Time for a treat?
From top female chefs and Michelin star holders, comforting small plates and the flavours of Italy to exotic sophistication and exceptional pastries, now you can sample the very best of Parisian gastronomy at the click of a button. Here are some of our favourites.
The crème de la crème of Paris Region cuisine to take away and/or for delivery
Joia by Hélène Darroze
Bring a sense of occasion to your very own dinner table during lockdown. Hélène Darroze, winner of the “World’s Best Female Chef” award in 2015, is offering a choice of 2 delicious seasonal menus to soothe your soul, all ready to be reheated at home. Orders can be collected from the restaurant at 39 Rue des Jeuneurs, 75002 Paris, or delivered to your door.
A taste of Italy by Big Mamma
Creamy burrata, delicious pasta, mouth-watering Neapolitan pizza… the Big Mamma family’s full menu is available to click and collect from their 7 Parisian outlets. So get ordering, and a tavola!
MoSuke and its pared-back MoSugo service
Over at the helm of his new, high-profile Parisian restaurant MoSuke, young Top Chef contestant Mory Sacko is making fine dining accessible to the masses with an irresistible set menu available to click and collect: choose from fried chicken or a fried veggie option with Bull-Dog sauce, sweet potato fries, and a peanut and salted caramel dessert – all for just €19. Collection only, available at lunch and dinner.
Bouillon Pigalle at your service
Ever since the last lockdown, the popular and ultra-trendy Bouillon Pigalle has been dishing out a 3-course menu for just €10 with their Bouillon Service. Offering unbeatable value, the menu is a sheer delight, with options ranging from Parisian-style egg mayonnaise and leeks with a French dressing to hand-cut sausages, duck confit, chocolate mousse and rice pudding. Click & collect orders can be placed online every day between 10:00 and 22:00 for collection the following day from either the Pigalle or République restaurant.
MAM with Stéphanie Le Quellec
From her new address in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, named MAM, Stéphanie Le Quellec, a double-star chef, offers takeaway or delivery service. From aperitif to dessert, the comforting dishes are available directly on site or for delivery to your home (Paris, Neuilly and Boulogne).
Rooster: the restaurant experience at home
Marseille-born chef Frédéric Duca, who learned his craft under the likes of Gérald Passédat and Hélène Darroze, is offering a 3-course set menu to take away for €32. Enjoy stuffed squid, chuck steak and lemon cake in the comfort of your own home from Tuesday to Friday.
Unearthing the secrets of Polichinelle!
Check out Steve Burggraf and Christophe Michalak’s delicious, plant-based cuisine at home this lockdown, available either to click and collect or delivered to your door. Everything is 100% vegetarian, seasonal, and created with fruit and vegetables from the restaurant’s suppliers. You’ll find the full menu on the Polichinelle website, with weekly menus from 23€.
All the flavours of Asia without leaving the house
Bambou – located in the heart of the Sentier neighbourhood and one of the hottest restaurants around – has just launched Little Bambou, a brand-new takeaway and delivery service. The menu is the brainchild of Antonin Bonnet and prepared on site, promising a culinary adventure abounding in exotic flavours, with everything from the signature curry to steamed bao buns, chicken skewers, crispy prawns with Thai basil, pork balls and more available to take away from just €6. The foodiest of foodies won’t be able to resist the desserts menu either, featuring the traditional sticky rice and pandan leaf flan.
The possibility of an island...
Baieta, a restaurant brought to you by the youngest Michelin-starred female chef in France, makes Caribbean flavours the star of the show. Expect Creole specialities revisited with flair and finesse – from accra fritters and boudin to sweet potato and coconut milk soup, boks (choose from vegan, chicken, fish or pulled pork), an apple and rum crumble and chocolate banana cake.
Luxury, calm and desire
The iconic brasserie at the legendary Lutetia hotel now comes to you – all you have to do is call and collect. Oysters, shellfish platters and desserts from the in-house pastry chef are ready and waiting for you!
Just call +33 (0)1 49 54 46 92, and head to the Brasserie Lutetia to pick up your order.
L'Axel at Home
Residents of Fontainebleau and the surrounding area can now experience the subtle and exacting gourmet cuisine of young Michelin-starred chef Kunihisa Goto, rated as one of the seven best up-and-coming chefs by the Gault&Millau guide, at home. L’Axel at Home menus start at €45 (Starter/Main/Dessert) and ordered up until midnight for collection the following day between 11:30 and 12:30 for lunch, and 18:00 and 19:00 for dinner.
The tastes and tradition of Vexin
From a mustard-glazed rack of suckling pig and vegetable stew, veal picanha stufatu with olives, olive oil mashed potato, and more, discover traditional French food and tasty Corsican morsels with the click and collect service at Le Clos du Pétillon in Théméricourt. Order online before 14:00 on weekdays and 18:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.
Jean-François Piège at home
The double starred chef Jean François Piège is offering the chicest click & collect service in Paris. A weekly menu is available for 3 of his restaurants: Clover Grill, La Poule au pot and A l’Epi d’or. To take away or for delivery within Paris, order your favourite menu on the dedicated website www.jeanfrancoispiegealamaison.com/.
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