Onigiri: the Japanese gastronomic trend arrives strongly in Paris

In Japan, onigiri (also called omusubi) is as popular as our local buttered ham. Triangular in shape, it consists of a rice ball, usually wrapped in nori seaweed, filled with a multitude of foods: raw or cooked fish, avocado, vegetables… As invigorating as it is tempting, this Japanese snack is proliferating more and more. almost everywhere in Paris. The opportunity to discover our favorite places to treat yourself.


Small pocket restaurant, Double offers an excellent selection of onigiri at lunchtime on the heights of Montmartre. Made by the chef Tsuyoshi Yamakawa (ex Saturne and Verre Volé), come in eggplant and miso caramel, spicy shrimp, Japanese stew, or even celery and kewpie mayonnaise.
87 Rue Lamarck, 75018
From Tuesday to Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

double onigiriMickaël A. Bandassak

Onigiri Bar Kunitoraya

In the heart of the Japan Culture HouseThis small Japanese bar is run by an excellent team of Kunitoraya. An expert in onigiri, the place offers these rice balls, which are eaten with your hands, filled with salted plums, seaweed, salmon… The choice is wide.
101 bis Quai Jacques Chirac, 75015 Paris
From Tuesday to Saturday, from 12 to 6 p.m.

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