Since confinement, many Michelin-starred chefs have offered take-out or deliveries. The formula finds its success and offers something to comfort itself during these periods of restrictions. Here is a selection of addresses to eat starred at home in Paris, Lyon, Marseille or elsewhere.
In Paris, chef’s cuisine to take away
Alain Ducasse has set up #DUCASSECHEZMOI, an electric bike delivery service in Paris and the inner suburbs . This allows you to order dishes from seven of its restaurants. You will be able to taste the tabbouleh of Freekeh du Spoon, the civiche of Dorade du Champeaux, the pâté en croute with foie gras from Benoit or the duck with olives from Allard. Find all the info on ducasse-chezmoi.com.
Guy Savoy opened the kitchens of 3 of his establishments (Le Chiberta, L’atelier Maître Albert and Supu Ramen). You can come and get roast poultry, ramen, full menus including 2 signature starters from the 3-star restaurant of the Monnaie de Paris: the Bresse poultry supreme and artichoke soup with truffle.
Hélène Darroze, the iconic sworn chef of Top Chef, offers a menu to take away every weekend in her restaurant Jòia (45 euros / person), joiahelenedarroze.com.
The iconoclast chef Bruno Verjus made the defense of his producers his fight during the confinement. He offers at his restaurant Table (www.table.paris) 3 menus for 2 people (from 100 to 240 euros) to pick up on site or to deliver.
David Toutain (davidtoutain.com) opens his Pantry to offer a nice menu of take-out or delivery dishes and a carte blanche menu (2 starters, 2 dishes 1 dessert) for 76 euros. You will also find takeaways at the Franchie (facebook.com/frenchieftg/), at Elmer (elmer-restaurant.fr), at the Recruiting Sergeant (lesergentrecruteur.fr), at Café Constant (cafe-constant.com) or Aux Plumes (auxplumes.com) in particular.
Gastronomic tips to take away in Alsace and Burgundy
In Alsace, the double-starred chef Olivier Nasti has reopened the Chambard to offer gourmet meal trays 100% locavore (lechambard.shop-and-go.fr), in drive or deliver formula, with a different menu each day (from 31 45 euros).
In Burgundy, in Tournus, chef Jean-Michel Carrette des Terrasses (aux-terrasses.com) has relighted his stoves for almost 2 months to offer menus every weekend highlighting the products of his suppliers (38 euros per three-course menu, dessert from the Dulor pastry shop), with a choice of wines to match the menu. You can also order its marvelous pâté en croute (75 euros, 1.5 kg) and a special mother’s day menu (48 euros).
Eat starred at home in Valence or Talloires
In Valence, chef Anne-Sophie Pic launched the Pic & Go service (picandgo.fr). She offers 3 days a week a three-course menu for 35 euros, with a selection of wines chosen by her sommelier Paz Levinson.
In Talloires, Jean Sulpice offers Father Bise (perebise.com) a selection of dishes (pike dumplings, lake matelote, saddle of roasted lamb, Veal ris…) as well as a menu consisting of a starter, a ” a dish and a dessert (36 euros) and a special mother’s day menu (48 euros).
Lyon, Marseille and Roanne: on track for starred menus to take away
In Lyon, Chef Jérémy Galvan (jeremygalvanrestaurant.com) relaunches his piano every Friday and Saturday and offers a menu at 29 euros as well as a food and wine pairing for 2 (135 euros). You will have the possibility of adding a dozen snails or an ingot of foie gras.
In Marseille, Gerald Passedat, the three-star chef from Petit Nice who opened the Passedat-Drive (passedat.fr) is on the move. You can find take-out menus made with its local producers and fishermen (49 euros in three courses).
In Roanne, the Troisgros family cooks up a two or three-course menu over the weekend (including their famous salmon with sorrel) for 28 euros.
Take-away gastronomy: Toulouse and Bordeaux also in the spotlight
In Toulouse, another Top Chef juror, Michel Saran, offers a full menu every weekend for 45 euros (boncadeau.michel-sarran.com).
In Bordeaux, the famous Chapon fin (chapon-fin.com) and its chef Cédric Bobinet have also set the time for take-out with a 3-course menu offered during the week from Monday to Friday (37 euros) ).
Eat starred at home in the Basque Country or La Rochelle
In the Basque country, Stéphane Poulin opened his drive in the great outdoors at the Lizarraga farm (https://www.facebook.com/fermelizarraga/) with a full menu for 19 euros.
In La Rochelle, the new three-star Christopher Coutenceau has created Coutanceau To Go (https://www.facebook.com/christopher.coutanceau.1), with a nice take-out menu, including a seafood platter (Main course ‘Royal water, 55 euros / person), two three-course menus (Yol’eau, 29 euros, Gastr’eau, 110 euros). Enjoy your meal !