In addition to shining on the soccer field, Lionel Messi is a lover of good food. The proof ? He has a restaurant in Buenos Aires, Argentina and another in Barcelona, Spain. In Paris, the famous player will have many options to find the specialties of his native country. Here are 5 addresses where Messi could come for dinner between two training sessions at PSG.
It is one of the essential references in terms of Argentine gastronomy in Paris. Located a stone’s throw from the Cirque d’Hiver (Paris, 11th arrondissement), Biondi is run by chef Fernando de Tomaso. There he cooks the meat in a simple way, cooked on a charcoal grill: churrasco de las pampas, sirloin steak, rib of veal matured for five weeks …
Biondi, 118, rue Amelot, 11 in Paris
You cannot miss this little restaurant if you are a meat lover. Since its reopening orchestrated by Riccardo Giraudi, the luxury meat importer, this former butcher shop has seen a lot of people pass by. At the beginning of the school year, it wouldn’t be surprising to see Lionel Messi there.
Anahi, 49, rue Volta, Paris 3
Located at the entrance of the Verdeau passage (Paris, 9), Locomotive It is also aimed at lovers of Argentine meats: entrecote, sirloin, steak … And to accompany it all: a glass of Malbeck (Argentine red wine).
31bis, rue du Faubourg Montmartre, 9 in Paris.
With its seventies décor, Unico has been delighting Parisians for a few years. But the restaurant hasn’t aged one bit. The meat (imported from Argentina) is cooked to perfection and served with its spicy chimichurri sauce.