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Paris’s dining scene is on fire and diners are flocking to enjoy the new restaurants that pop up seemingly every week. While the dining classics remain strong, new chefs are bringing fresh interpretations to that stalwart, the bistro, through innovative food and unique décor. Non-Parisian trends are getting lots of attention as the burger gets a makeover and the food truck phenomenon takes root. Yet, amidst all this change, another classic remains strong: the rules of dining out in Paris.
I had begun making my own list of the do’s and don’ts when I received this “straight from the source” list put together by Wendy Lyn over at The Paris Kitchen. Through interviews and questionnaires, she covers it all so check out her list of the top 8 most important tips. The only additional bit of advice I would add is that you never, ever, ever call your waiter “garçon”. Ever.
Something missing from the list? Let’s hear it!