payday loans
Payday loans
Payday loans online
Payday loans
payday loans
payday loans
Payday loans
payday loans
payday loans
payday loans
Payday loans
Payday loans
Payday loans
Payday loans
Payday loans
Payday loans
Payday loans
Payday loans
payday loans
payday loans
payday loans
payday loans
payday loans online
payday loans
payday loans
payday loans
payday loans
7th day malayalam movie sitemap
7sin sexygame sitemap
2011 osveta besnog pileta 2 free sitemap
2011 cinderella 2 sitemap
2011 now thats what i call music 87 2014 sitemap
3d knipvellen gratis downloaden checked sitemap
10000 b c new version download sitemap
13 inch hung gay cocks sitemap
18xgirls account generator sitemap
acdsee acdsee keygen sitemap
2011 intel p4 524 vga drivers sitemap
active password changer 3 5 professional sitemap
1 litre of tears aka ichi rittoru no namida tv series 2005 2005 sitemap
2011 sex mom hot is boy sitemap
1 desiindian net sitemap
18 film indir sitemap
2011 whisperring corridor sitemap
a haunted house 2 2014 free torrents sitemap
1025 15 pdf sitemap
26 tamil aunty bad words on the phone zip sitemap
3d anaglyph nika noire sitemap
2011 11e 10 kala sitemap
300 rise of an empire 2014 subbed hdrip xvid juggsetrg sitemap
2011 the sex story of a hot stepmother full movie sitemap
achieving your goals with dave crenshaw sitemap
3dtv processing and transmission of 3d video signals sitemap
3d wedding album project for after effects volume 1 sitemap
a seduao do mal sitemap
538 dance smash 2014 volume 1 flac sitemap
activeden dark portfolio flash template sitemap
a1 waiting for daylight 2010 sitemap
0 uji efektifitas ekstrak daun sirsak annonamuricata l pdf sitemap
3d real kamasutra office sitemap
53 an nagm mob 52 mb sitemap
21 black rob i dare you sitemap
47 ronin french dvdrip sitemap
1001 ideas to create retail excitement sitemap
2014 hdtvrip satrip sitemap
7 steps feminization sitemap
2011 unlock disk drill pro keygen mac sitemap
activar licencia de artlantis 3 0 6 numero de serie temp sitemap
a bad beginning and the path to islam sitemap
3d girlz 2 full torrent sitemap
8 apellidos vascos added by request sitemap
5130 flash tapety sitemap
5 breakfast of champions jack harrer sitemap
3d catwalk poison 16 sitemap
3gp download marsa and the beard sitemap
8yo boy 11yo girl neighborhood kids sitemap
a manual of acupuncture sitemap
adam moon kappa jan 16 2014 sitemap
10 elvis presley o come all ye faithful with olivia newton john sitemap
2011 power mp3 cutter pro 5 crack sitemap
a northern light sitemap
aba aashiq banaya aapne remix 8 mb mp3 sitemap
a doctor at calvary the passion of our lord jesus sitemap
18og flexible rachel loves cock 25 06 2010 mp4 sitemap
50 people who stuffed up south africa sitemap
2011 translate sitemap
47 ronin french sitemap
2014 movies sitemap
3 ninja kick back added by request sitemap
9 tech companies join london stock exchanges new two year elite support program sitemap
aap mujhe achche lagne lage 2002 hindi movie dvdrip x264 sitemap
200 amazing mixed fullhd wallpapers set 110 sitemap
acro exchange download sitemap
2011 anamercury sitemap
9th company movie dubbed in hindi for download sitemap
05 il bacio svelato sitemap
a short walk in the hindu kush by eric newby sitemap
100 doors game for pc sitemap
a father who keeps his promises understanding covenant love in the old testament sitemap
3do roms downloads sitemap
27 abril mompov everythingbutt brazzers sitemap
a easy go 7 mb mp3 sitemap
aankhen 2002 sitemap
2011 iclone 5 serial number sitemap
acp internal medicine board review download torre sitemap
240x320 jar zuma revenge touchscreen java games sitemap
64 bit microfit 4v highspeed sitemap
13 david deangelo dating books bonuses sitemap
300 spartans full movie tamil torrent sitemap
ace translator crack sitemap
abiem ngesti bukan tanda jasa asi sitemap
activate windows 8 sitemap
2011 vectron commander sitemap
40 years old virgin sitemap
ace ventura when nature calls 1995 1080p brrip x264 yify sitemap
2011 lemon chili themeforest sitemap
1981 the marva collins story sitemap
2011 steinberg cubase 5 crack gratis sitemap
abg toge cakep diemprit bokapnye berkali kali 0 3gp sitemap
2011 hot desi aunty sex videos sitemap
acronis disk director bootable cd sitemap
a beautiful mind 2001 bluray 720p 900mb ganool sitemap
7th edition immunobiology janeway new version checked sitemap
active tectonics earthquakes uplift and landscape sitemap
2011 boob job apk sitemap
a little princess 1995 sitemap
a clash with cannavaro by elizabeth power ebook added by users sitemap

Le Pearl

Le Pearl restaurant in Paris France46, rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud
75011 Paris


Metro Station: Parmantier (Line 3)

Type of cuisine: Modern French

Days & hours of operation: Mon to Fri 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Sat 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Credit card: Visa, MasterCard

A grey façade with white trim; curtainless, wide, tall windows; and a tall entry door give this restaurant a rather austere appearance.  Inside, the décor is also austere—the walls of the room are dressed in light-grey and the tiles of the floor are black slate.  Chairs with crimson backs and cushions add color.  A bar and a semi-open kitchen stand at the far end of the room, and one can see Thomas, the chef, working there.  In the front of the room, a curious mechanism stands to the right of the entryway.  It is a hand-operated monte-charge (service elevator) that once served to raise and lower material when this space was a print shop.

If the ambiance is industrial, the food is far from that.  The night that we dined there we were served copious portions of delicious, modern French cuisine.

A list of Chef Thomas’ imaginatively-prepared dishes are displayed on chalkboards affixed to the wall. The restaurant does not offer a fixed-priced menu.

To begin the service, the waitress, Mélanie, presented us each an amuse bouche—a small goblet containing morsels of carrot confit, apple, pineapple, and red pepper.  The warm, spicy delicacy piqued our appetites.

For the starter, I decided to order the Aubergines parmesan, mozzarella dish.  In trying to imagine what this dish might look like, I thought that it might be a cold salad of roasted eggplant served with grated Parmesan and slices of mozzarella cheeses.  I was surprised when it turned out to be a hot dish:  a ramekin containing baked, thinly-sliced eggplant topped with these melted cheeses.  It was rich and delicious.

My partner’s starter was also satisfying.  Her soup, a Velouté potimarron, radi noir, was served in a wide-brimmed, shallow bowl.  The smooth, thick purée of pumpkin was garnished with a mound of shredded black radish and bits of parsley, and dotted with olive oil.

The menu offered seven choices of main dishes from which I selected Filet de bar cuit à l’unilatéral et fenouil parfumé au romarin.   The pan-seared filet of bass had been cooked on the skin side only.  The succulent, flaky fish was served on a bed of moist, tender fennel that had been flavored with rosemary.

My partner chose Cuisse de poulet farcie en robe de larde, gratin dauphinois, but requested that the stuffed chicken be served with vegetables other than potatoes (gratin dauphinois).  The plate contained sliced chicken thigh stuffed with pistachios and ground pork and wrapped in bacon.   Served with firm-to-the-bite cooked carrots, parsnips, celery, and turnips, the chicken was tender, the bacon wrap crisp, and the stuffing not overly salty.  A copious and nicely presented dish!

To accompany the meal, we ordered wine by the glass.  My Sauvignon Blanc, dry with notes of citrus, went well with the fish, and my partner’s red Côte du Rhône was smooth and silky.

Fresh, thick-cut baguette was served alongside in a basket.

Dessert was a reminder that life can indeed have its pleasant moments.  My La poire, vanille, crème, chocolat tested the limits of self-indulgence.  Served in a tall sundae glass, it consisted of morsels of poached pear drizzled in chocolate and topped with a generous dollop of heavy whipped cream.  Calorific to the extreme, the sweet dessert was a treat that I will not soon forget!

My partner equally enjoyed her Douceur de speculoos.  Eight strawberry halves were arranged around the inside perimeter of a goblet that contained a layer of crumbled Speculoos cookies.   The strawberries were held into place by a dollop of dense, whipped cream.  A single large strawberry topped the dessert.  The strawberries were sweet, the cream unctuous, and the Speculoos delightfully crunchy.

While we dined, New Orleans jazz, old-time jazz (Billie Holiday) and more recent music (Frank Sinatra) played over the speaker system.

The service was friendly.

The bill for two, including four glasses of wine, two starters, two main courses, and two desserts, came to 72€.

We think that travelers will enjoy dining at this restaurant where the portions are generous and the food imaginatively prepared!


Tom Reeves has been a confirmed Francophile since he first traveled to France in 1975.  A native of northern California, he moved to France permanently in 1992.  Reeves’ love of French language and culture inspired him to create Discover Paris!, a travel planning service that caters to Americans interested in cultural travel to Paris.  His book, Paris Insights – An Anthology, has been called “the kind of insider’s view of the French capital…that first or even second time visitors pine for.”  He publishes a monthly newsletter entitled Paris Insights about history, culture, and contemporary life in the City of Light, and posts daily information about the French capital on Facebook.


Spread the love...Share on FacebookPin on PinterestTweet about this on TwitterShare on TumblrEmail this to someonePrint this page

One Response to “Le Pearl”

  1. I’m keeping track of this since I’ll be in Paris in March! Sounds like a great place for some good food.

Post Your Review