Category Archives: cafe

Faubourg 34—Our “Local Place”

Learning to be a local at Faubourg 34, situated at 34 Rue du Faubourg Montmartre (9th) The last few times we were in Paris we’ve stayed at the Hotel Aida Opera (rue Richer, in the 9th) and have been very happy … Continue reading

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Le Dome, Dijon

After wandering around Les Halles Market in Dijon for a couple of hours and being stimulated by all the wonderful produce and foods displayed there it was definitely time for lunch. All along the edge of the square in which Les … Continue reading

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Things Change, Things Stay the Same

Café du Marché on rue Cler (7th arrondissement) Things change, things stay the same I’ve written about Café du Marché before, see here https://vivsfrenchadventures.wordpress.com/2015/04/30/paris-another-tried-and-true-cafe/ It’s always been one of our favorites for lunch, so we returned when we visited Paris … Continue reading

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Twinings Tea Room in Paris

Twinings Tea Room Feel like a little bit of England in the heart of Paris? Feel a hankering for the tea-room atmosphere and some tasty scones? Well, this is just the place. I have been into the WH Smith English … Continue reading

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Cafe near the Grand Palais, Paris

Le Grand Palais Restaurant,  21 Ave D. Franklin Roosevelt If you are planning on visiting the Grand Palais and are looking for somewhere for lunch or a snack, this is a good place. We were going to a special exhibit … Continue reading

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Eating Around Gare de Bercy

 Bercy Café On recent trips in France we have quite frequently traveled from, or to, Gare de Bercy—often on our way to Clermont-Ferrand. On a couple of occasions, we’ve arrived at Bercy with a number of hours to spare before our … Continue reading

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La Trinitaine and Breton Galette Cookies

Good marketing by Cows (on Parade), and What’s in a Name? Biscuits, Galettes, Palets? La Trinitaine: Located at Kerluesse, Saint-Phillbert, Morbihan Last summer we spent some time in Brittany. We used a few different towns as bases to explore the … Continue reading

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