Michael Malapert : PAPADOOM KITCHEN

The interior designer Michael Malapert delivers a new Parisian address whose colors are as high as the dishes on offer. Welcome to PAPADOOM KITCHEN, Indian grocery store and restaurant "Without any constraint, whether you are a vegetarian child, intolerant to gluten or lactose", says his map.

After working for many years in establishments on the French Riviera, the entrepreneur Hugues Courage set up his first address in Paris, the bistro La Tête Ailleurs, then, in a completely different register, the PAPADOOM KITCHEN, a contemporary Indian restaurant.

From the street, the red frontage of the place contrasts with the green art deco building in which it takes place on two levels. A dichotomy between Eastern and European culture found in the entire development project. Michael Malapert thus plays in the register of the mixture: mixture of colors, but also of noble materials and craft to create in his own words "An Indian street-food atmosphere", including iron tables, raffia sconces, rope suspensions, and corrugated iron walls or coated with natural pigments. So, for his designer "What we remember from this address is above all a sensation", in this case the impression of wandering in an Indian market.
On the ground floor there is a long carved wooden bar, then another grill, accompanied by a naan oven, leading to a hidden grocery store. Above, there are two rooms with different atmospheres, one in terracotta colors and soft lighting; the other more vegetal, with a sisal ceiling, pink walls and velvet seats.

PAPADOOM KITCHEN is an immersive experience that appeals to all the senses.

To learn more, visit the site of Michael Malapert et PAPADOOM KITCHEN

Photographs: Hérve Goluza

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