Flocon (Paris)

Fanny Cathelineau

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Eating well on Rue Mouffetard used to be unthinkable until the Flocon brothers opened up their neo-bistro: a wood-clad haven with blue and white tones and a garden courtyard where Alexis (front of house) and Josselin (former chef at Les Pantins) grow their own herbs. The night we went, we had fresh zucchini tagliatelle in a bright green broth with lemon and sesame; perfectly flash-seared tuna with haricots verts, crisp peas and a tomato-water-infused cream – which we sponged up with good rye bread from Maison Morange; tender roasted chicken suprême with braised baby lettuce, hogao (a sort of Colombian sofrito), chicken jus and hazelnuts; before a delicate thyme and Mirabelle plum crumble with buttermilk ice cream. // A.B.

FEELING THIRSTY? There are a hundred wines to choose from, half of which are natural: Flèche Saignante, a natural dry Alsatian crémant from the Domaine Brand (€8 a glass), Livia, a Greek white from Jason Ligas (€34 a bottle), Mol, an Auvergne red from Patrick Bouju (€35)…

PRICE: Dish of the day €15 (weekday lunch), à la carte €36-49.

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