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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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Drouant — Elegance in Paris

Situated in a quiet pocket of the Second Arrondissement in Place Gaillon, a voiturier greets you to the door at Drouant — one of the more elegant dining spots in Paris.  Antoine Westermann has made a splash with his cuisine that is built on style and finesse, and excellent service is the mark at this elegant […]
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Paris Generosity and the French Paradox

How is it possible that the French can live off of over 500 cheeses, rich foie gras, silky sauces, and the best desserts, yet stay remarkably thin, live longer (and happier), than Americans.   Or that the French generally frown on wealth, at least not to discuss or flaunt it, yet support haute couture of the most expensive […]
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Skipping In Paris

There is something perverse about the way Parisians walk — sometimes hurried, usually with a strong beat, but rarely with a happy-go-lucky stride that says — “wow, how lucky am I to live in Paris.”  Parisians should be skipping with delight, in high heels or not,  on the narrow cobblestone sidewalks, as they walk on […]
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Le Meurice

Le Meurice is one of just only seven “palace” hotels in Paris and when you walk in you will see why — its opulence, with gilded gold mirrors, massive chandeliers, and elegant staff — all make for a visit that will be truly memorable. With a clientèle that includes ambassadors, royalty, heads of state, Hollywood […]
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