Category - Restaurants

Le Petit Poucet.. Place de Clichy...

In... search...

Of... yet another...

Parisian... brasserie...

We... discovered...

Le... Petit Poucet...

"Le grand café-brasserie... de la Place de Clichy”....

Yet... another...

Brilliant... establishment...

Added... to the already before-mentioned sister brasseries... Le Dôme... Le Hibou... among many others mushrooming "à Paris" by the same ingenious "proprietaire"...

The Peninsula Paris... Exotic Opulence...

The... Peninsula...

Paris...

Is... now...

Open...

"Enfin"...

Stepping under the Pyramide du Louvre-like awning... up the steps into the spacious lobby of this "Asian heritage" hotel... was a magnificent experience...

The gleaming white marble floors... glamorous stairways... ornate silver urns... not to mention the huge crystal chandeliers... all were breathtaking...

Not forgetting the two delightful bellboys... Nicholas and Aurelian...

Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris... The Exotic...

A... vintage Bentley...

Sent by... an old admirer...

Escorted... me...

To the new... boutique hotel...

Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris...

"Au Coeur de" Faubourg-Saint-Honoré... a short walk from the Palais de l'Élysée... an 18th century "town mansion" in rue d'Anjou...

It is the latest five-star hotel... in this prestigious "quartier"...

Upon entering the hotel .. we were transported into a Parisian take on 1930's Shanghai... reminiscent of a scene from the magnificent film "Shanghai Express"...

Café Le Tourville... Dream the Day Away...

Café... Le Tourville...

"Juste à coté de... l'Ecole Militaire"...

Is really... spacious...

Wrapped... around...

A large... round corner...

The décor... is interesting...

Unlike... other Parisian cafés...

It's modern... with a feminine touch...

Paris London Café... Won't You Try It...?

"Paris... London"...

Recently... refurbished...

The stylish... café...

Is... charming...

Enticing...

Black and white diamond shaped tiles... are enhanced by a handsome bar... "une belle terrasse"... a lovely terrace...

"Une ambience... accueillante"...

It's... warm...

It's... welcoming...

SOL Semilla... Superfoods...

SOL... Semilla...

Bar... Cantine...

A... Vegan...

Resto... boutique...

In the very heart... of the lovely Canal Saint-Martin... à Paris...

A... restaurant...

Of... tiny proportions...

Le Bar des Artisans... owned by Jean François Hämmerie... is a tiny "intime" voyage into exotic far away places...

An Oriental Oasis... à Paris...

On... a hot...

Sweltering day... à Paris...

We... discovered an...

Oasis... of Cool...

"Le Café Maure de la Mosquée de Paris"...

A north African café tearoom... which is located within "La Grandé Mosquée de Paris"...

Le Cour du Commerce Saint-André... "Ambiance Historique"...

"Le Cour du Commerce Saint-André"...

Is one of the oldest passageways... in Paris...

After a moment's... hesitation...

We entered into the... "passage"...

Suddenly we were transported... into the magical world of "le vieux Paris".

"Le Petit Cambodge"... Yum...!!

Adoring... the exotic...

We found... the film...

With the beautiful...

Catherine Deneuve...

"Indochine"...

Utterly... riveting...

"L'Hôtel George V - Un Diamant... à Paris"

"L'Hôtel George V"...

Beauty... of beauties...

The... Liz Taylor... of Hotels...

Like a... Diamond...

IT... DRIPS...

GLAMOUR...

"Sur la Route... du... Canal Saint Martin"...

"Sur... la route...

Des... Quais"...

On... the road...

To... the quays...

What a day... it has been...

Venturing...

Discovering...

Exploring...

Bonne Année... 2012...

Our New Year's... 2012...

"Huîtres... à Paris"...

"Le Royal Monceau" - A Rhapsody by Philippe Starck...

"Le Royal Monceau"...

"Dormir... rêver...

Partager... vivre"...

"To sleep... to dream... to share... to live"...

Café "Le Vrai Paris"... Always... on a Sunday...

"Le Vrai Paris"..

Café / Restaurant...

It's cold and blustery...

"à Paris aujourd'hui"...

Ralph Lauren - An American in Paris...

Ralph Lauren...

An American...

in Paris...

"Non... pas... Gene Kelly"...

It's...

Hôtel Amour - Sensuous and Sophisticated...

"Hôtel Amour"...

The aptly named...

Amour... "Hôtel Amour"...

Only in Paris...

Would such a name exist...

Galeries Lafayette - A rooftop with a view...

"Les Galeries Lafayette"...

The... "Harrods"... of Paris...

Has recently been refurbished.

It's been cold, dark, rainy and dreary à Paris...

Grazie - Our Irresistable Pizzeria à Paris

Oh... by the way, you must... must... visit "Grazie"...

"Fascination" turned to love...

It was fascination...

I know....

We arrived at the Hotel Ritz, in his Bentley, at the Place Vendôme...

Early evening...

We went straight to the "The Bar Vendôme" for our usual drinks - Champagne for me, a Vodka Martini for him.

Second visit to the "Shangri-La" Hotel

On our second visit to the "Shangri-La" Hotel (Avenue d'Iena, 16th arrt.), we found the beautifully constructed and dazzlingly decorated hotel lacking a few touches - which in our opinion will enhance it:

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