[France] Le Fooding 2018 guide is out and the best table goes to...

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#1

Le Fooding is the more edgy guide, that has been credited to kickstart Paris’s bistronomy movement. The 2018 guidebook is just out.

BEST RESTAURANT OF 2018
Elements, Bidart
Anthony Orjollet (owner/chef/wines), Yoann Bonniot (maitre restaurant and bar), Benoit Berthail (wines/cuisine)

BIGGEST FOODING D’AMOUR OF 2018
Vivant, Paris 10e - Pierre Touitou
Otonali, Saint-Malo - Bertrand Larcher (owner) , Yasushi Mayashi (chef)
Le Comptoir à Manger, Strasbourg - Bérengère Pelissard (chef), Carole Eckert (wine and service)

BEST SOPHISTROQUET OF 2018
Eels, Paris 10e - Adrien Ferrand (chef), Félix Le Louarn (Head waiter / wine)
Ima, Rennes - Julien Lemarié (chef), Freddy Matignon (Head waiter and sommelier)

BEST PIZZA OF 2018
Da Graziella, Paris 10e - Graziella Buontempo (owner & concept), Arnaud Lacombe (owner)

BEST BAR À DÉLICES OF 2018
Le Bar des Prés, Paris 6e
Cyril Lignac (chef/owner), Shu Hasegawa (chef sushi), Aude Rambour (chef for the non sushi small plates), Marco Mohamadi (mixologue)

BEST GREEK SANDWICH OF 2018
Yaya, Saint-Ouen - Pierre-Julien Chantzios, Grégory Chantzios (owners of Kalios and restaurant), Juan Arbelaez (chef)

BEST DIVE OF 2018
Le Rocher de la Vierge, Toulouse
Mikaël Lecumberry (owner and chef), Khoï Le Van (head waiter and chef for vietnamien dishes every Monday), Paul Braillard (sommelier)

BEST BEACHSIDE CABANA OF 2018
Chez Lanchois, Sète - Joshua Choukroun (owner, chef), Frédérique Ollivaud (service)

BEST BAR D’AUTEUR OF 2018
Combat, Paris 20e - Elena Schmitt, Margot Lecarpentier, Élise Drouet

BEST DECOR OF 2018
Les Grands Verres, Paris 16e - Lina Ghotmeh (architect)

BEST STYLISH BEDROOM OF 2018
Les Roches Rouges Saint-Raphaël

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#2

Note that Michelin becomes a stakeholder in Le Fooding, and owns now a 40% stake.


#3

That is very interesting. Hopefully it means both maintain their seperate and distinct personalities.