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Tante Marguerite

On Rue Bourgogne, directly behind Assemblée Nationale, sits Tante Margeurite.  Barely noticeable from the outside, this smart restaurant with its modern and sleek interior offers excellent traditional French cuisine and is one of the more surprising great finds we have come across in Paris.  A hop, skip and a jump away from Julia Child’s apartment […]
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Les Fables de La Fontaine

A satellite star in the Christian Constant constellation on Rue Saint Dominique, this pocket-sized seafood bistro offers some of the very best seafood in all of Paris.  Owned by Sebastien Grave and David Bottreau, two former Constant lieutenants who now ably run the restaurant on their own, it remains true to the art of serving […]
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L’Angle du Faubourg

A sister restaurant to Taillevent, the grand dame of haute cuisine in Paris, L’Angle du Faubourg is a chic and sleek restaurant with modern décor and muted color tones that offers some of the most sophisticated cuisine and elegant service in all of Paris.  Next to Caves Taillevent (the wine store owned by the same […]
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Le Grand Véfour

In the heart of the 1st arrondissement, next to the Louvre, sits Le Grand Véfour, one of the oldest restaurants in Paris.  Appropriately situated in the Palais-Royale, the boyhood home of France’s grandest King, Louis XIV (the ‘’Sun King’’), this majestic restaurant has not lost its charm or grandeur since the time of Napoleon.  When there […]
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Chez Georges (2eme)

If you want to drop into a time capsule, and experience a classic Parisian bistro which has not changed since it opened in the 1920s, look no further than Chez Georges.  A favorite standby of Julia Child, you can almost hear her whisper next to you with delight, as many of the same dishes that […]
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