“Micho”: We tested the menu of Julien Sebbag’s new restaurant in Paris

“Micho”: We tested the menu of Julien Sebbag’s new restaurant in Paris

After Créatures, Tortuga and Forest, chef Julien Sebbag has just opened his new restaurant Micho in the heart of Paris. A place where the hallah bread sandwich is king.

Double news for Julien Sebbag. While Flammarion has just published his book “Self-taught, sensitive and benevolent cuisine”, the young chef, who branched out into gastronomy after attending commercial school, is opening a fourth and new restaurant on Rue de Richelieu in November. in Paris.

This place, created in collaboration with Moma Group, was christened “Micho” by Julien Sebbag, in reference to the nickname given to him, but also to the sandwiches he offered during confinement to take away or deliver from the kitchens of the Gaillon Fountain , in the 2nde arrondissement.

Ultra soft and well filled sandwiches

These little sweets made from challah – that traditional Jewish bread eaten on Shabbat that tastes similar to brioche – are now on the menu at this address not far from the Royal Palace, with a cozy ambience and a vintage style reminiscent of Swinging London remind .

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On the lunch menu we can find the stew, a mix of beef stew, sweet potatoes, red cabbage salad and roasted hazelnuts, the havita with mushroom omelette and candied garlic labneh, or the roast, which includes fried chicken pieces, fennel and hard-boiled egg. No fries as a side dish, but recipes that smell good in winter, such as carrots with miso or potatoes with paprika.

Note that each week a special Micho will be unveiled according to Julien Sebbag’s arrivals and inspiration. And always in partnership with the Mamiche Bakery.

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In this bistro, where the Victorian ceiling overlooks the tall wooden mirrors and green leather banquettes, the plates are presented for sharing in the evenings, as is the crockery. And we enjoy a Pollack Shawarma to the sound of a trendy playlist mixing Beatles and Velvet Underground.

As for drinks, Micho offers organic and natural wines, “La Miche” beer made from unsaleable bread, and coffee from the Belleville roastery.

Micho, 46, rue Richelieu, Paris 1is. Open daily from noon to midnight. Micho sandwiches from 13 to 16 euros; side dishes between 4 and 7 euros; Plates to share and daily specials between 6 and 24 euros.