10 June 2016
In Paris, gourmand mix and match during the Euro
Whether a sports fan or not, the football Euro (held in France until July 10th) is also an opportunity to share good moments of conviviality and gluttony. Mini express selection for the Parisians.
Either the France team wins or loses, that’s a good reason to nibble one or more squares of chocolate. Chocolate of French offers a special Euro milk, caramel and salt chocolate bar. With its funny packaging, this bar is sold in ultra limited edition to 500 copies, What to celebrate victory or to console ourself.
If no introduction is needed for Alsatian chef Antoine Westermann (who heads the prestigious Drouant restaurant, but My Old Friend, Rooster Rico in Paris), is less known that he also has a charming address in Montmartre, Tasting. This “basement room” offers, on the occasion of Euro 2016, a luxury “TV dinner” not leave the screen eyes, as the chief sports enthusiast. In the program, the Pyrenees meats, olives, pickles and refined by Marie Quatrehomme county. The tour accompanied by a selection of wines from small wine or craft beer. Eat in or take away.
The football fans will be able to give appointment at the Hôtel du Collectionneur. The matches of the European Football Championship will be broadcast on giant screens in the exclusive and ephemeral part of the Bridge Terrace. The opportunity to enjoy a cocktail specially designed in honor of the sports event, but also a wide selection of beers and a snack supply to lose nothing of the action. And the half, you do not lose shape rushing on console games and table football Debuchy by Toulet.
The Shangri-La Paris invites football fans to chic aperitifs with broadcasting of matches (from 18h to 21h) on giant screen. The opportunity to enjoy the creations of chef Christophe Moret and specially created for the occasion formulas. Fish and chips, mini croque monsieur with black truffles or bruschetta with tomatoes and olives, lovely tapas tasting before his favorite team while enjoying a beer La Parisienne in the cozy atmosphere of the bar.
Hidden in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés Hotel, the smallest Parisian 5-star invites football fans and good things to a very tasty snack. At snack time, the sweet-savory finesse early break with a sandwich assortment whose flavors make traveling: soubressade Balearic rollmops the Netherlands and the UK must-cucumber-mint. But the culinary game does not stop there and continued with pastries that transport throughout Europe. English scone, raspberry macaroon French, Swiss char, a tart garnished with dark chocolate ganache, Savarin in Italian limoncello, pasteis de nata Portuguese and German Black Forest, not forgetting the Belgian biscuit is a true gourmet journey you are invited by the young pastry chef from the Hotel, Joana Thöny.
You prefer watching the games quietly installed at home? No problem. The fine grocery Da Rosa offers gourmet baskets to transform the halftime into a tasty break. José Da Rosa and his team have carefully selected Italian and Iberian meats, cheeses and small appetizers to replenish energy at the break. Not to mention a Catalan bottle of wine or beer to share. Whether you are two or five – or more – these baskets are in the two Parisian shops Da Rosa.
Want to watch the corner of his eye one of the many games of Euro 2016 without necessarily being in a football atmosphere too? La Paillotte of the Opera is installed on the terrace of the Opera Restaurant. Comfortably seated in armchairs, surrounded by colors rather girly, we took the opportunity to hold the current score without forgetting to share a drink and a plate of charcuterie in a friendly atmosphere. At the origin of this ephemeral bar like no other, Bertrand and Franck Mialet Bompani, event organizers for years, which will provide “after” feet in the sand. Before dancing to his own playlist …