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Top 5 culinary journeys to undertake in Paris

Renowned for the most exquisite food in the world, it’s no surprise Paris boasts an impressive number of Michelin-starred restaurants. It’s a little known fact that awarding a restaurant one star is designated by Michelin to restaurants that are very good and worth visiting when in town. Two stars are designated to restaurants for which are worth venturing off-route. Three stars are awarded to restaurants so special, they are worth travelling to a certain location to experience.

Insignia has taken the crème-de-la-crème (pun intended) of Paris restaurants and laid them out. Highly recommended by Michelin, they are certain to make patrons glad they made the detour to Paris.

Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée ***

With a focus on revealing natural flavours, Alain Ducasse at Plaza Athénée boasts organic produce as its forte. Dishes are inspired by the fish-vegetables-cereals trilogy for a healthier menu.


L’Epicure ***

This three Michelin starred restaurant in Le Bristol offers a menu that is a masterclass in modern haute cuisine. It is best known for its foie gras and oysters.


Le Cinq **

Situated within the Four Seasons Hotel George V, Le Cinq serves haute cuisine with French traditional techniques modernized with fresh accents. Dressed in gold, the belle époque-style dining room adds something extra to your experience.


Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx **

Offering patrons a complete sensory experience in the Mandarin Oriental, Thierry Marx brings together technical know-how and emotional aspects of cooking with sight, sound and taste. The décor is reminiscent of an all-white cocoon, offering a blank canvas in which to enjoy the cuisine.


L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Saint Germain **

Boasting two well-deserved Michelin stars, this establishment features a long counter with high stools, a discreet dining area and red and black tones. The 9-course Degustation menu comes highly recommended features a large selection of small dishes of modern cuisine.


For reservations at any of the above establishments, contact your Insignia Personal Assistant.

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