Sparky Brazilian owner Alessandra Montagne works wonders in the kitchen, turning top quality ingredients into a sophisticated menu of elegant and hearty 'neo-bistrot' dishes. The food is flawless, from the starter (crispy pork with saté mayonnaise) to the large main of superbly braised pork (with a celery purée, beetroot and glazed carrots) and dessert (poached pear with aubergine compote and a vanilla-rosemary ice cream). To boot, the prices are exceptional for cooking of this quality: you can have all three courses for just €20. The wines are also very reasonably priced, the cheapest glass being a Domaine du Mas Rouge for €3, and the most expensive a Grololo for €6.
True to her roots, Alessandra cooks up a feijoada (traditional Portuguese stew) on the first Wednesday of every month; her charm and constant presence, moving between the partly open kitchen and the dining area, have played no small part in Tempero's immediate success.
5 rue Clisson
|Opening hours:||Mon-Fri, 12noon-2pm. Thur-Fri, 7pm-10pm. Closed at the weekend.|
|Transport:||Métro: Chevaleret or Bibliothèque François Mitterrand|
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I've been to TEMPERO in last April and the impression was the best I could. The food is really delicious, you notice the care and the delicacy in the preparation, valued ingredients and kind service. The cost benefit certainly is one of the best you can find in Paris, there is a closed menu for lunch, but on any day and time it is always good to book as the tables are crowded.