O’Scia Pizzeria – "This is the best pizza I’ve ever had. It’s better than any pizza place in New York or Italy. There is an upstairs room that is great for a big group; you’ll stay all night eating and drinking. It’s a refreshing break during fashion week, and the staff always makes you feel like family."
Le P’tit Fernand – "This is my favorite place for lunch in Paris. It’s a darling little bistro with amazing food. There’s often a wait, so go a little before or after the lunch rush to avoid the crowd."
Le Relais de l’Entrecôte Saint Germain – "A favorite of mine. Once you’ve finished your order of steak and frites, the waiters will come around and offer you another if you’re still hungry. There are a few of them in Paris, but they are all delicious — the only downside is it’s not vegetarian-friendly, so chose your date accordingly."
La Fidelite – "The owners of Le Baron, Andre Saraiva and Lionel Bensemoun, bring a nightlife feel to this retro-chic brasserie. You are guaranteed to always run into a few friends there, if you are in the mood to socialize. There is also a little basement bar under the restaurant that always has good music."
NOT SO MUCH
Au Pied de Cochon – "I’m always on the prowl for a late-night place, and this is the only one I ever find. Always a big mistake. A three-course meal at 4am is wrong, wrong, wrong."