Want to know the best places to eat in Paris? Just ask a Michelin starred French chef.
That's what the folks at Condé Nast Traveller did when they tapped Parisian chef Hélène Darroze to dish on her favorite dining spots in the city. Darroze is a fourth-generation chef who trained with Alain Ducasse. She alternates her time between her eponymous restaurant in Paris and The Connaught in London, which has two Michelin stars.
Below you'll find some of Darroze's favorite places but to read the full list visit Condé Nast Traveller. If you happen to be in Paris in the coming weeks, a visit to Le Fooding food festival is a must.
Without further ado, here are some of Chef Darroze's recommendations...
''This is a very special market. It feels like a small village and is very lively.''
Rue d'Aligre (between rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine and rue de Charenton), 12th arrondissement
'Da Rosa is my favorite épicerie. It supplies my restaurant in Parish with excellent ham, caviar and foie gras.'
62 rue de Seine, 6th arrondissement (00 33 1 40 51 00 09) www.darosa.fr
'Quatrehomme supplies my restaurant with cheeses. It is known as the best fromagerie in Paris.'
62 rue Sévres, 7th arrondisement (00 33 1 47 34 33 45)