From a 1920’s butchers to a deli and then one of Paris’ most mondaine restaurant-dives in the 80s, the Anahi has led an interesting life. Sold in 2014 by then owners, Carmina and Pilar Lebero, it enjoyed an brief but unsuccessful stint as the opening salvo in the street’s putative transformation into a gastronomic Disneyland before being sold again last year to Riccardo Giraudi. Scion of the Monagesque meat merchants, Giraudi’s love of flesh first found expression in 2005, when taking trade in a new direction, he opened the suggestively-named Beefbar.

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