28 Jan '14, 6pm
In Paris, A Craft Roaster And Brewery Join Forces
The first thing I said when I moved to Paris was, “God, the coffee is terrible .” The second thing I said was, “the beer is awful too.” And so began the search for any drink that was even remotely craft related. France is a cafe country, but not a coffee country, and by the same token, it’s a brasserie country (which in French, actually means brewery) but it’s not a beer country. I’m happy to report that these things are (slowly) changing. These days, in Paris there is a coffee culture , albeit not huge, and you can get your hands around a decent filter coffee when you want to. As for the beer? In a sea of industrial beers, there are very few craft beer brands, particularly in Paris. Pop into any average corner bar with an afterwork craft beer in mind and you’ll most likely be depressingly disappointed. Enter Café Lomi and Brasserie de la Goutte d’Or . Just like Café Lomi,...