It’s a new year full of new possibilities. And if one of your resolutions is to get out and enjoy the Parisian nightlife, you’re in luck. 2012 went out with a bang when it comes to bars, leaving behind a trail of new nightspots in its wake. Here’s a look at some of last year’s buzziest openings…
LRD (Little red door)
Le Coq: Breaking out of the speakeasy trend, Le Coq offers something more cutting edge with its sexy 70’s décor and rock’n’roll aspirations. Industry superstar Tony Conigliaro masterminds cocktail creations that focus on forgotten French spirits and liqueurs and incorporate secret ingredients imported from his London laboratory. With a regulars list already comprising Paris’s trendsetters and tastemakers, le Coq is giving the city’s cocktail scene a wake up call.
Sherry Butt: After honing their skills under the tutelage of the well-known ECC group (Experimental, Prescription, Curio), this team branched out on their own with something a bit brighter just off Bastille. With a focus on high quality ingredients and well-balanced house creations, cocktillians can confidently knock back a drink or two.
LRD (Little red door) & Sherry Butt
For those who prefer their spirits straight, ...