30 May, cult Paris restaurant guide, Le
Fooding, will host Veillée
Foodstock, a food and music evening showcasing the most exciting and
in-the-know aspects of Paris’ culinary scene.
concentrates on discovering and reviewing independent, authentic and often
low-key restaurants, rather than Michelin-starred, white linen tablecloth-clad
affairs, giving it a reputation for being cutting edge, contemporary and very
much an insider guide.
one-night event combines live music with food from some of their favourite Paris
restaurants, and will take place at new roof terrace bar, Nuba, overlooking the Seine. Chef Delphine
Zampetti, from the restaurant CheZ Aline (85 rue de la Roquette; 01-43-71-90-75)
in the 11th arrondissement, will host a stand called La Crèmerie,
with dairy-themed dishes such as a gourmet Cantal cheese and mustard sandwich,
while the chefs from Roseval in the 20th
arrondissement – which won Le Fooding’s award for best new restaurant in 2013 –
will man La Souperie, serving a smoked potato and raw langoustine soup. The
soundtrack to all the gastronomic indulgence will be provided by favourites on
the French music scene including the Parisian pop group Naïve New Beaters and
smooth singer and guitar player, Keziah Jones.
25 euros, with profits going to charity, and must be
purchased in advance on Le
Kim Laidlaw is the
Paris Localite for BBC Travel. She also writes www.unlockparis.com.