Paris next week - restaurant decisions to make
Hi fellow gourmands:
My husband and I are going to Paris next week for 3 nights, and need to narrow down our list. The trip is somewhat impromptu, thus the last minute dash for places to eat. We're not looking for 3-star experiences, or food overload, but rather just an excellent range of places to eat. We consider the vibe and service to be as important as the food, so are looking for places that are wonderful, relaxed and can cook their brains out. We lived in Paris for two years awhile back, so are not intimidated by either food or the language. We're staying in the Marais but are not limited by location.
Here's where we are so far:
Le Souk (or)
Au Fil de Saisons (have for lunch and are trying for dinner)
L'Atelier Maitre Albert (husband's idea; I've seen some not so great reviews from Chowhounders)
Carre des Feuillants - too elaborate
I have read that Chez Denise is closed while we're there, and have heard of Chez Clovisse as a potential replacement?
Thanks in advance for your wise counsel.