If you like fine French cuisine, you absolutely need to stop and try one of the 3 organic restaurants in the 1st (Opera); the 8th (Gare Saint Lazarre, this is where I always go; the waiter is friendly and very good looking) and the 14th arrondissement of Paris (Bercy Village). It is a revolutionary ready-to-go Gourmet food concept.A concept summed up in the name of the restaurant. [boco] in French is for these little jars in which our grand parents used to put their food to keep… that was it in the old days, before the microwave. Whether you take your food to go or you enjoy them in the restaurant, these nice little glass jars are at the center of the experience. With an environmental concern, the restaurant even recommends you to keep the jars to plant seeds back at home or use them again as you please.About these jars, our grand parents were right yet again as a jar is the enough quantity you need, very adapted to fine cuisine. You’re here not only to test, but mostly to taste and enjoy a great lunch.Now the little bocos wouldn’t be enough if they were not filled up with some of the most delicious cuisine cooked by some of the most famous French chefs. Let’s start by Vincent Ferniot himself; who created the restaurant wit his brother Simon. Mostly famous for taking part in French morning shows’ cooking bits. Also preparing nice recipes: Anne-Sophie Pic (★★★), Régis Macon (★★★), Gilles Goujon (★★★), Jean Michel Lorain (★★★), Emmanuel Renaut (★★★), Christophe Michalak (pastry chef at the 3-starred Plaza Athénée), Philippe Conticini & Frédéric Bau.The menus are renewed with each season and each of these famous chefs develops a few new recipes for the restaurants. There’s always something new, something worth tasting and you can combine so many meals together. I usually go by the 15€ menu (a starter jar + main dish + desert). This price is very hard to beat for high quality French cuisine as you could only find in great restaurants for a much higher price.
I invite you to go check out “La carte” (in French of course) on the website by clicking here:
I’m sure that by only reading a few words you will feel like going! You may see they have a delivery service, take-away and a delicatessen that really adds up to the numerous assets of this genuine organic restaurant in Paris.
The 2 Ferniot brothers’ business is expending very quicly as you can now find Boco on board of the TGV with a special selection you can enjoy in the fast speed train while going across France. In spring, a Boco restaurant will also open at the Orly airport (as published recently with the following picture on their facebook page). It is a sign that more and more people come to try French “grande” cuisine and have come to enjoy every bit of it.
You will be able to say that you’ve been eating the best of the French cuisine in the most original presentation. Thank you Boco for making it so easy.
Open from Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 8.30 pm.
About €18 for a complete meal.