It’s a participative library, meaning that they subscribe to the “bring a book, take a book” system, as well as have books on hand for those looking for a new story to dive into.
Everything is homemade, from the hummus in the panini-pressed sandwiches to the muesli that is naturally sweetened with coconut oil, cinnamon and maple syrup.
The which Griffin notes as their trademark dish, is the shakshuka, a hot dish with a base of tomatoes, red pepper, onion, garlic, cumin, and harissa.
With this dish comes a choice between one, two and three eggs depending on hunger level, and it’s a specialty not seen in other cafés, sure to get this one on the foodie radar.
With beans from Coutume, the coffee is as smooth as we’ve come to expect from new Parisian cafés.
Whether chatting with friends at a table or those behind the counter, it’s clear Café Oberkampf has already become a neighborhood favorite. If you wish you knew more about the people who make your coffee, The Barista Profile Project is trying to help you do just that.
Started by barista/photographer Kevin Oh, the project aims to go behind the counter to meet the people who love coffee so much, they make it for a living.Showcasing baristas from all over the world who Kevin meets during his travels, several faces you might see at your favorite café in Paris have already been featured, including talents such as Daniel Warburton of Honor, Miheala Iordache of Ten Belles, and Connor Bramley of Coutume.Check out The Barista Profile Project to enhance your Paris café experience and grab some coffee inspiration for future travels! Tel: +33 (0)1 43 55 37 20 Café Oberkampf – 3 rue Neuve Popincourt, 75011.If this summer in Paris were to be labeled anything, it could certainly be called the season of the craft café.With so many places opening up — Steel, Honor, Ob-La-Di, Broken Biscuits, to name a few — it’s hard to believe that there are any niches left to fill.But somehow, the minds behind the 11th arrondissement’s newest offerings, Coffee Spoune and Café Oberkampf, have managed to differentiate themselves from the pack.