Pomze, a restaurant in Paris that renders tribute to apples
The apple, a simple fruit but of Biblical category, is the great protagonist of Pomze, our «coup de coeur»
Deulonder, who always looks for nice and personal places to eat well, has noticed Pomze, a restaurant in the 8th quartier of Paris. The place is pleasant, with refined decoration, but above all stands out for the original and fun gastronomic proposal, with the apple as one of the primordial ingredients … and there are up to 120 varieties!.
The chef and alma mater of the restaurant is the Japanese chef Kenichi Handa, who prepares with his team a menu following the seasons of the year to adapt, in each case, the different types of apple that come to the market, such as the Reineta and The Akane earlier this year. The dishes are always designed to exhale the aromas of the countryside and prepared with local products, made with the savoir faire of French cuisine. In fact, Kenichi proposes an innovative reinterpretation of yesterday’s flavors with surprising dishes, such as bony tataki with sesame cream and aubergine puree; Supreme guinea fowl with bitter orange and cider vinegar, or steak with steaks of «Roseval» potatoes. Even the bread that accompanies with apple butter, and among the desserts, the Apple Mousse is a delight!
Evidently, ciders can not be absent with a range of notable varieties according to the different producing regions.
In 2013, the Michelin Guide distinguished Pomze with a Bib Gourmand rewarding an excellent value for money. The restaurant opened its doors twelve years ago in a noble apartment on Boulevard Haussmann (number 109), and has recently been completely remodeled. The owners are Daniel and Emmanuel Dayan and opened the premises with the support of the arboricultores cooperative of the Vergers d’Anjou.
The restaurant is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 11pm, and Saturdays from 15:30 to 11pm. To book, you can do through its website
You have to calculate between 30 and 50 euros per head. In addition, they sell their own products, such as apple jam.