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Capital Tables : 5 new Parisian restaurants to follow

To be followed closely, these 5 new Parisian restaurants offer a fusion of world savours. Ready for the experience ?

Restaurant Spoon 2

Alain Ducasse revisits a culinary world tour in the ex Terroir Parisien of Palais Brongniart, formerly in the hands ot Yannick Alléno,  where he commisionned Jean-Michel Wilmotte to create the decor. Amongst the signature recipes, spicy duck broth with a Chinese pancake, burnt mango on an avocado from  Brazil and shoulder of lamb scrubbed with Zaatar coriander-yogurt. The famous chef continues to spread out his gourmet empire… A la carte : 50 €. 25, place de la Bourse 75002 Paris. Closed Sunday, service until 10pm. Tel. : 01 83 92 20 30 and www.alain-ducasse.com

Restaurant Spoon 2 - Paris
For an enjoyable world fusion meal in the former Bourse, the multi-star chef has privileged a decor with soft overtones. © Wilmotte & Associés Architectes

Restaurant Les Foodies

Far-flung travels have inspired the culinary creations of David Galloni, an Italian-Thai chef, installed in the Marais, with a raw cement decor. Passionate about season products,  he shares with his clients the savors of a grilled squid salad with papaya, a Penang style partridge with quinoa, and a « Sunday Roast » with leg of lamb for brunch. A nomad menu carte without visa ! A la carte : 50 €. 6-8, square Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie 75004 Paris. Closed Sunday night and Monday, service until 11pm. Tel. : 09 82 42 73 09 and lesfoodies.paris

Restaurant les Foodies - Paris
This trendy address plays with contrasts, in terms of its ambiance as well as its cuisine. © DR

Restaurant Les Grands Verres, at the Palais de Tokyo

Here, the cuisine with Mediterranean accents accompanies the visitor during his culinary experience. American chef Preston Miller is shaking up the plates of this emblematic venue at the Trocadéro, and the tables facing the Eiffel Tower welcome his recreational creations, such as the Fattoush salad, braised chicken shawarma, and as a final touch, his signature Eton Mess with bluffing fruit. Delights aimed at globalized gourmets ! A la carte : 45 €, brunch : 27 €. 13, avenue du Président Wilson 75016 Paris. Open 7/7, service until 10:30pm. Tel. : 01 85 53 03 61 and www.palaisdetokyo.com

Restaurant les Grands Verres - Paris
Culture and good food form a winning duo after going to see the latest exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo. © Takuji Shimmura

Restaurant Mavrommatis Passy

Oriented towards Mediterranean cuisines, this bistro showcases Greek savours. Chef-owner, Andreas Mavrommatis has taken over the former Hédiard boutique, and his catering side is next to a dining room decorated with photos of entertainer Nikos Aliagas. Taste adventurers will discover here a salad with Epiros feta cheese, keftedes meatballs and veal with boulgour pilaf, all escorted with wines by Mélina Mercouri. A la carte : 45 €. 70, avenue Paul Doumer 75016 Paris. Open 7/7, service until 11pm. Tel. : 01 40 50 70 40 and www.mavrommatis.com

Restaurant Mavrommatis Passy - Paris
Fans of Nikos Aliagas can get a glimpse of him in this dining room which he contributed to decorate. © DR

Restaurant Rivié, at The Hoxton Hotel

In this select restaurant of the « Silicon Sentier » fashion district, trendy tribes gather around a willingly short but well thought out menu, in keeping with new tastes. Very accessible, it includes braised squid with beans, a Hoxton cheeseburger with Leicester cheddar, miso of roasted eggplant with quinoa and spicy squid with couscous. These far-flung savors will make you travel all over the planet. A la carte only : 40 €. 30-32, rue du Sentier 75002 Paris. Open 7/7, service until midnight. Tel. : 01 85 65 75 00 and thehoxton.com/paris

Restaurant Rivié, à l'hôtel The Hoxton - Paris
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