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Restaurant Abri in ParisAbri (Paris)

Warning: this establishment was tested before the reign of Covid 19… Certain information may no longer be up to date in regards to the current situation: hours, menu, prices…

Biggest Crush of 2013 

Katsuaki Okiyama, Le Guide Fooding’s 2017 Man of the Year

Abri-cadabra! The great illusionist Katsuaki Okiyama (ex-Robuchon and Taillevent) is still amazing guests inside his magic bistronomic cubbyhole (a basic zinc bar, unfinished walls, wild floors), where he performs culinary tricks for a dozen lucky guests at both lunch and dinner. The day we went for lunch, for only €30 (!), he ended up making our demanding appetites disappear with what was worthy of a standing ovation: Houdini-esque tuna sashimi layered with tapenade, pine nuts and capers, hidden under a grapefruit carpaccio; superb charred cauliflower walking over a hot lava of court bouillon with saffron and summer vegetables, under a sprinkling of mussels and peanuts; paranormal roasted guinea fowl with potatoes and carrot purée bewitched by the drippings; before one final trick with a candied cherry, strawberry sorbet and verbena leaf combo! Otherwise, every Saturday lunch they serve their legendary katsu sando (a sandwich made on toasted bread with a perfect pork tonkatsu, cheese, cabbage and Japanese omelet), which will have you licking your fingers clean. // A.A.

FEELING THIRSTY? Natural beauties: a Loire Chenin from Bobinet; a Drôme Grenache from the Domaine Gramenon (€8 a glass); a Sancerre blanc from Riffault (€55); a red Coteaux de Champlitte from François de Nicolay in the Franch-Comté (€44).

PRICE: Menus €30 (lunch) and €60 (dinner), katsu sando + a drink €14 (Saturday lunch).

Getting there

Restaurant Abri
92, rue du Faubourg-Poissonnière
TEL: +33 1 83 97 00 00
Subway: Poissonnière