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Christian Constant’s Les Cocottes Arc de Triomphe — Another Triumph

Christian Constant’s deuxieme Les Cocottes at the Sofitel Hotel near the Arc De Triomphe provides another triumph of his inventive cuisine.  Sleek in design, with expert wait staff and a smart wine menu to complement his cuisine, Les Cocottes is one of the better values in Paris for what it provides.  No dish will disappoint.  […]
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Valentine’s Day in Paris

Paris will always be a city synonymous with love, for most of us it’s the first place we come to when thinking of the perfect destination for a romantic break. This does mean however that many other couples will have the same idea of visiting The City of Light over the 14th February, so it’s […]
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Best Summer Events In Paris

Paris has a full menu of events for summer, from the Open Air Cinema at Parc de la Villette through August 24, to scattered brocante fairs for treasure hunters seeking antique Christofle silver and oil paintings. On the first Sunday of each month the national museums are free and every Sunday bicycle riders can freely experience […]
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Best Restaurants In Paris — Le Relais de L’Entrecote

Steak and frites, salade verte, Vin de Bordeaux, and waitresses in black and white chamber maid uniforms — this is all standard fare at Le Relais de L’Entrecote.  In fact, the menu choices are simple:  how do you want your steak cooked (a point or saignant), and what do you want to drink.   Then the […]
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Le Relais de l’Entrecote — Best Restaurants In Paris

For carnivores that desire simplicity, there are few places that meet that standard as Le Relaise de l’Entrecote, in Paris.  The menu is deceiving as there is only one main course — steak and frites — and your choice is limited to how you want it cooked (normally a point, or if you are a true […]
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Cinéma Le Balzac

Surprises await you at the Balzac Cinema just off the Champs Elysées. On a recent Saturday night showing to watch a version originale (V.O.) film – popular especially among ex-pats —  we were handed a programme which suggested that we were at a music concert, and not the cinema to watch a V.O. film. Indeed, a piano […]
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