Alice Quillet & Anselme Blayney’s Paris Address Book

20th March 2015

Interview: Killian Fox
Photographs: Yousef Eldin

The owners of Le Bal Cafe on an excellent Sichuanese restaurant, the best Chinese dumplings in Paris and a good inexpensive supermarket chain



1 rue Villedo, 75001 Paris;
A Japanese restaurant near Pyramides known for its udon and rice bowls, this was an inspiration for London’s celebrated udon restaurant Koya. “It’s a really good place.” – Alice

Guo Xin, Restaurant raviolis

47 Rue de Belleville, 75019 Paris; +33 1 42 38 17 53
“Best chinese raviolis (dumplings) in Paris. Run by women and all hand-made.”


5 Rue Villedo, 75001 Paris; +33 1 42 61 33 14,
“Second-best coffee shop in Paris (after Ten Belles!). They have amazing financiers made with olive pulp. Perfect with espresso.” – Alice

Les Trois Royaumes

42 Rue Richer, 75009 Paris; +33 1 47 70 17 17
“Excellent Sichuanese restaurant. The spicy pig intestines are the best.” – Alice


Marché Bio des Batignolles

42 Boulevard des Batignolles, 75017 Paris (open Saturdays)
“On Saturdays there’s a huge organic market just up the road. It’s good but extremely expensive. You can buy kale, which you couldn’t buy in France a year and a half ago. Everyone’s obsessed with kale – ah, le kale!” – Alice


75 Rue Riquet, 75018 Paris;
“This is a cheap Spanish supermarket chain. The vegetables are much better here than at any of the more expensive supermarkets.” – Alice

Posted 20th March 2015

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Interview: Killian Fox
Photographs: Yousef Eldin

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