The sixth is the center of our Parisian universe.  Though we take up just a tiny sliver of its 0.8 square mile (about 300 square feet to be exact), we have spent a large chunk of our dining hours within its boundaries, everywhere from hole-in-the-wall joints to nicer sit-down restaurants to the well-frequented Monoprix supermarket for a meal back at home.  There remain many known and unknown gems to be sampled but we have no doubt that we will get through most of them, or fail trying.  After all, we love eating as much as we love living where we live.
 
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Brasserie O’Neil
20, rue des Canettes
01.46.33.36.66
M° Saint-Germain-des-Prés

 
Euro - 9 to 16
One would have to stop, look past the huge beer brewing machinery, and study the painted signs by the door to notice that this place also serves up flammekuche, that thin pizza of Alsatian origin that Riot had taken a liking to ever since the first bite into one on the last trip to Germany.  Not only does it serves flammekuche, it serves a mean one too.  In the dark interior over lunch one day, we had a mouth-watering variety called la chorizo (11.10€), where the namesake meat topping sat on melted gruyère and a thick coat of tomato sauce.  While looking closer to a typical pizza it nevertheless justifiably deserved the name flammekuche because of its fine thin crust.  (The one downside of having all that pork and pork fat in the sausage was the extra oil that came with the territory.)  We paired this delight with two demis of the house’s refreshing La Blanche.  This is a nice addition to the other excellent Italian-style pizzas on this street.
 
 
 
 
 
  Alsatian treat in the middle of Paris:  La chorizo flammekuche (€11.10).
 
 

 
 
 
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