olive oil and vinegar syrup.
  • 27 Rue Lamar, 7th Arr., 75007 Paris, France
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75007 France

L'Ami Jean

At this laidback Paris restaurant, the chef rebels against the grand old style by serving world-class food in an everyday setting. Andrew tastes pigeon meat, blood sausage and chicken tureen with minced vegetables in olive oil and vinegar syrup.
27 Rue Lamar, 7th Arr., 75007 Paris, France Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: +11 33-47-05-86-89
L'Escargot Montorgueil
Andrew heads back into the city to see how old meets new when it comes to eating snail.
  • 38 Rue Montorgueil
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75001 France

L'Escargot Montorgueil

Andrew heads back into the city to see how old meets new when it comes to eating snail.
38 Rue Montorgueil Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: +11 33-42-36-83-51
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