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Pink Flamingo in Paris: A different kind of pizza.

Pink Flamingo in Paris: A different kind of pizza.

*UPDATE: PINK FLAMINGO OPENED IT’S FOURTH PIZZA JOINT IN PARIS. IT IS LOCATED IN MONTMARTRE (18TH ARRONDISSEMENT.)

If you want a regular (as in classic flavor) pizza, you might want to try a different place. Aside from La Dante (tomato-mozzarella-basil) or La Cantona (8 cheeses), Pink Flamingo likes to offer flavors that will make you travel, which can be very useful if, for example, you can’t decide between pizza and Indian food (try La Gandhi: sag paneer, baba ganoush and mozzarella), or pizza and Spanish food (try L’Almodovar: pizza paëlla), or pizza and North African food (try La Macias: chicken cooked tajine style with cured lemon and olives)… Among the less unusual ones there’s also La Björk (smoked salmon, lumpfish roe and crème fraîche), La Basquiat (cured ham over gorgonzola and figs) or La Marcello (roquette with olive oil and balsamic vineger and parmesan.) As you might have noticed the pizzas are named after inspirational people who have made a difference in this world. While the pizzas are made in a traditional way—they use organic flour and all of the toppings are made with quality ingredients and fresh produce bought daily from the farmers market—Pink Flamingo likes to think of its product as something that stands out by its quality and novelty. And for dessert you can order some cheesecake.

Check out Pink Flamingo’s menu.
Deliveries are between 7pm and 11pm. They are made by foot or bike, hence the limited delivery area. Pink Flamingo cares more about the environment than getting the pizza to you super fast (that said, it’ll still get to you in a timely manner.) Last but not least, if you want to eat your pizza somewhere along the canal, you can order it at their restaurant in the 10th, leave with a Pink Flamingo balloon and when it’s ready they’ll come look for the balloon!
For food to go and to eat along the canal there’s also Le Cambodge restaurant.

Pink Flamingo 3rd arrondissement
105 Rue Vieille du Temple
75003 Paris
tel: 01.42.71.28.20
Metro: Filles du Calvaire

open 7/7
M-F: 12pm-3pm / 7pm-11.30pm
Sat, Sun: 12pm-4pm / 7pm-11.30pm

Pink Flamingo 10th arrondissement
67 Rue Bichat
75010 Paris
tel: 01.42.02.31.70
Metro: Goncourt, Jacques Bonsergent

Tu-Sat: 12pm-3pm / 7pm-11.30pm (last order and delivery at 11pm)
Sun: 1pm-11pm
Closed on Monday

Pink Flamingo 12th arrondissement
23 Rue d’Aligre
75012 Paris
tel: 01.43.43.47.07
Metro: Ledru-Rollin, Faidherbe-Chaligny

Tu-Sun: 12pm-3pm / 7pm-11.30pm (last order and delivery at 11pm)
Closed on Monday

Pink Flamingo 18th arrondissement
30 Rue Muller
75018 Paris
tel: 01.42.23.14.17
Metro: Château Rouge

Farmers’ markets in Paris: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th arrondissements.

Farmers’ markets in Paris: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th arrondissements.

There is at least one farmer’s market in each of Paris’ arrondissements. Following is the list of all of them, by arrondissement, from the 1st to the 20th, with their location (see map) and hours. They vary in size and quality, some specialize in organic foods (Marché Brancusi 14th arr., Marché Raspail 6th arr., Marché des Batignolles 17th arr.) while others offer a variety of cooked foods (Marché Baudoyer 4th arr.) and/or ethnic dishes (Marché des Enfants Rouges 3rd arr.)

Paris’ farmers’ markets: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th arrondissements.

6th arrondissement
Marché Couvert Saint-Germain
4/8 Rue Lobineau
75006 Paris
Metro: Mabillon

Tu-Sat: 8am-1pm / 3.30pm-8pm
Sun: 8am-1.30pm

Marché Raspail Organic farmers’ market
Boulevard Raspail (between Rue du Cherche-Midi and Rue de Rennes)
75006 Paris
Metro: Rennes

Tu, F, Sun: 7am-2.30pm

7th arrondissement
Marché Saxe-Breteuil
Avenue de Saxe
75007 Paris
Metro: Ségur

Th: 7am-2.30pm
Sat: 7am-3pm

8th arrondissement
Marché Couvert Europe
1 Rue Corvetto
75008 Paris
Metro: Villiers

Tu-Sun: 8.30am-8.30pm

Marché Aguesseau
Place de la Madeleine
75008 Paris
Metro: Madeleine

Tu, F: 7am-2.30pm

9th arrondissement
Marché Anvers
Place d’Anvers (facing the 6 Place d’Anvers and 15 Avenue de Trudaine)
75009 Paris
Metro: Anvers

F: 3pm-8.30pm

10th arrondissement
Marché Alibert
Rue Alibert (along the Hôpital Saint-Louis)
75010 Paris
Metro: Goncourt

Sun: 7am-3pm

Marché Couvert Saint-Quentin
85 bis Boulevard Magenta
75010 Paris
Metro: Gare de l’Est

Tu-Sat: 9am-1pm / 4pm-7.30pm
Sun: 8.30am-1.30pm

Marché Couvert Saint-Martin
31/33 rue du Château d’Eau
75010 Paris
Metro: Château d’Eau

Tu-Sat: 9am-1pm / 4pm-7.30pm
Sun: 9am-1.30pm

Paris’ farmers’ markets: 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th arrondissements.

Paris’ farmers’ markets: 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th arrondissements.

Le Camboge: A Cambodian restaurant in Paris.

Le Camboge: A Cambodian restaurant in Paris.

You will know when you stand in line at the door of Le Cambodge restaurant in Paris that you are in for a treat. No matter what night of the week, people start lining up as early as half an hour before Le Cambodge opens its doors (the fact that the restaurant doesn’t take reservations might also have something to do with it.) If you want to dine at 8pm get there early, otherwise come for the second or third sitting. Le Cambodge restaurant serves good food in a friendly atmosphere: you will be given a piece of paper to write down your order and you can be as goofy as you want with it. They will actually post their favorite orders/scribbles on their website and put it up on their walls. The most frequently ordered dishes are the bun bo special (10,50 €), ban hoy (13 €) and spring rolls (8,50 €). Vegetarians will find enough dishes on the menu to satiate their hunger, and customers can fill up their stomachs without emptying their wallets. For those who want their food to go, they will be called when the food is ready. Time can vary between 10 to 60 minutes depending on how busy Le Cambodge restaurant is. Along with Pink Flamingo pizza, Le Cambodge is a good address to have if you are planning on eating along the canal Saint Martin.

Le Cambodge
10 Avenue Richerand
75010 Paris
tel: 01.44.84.37.70
Metro: Goncourt

M-Sat: 12pm-2.30pm / 8pm-11.30pm
Closed on Sunday