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              Jim Haynes Sunday Dinner                                        LEFT, BELOW:
                                                                              Dinner at Jim
              PARIS                                                           Haynes’ is a
                                                                              convivial affair.
              Jim Haynes has been       relaxed: The dress code is            MAIN PHOTO:
              inviting strangers to dine   comfortable, and guests are        Get away from
                                                                              the city at A
              with him at his beautiful   invited to bring only their         Little Farm on
              atelier home in the Petit   appetite and, in return, pay        the Hill’s idyllic
              Montrouge neighbourhood   what they wish.                       location.
              of Paris since 1978.         So legendary are Haynes’           OPPOSITE PAGE,
                Originally from Louisiana,   dinner parties that, in 2009,    FROM TOP:
              Haynes moved to Paris in the   they were featured in a          Pull up a stool
                                                                              and enjoy the
              1960s to further his colourful   television advert for After    communal-style
              career spanning art, politics   Eight dinner mints. And, in     dining; meals
              and publishing. Having lived   2018, Haynes was the subject     are prepared
                                                                              with fresh,
              and studied all over the world,   of an acclaimed documentary   farm-grown
              he began hosting Sunday   called Meeting Jim.                   produce; serving
              dinners at his home as a     Now 86, he outsources              up succulent
                                                                              smoked meat.
              hobby to combine his biggest   the cooking but continues to
              passions in life: good food   extend an open invitation for
              and excellent conversation.  adventurers and foodies to
                Typically, the menu     join him for Sunday dinner
              consists of a simple soup   once a month.
              or salad starter, hearty
              main, and dessert featuring   PULL UP A CHAIR
              seasonal market ingredients   Email
              served buffet-style. Haynes’   to secure your place at Haynes’
              gatherings are notoriously   next Sunday dinner.


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