The wonderful Italian menu at Simone & Nicola restaurant in Paris 11th is based on the seasonal artisan specialties lining the shelves of the adjoining deli. High profile importer Nicola supplies some of the best restaurants in Paris; Simone last cooked at a two Michelin-starred Gordon Ramsay hotspot. Their contemporary collaboration is a chance to eat the same star-quality food as the glitterati but for considerably less. Every dish at Simone & Nicola is artfully made with ingredients direct from the south of Italy. Try the amazing antipasti and charcuterie followed by the made to order homemade pasta and one of a sublime selection of traditional sauces. Simone & Nicola is the sort of place you'll be itching to recommend to friends.