Address, Café

A Window Overlooking the Palais Garnier ?

Le Café de la Paix near Opera-Garnier, opened in 1862. In the style of the French Second Empire. Directly across the street from the Opera Palais Garnier. Many famous clients, including Émile Zola and Guy de Maupassant. Address: 12 Boulevard des Capucines, 9th arrondissement

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Famous Cafés on Boulevard du Montparnasse ?

Le Select: Henry Miller, Hemingway, Picasso and Scott Fitzgerald, loved it. Address: 99 Boulevard du Montparnasse, 6th arrondissement. Café de la Rotonde: Picasso and Modigliani loved its Art Deco ambiance. Address: 105 Boulevard du Montparnasse, 6th arrondissement La Closerie des Lilas: Oscar Wilde, Paul Cézanne and Paul Verlaine were regular. Address: 171 Boulevard du Montparnasse, […]

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Fouquet’s, The French High Class Brasserie ?

Founded in 1899, Fouquet’s is a popular cafe-restaurant, on the corner of avenue George V and the Champs-Elysées in the 8th district. French dishes, created by the Chef Jean-Yves Leuranguer, “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” prizewinner. French President Nicolas Sarkozy celebrated his electoral victory here in 2007 and place for Cesar Film Awards after-parties. Address: 99 […]

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Writing a postcard at the Café de Flore terrace ?

Where ? 6th Arrondissement (St-Germain – Luxembourg), at the corner of the Boulevard Saint-Germain (172) and the Rue St. Benoit. Famous visitors ? Many writers and artists, Sartre, Camus, Picasso, and Apollinaire frequented the Flore. Decor ? Art Deco interior of all red seating, mahogany and mirrors.


Ladurée, The Inventor of the Macaron ?

Ladurée’s rise to fame came in 1930 when his grandson, Pierre Desfontaines, had the original idea of the double-decker, sticking two macaron shells together with a creamy ganache as filling. In 1993 the Groupe Holder took over the firm Ladurée, the company began an expansion drive to turn Ladurée from the single rue Royale bakery […]

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Avenue Montaigne for High Fashion in Paris ?

Avenue Montaigne, in the 8th arrondisement of Paris, boasts numerous stores specialising in high fashion, such as Dior, Chanel, Valentino, Céline, Loewe, Vuitton, Inès de la Fressange and Ralph Lauren, as well as jewellers like Bulgari and other upscale establishments such as the Plaza Athénée hotel.

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Cafes and Bars: The Best in Paris ?

Café de la Mosquée de Paris, 9 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 75005. Angelina, 226 rue de Rivoli, 75001. Ladurée, 75 Avenue des Champs Elysées, 75008. Le Café Marly, Louvre, 93 Rue de Rivoli 75001. Café de l’Homme, Trocadéro, 75016. Ritz : Bar Vendôme, Bar Hemingway, Bar le Cambon, 15 Place Vendôme 75001 (reopened in 2014).