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Discover more than 500 of Paris's ultimate culinary destinations. Home to food critic, cookbook author, and cooking school teacher Patricia Wells for more than 35 years, and no one knows Paris’s culinary scene better.

Regularly updated, Patricia and her small but expert team share with you their constantly expanding list of favorite gastronomic destinations, from old favorites to new inspirations, covering every category from casual bistros to Michelin 3-star restaurants, wines bars, bread, pastry, cheese shops, markets and specialty stores.


A map of Paris shows the location of all the addresses in the guide (use the filter to limit the addresses to those you are interested in). An offline geolocator allows you to see your location even when you’re not connected to the internet.


Each entry includes commentary, address, contact phone number, opening hours, online reservations where available and menu prices. App users can dial restaurants and shops directly, link to web sites and find relevant directions. Photos are included for many destinations.


A-Z glossary of French culinary terms to help translate menus on the spot, including a handy search function.


Bookmark your favorite addresses, and access Patricia’s current favorites and seasonal recommendations in the Picks section.

About Patricia

Patricia Wells, author and former New York Times journalist, was global food critic for the International Herald Tribune for more than 25 years. She has written four print editions of The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris and 14 other books, including Bistro Cooking and Trattoria. With her husband, Walter, Patricia has lived in France since 1980 and also runs classes at her popular cooking school – At Home with Patricia Wells – in Paris and Provence.

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