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The Asian brunch

Brunch at Café Lai Tcha by Adeline Grattard

At the general request, Adeline Grattard, star chef of Yam‘Tcha, just opened café Lai’Tcha, a kind of UFO hole-in-the-wall right next to the historic boutique of agnès b. Here, no waiting list, but an ultra cool Asian coffee-shop, where you can grab a bite anytime of day. Tops, brunch is served every Sunday from 10:30am to 4:30pm. Whip out those chopsticks.

The place

Café Lai'Tcha inside room

Stéphane Plaza would qualify it as “atypical”: a long narrow corridor with a counter for the take-out part: terrific little dishes to bring back home.

At the end, a minimalist dining room, with a few tables and stools, as well as a mezzanine in Polly Pocket format. Not the most comfortable, but that’s not the point here.

On the programme of treats

Café Lai'Tcha Brunch Meals
A viennoiserie + sandwich + soup + side + dessert + beverage, with two options each time for
€42. Might as well say there is little chance to choose the same thing as your neighbour.

Thus you can choose between the Chinese brioche or the incredible babka chocolate/pecan nut; a Hong Kong egg toast or a couture selection of raw fish; rice soup with scallops or the one with noodles and duck; A Trévise salad/ cheddar or spelt/butternut; a salad of exotic fruit or farmer cheese with cranberry coulis. A real fashion show of small plates or more amazing one than the other to enjoy while sipping a jasmine tea, filtered coffee or a fresh juice jus artisanal. Think of reserving.

The added plus

pork ribs and sauteed noodles at café Lai’Tcha

A flexibility with an “à la carte” option for a 100% customized meal! And the possibility of departing with your lunchbox of pork ribs and sauteed noodles to pick up at the take-out counter.

Open Wednesday to Saturday from 11am to 8pm. Asian brunch on Sunday from 10:30am to 6:30pm, reservation highly advised.

Also check out the Indian brunch of Papadoom Kitchen and the Danish brunch of Flora Danica.

Where to find it?

Café Lai’tcha

7, Rue du Jour

75001 Paris

01 40 26 05 05

yamtcha.com

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