Category Archives: restaurant

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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Paris: A Restaurant Re-Visited

Les Petites Ecuries I wrote about this restaurant before (https://vivsfrenchadventures.wordpress.com/2015/04/09/and-testing-the-new-in-paris/ ) 40 Rue des Petites Ecuries, 10th arrondissement, not too far from Gare de l’Est. Closest Metro stop: Chateau d’Eau.  We remembered this place from a previous visit to the … Continue reading

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A New Favorite Restaurant

L’Oustagou in Clermont-Ferrand 1 rue du Terrail (just off Place de la Victoire, overlooking the back of the Cathedral) This might be our new favorite place in Clermont-Ferrand and one of our best in France. It’s billed as a traditional … Continue reading

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A Place Full Of Atmosphere

Where to Eat in Paris: Another New Find For Us L’Atmosphere 49 rue Lucien Sampaix (10th arr) Not far from the Gare de l’Est and on the street facing Canal St Martin. A winning combo—great service, a lively buzz, good … Continue reading

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A Tour de France Joke? Mystery?

Fact: British Chris Froome won the 2016 Tour de France for the third time on Sunday. Congrats to him and the other winners, and all the riders. Fact: As the BBC says, Froome “becomes just the eighth rider to win … Continue reading

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Le Recrutement Cafe-Brasserie

Paris: Le Recrutement 36 Blvd. de la Tour Maubourg (7th), corner of Rue Sainte Dominique. In the vicinity of both Invalides and Eiffel Tower. This neighborhood place and sports bar is a convivial local meeting spot. Locals come for ‘Happy … Continue reading

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Paris: And Another New

Caffe Jadis, 40 rue Notre Dame de Lorette (in the Opera Garnier area) Caffe Jadis is another new one (to us) that we’d return to if we’re in this part of Paris. It’s just up from our hotel and the hotel … Continue reading

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