Spending 48 hours in Paris, I need the best of the best reccomendations
I will be spending 48 hours in Paris at the end of January, this is my first time there. I need the best recommendations for things I can not miss. I will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Paris - Madeleine on Boulevard Malesherbes.
I am hoping to find the best breakfast, lunch, snack, bakery, dinner, cheese, wine....
Any and all recommendations are appreciated. Thanks!
Dodo is right. Here are some elements, though.
You'll be very close from Caves Augé for wine and spirituous, a great place. Also very close to the überfancy food shopping at Hédiard and Fauchon on the Place de la Madeleine. Top restaurants abound. There is also a Kayser bakery up the bd Malesherbes, they are candidates for best in town.
Breakfast at le Bristol used to be out of this world good but DCM's friends were unimpressed and the chef pastry changed, which maybe are two things related. Or DCM's friends are wrong.
Best lunch is either Savoy or Le Cinq, menus at 100 and 85 respectively. Rostang and Ledoyen also possible contenders.
As my friends bought you lunch at Le Grand, you know them and you know they are not wrong. It was not that it was bad, just not super. Just had breakfast at Balthazar's in Manhattan. Just a bread/patisserie basket and coffee. It was better in ambiance and content than any breakfast had in Paris, for me, perfect. To the poster, as Dodo says read past posts.
May I suggest that you scroll back a couple of pages or use the search function, since your question has been discussed over and over again already, especially regarding best bakeries, cheese shops, breakfasts, etc. And then, 'best' is very personal. I'd prefer to see 'good' or 'you liked' instead.
Also, depends on what you intend to spend for lunch and dinner and what type of restaurant and cuisine you favour. Just too many options around, and then, some restos will be closed over weekends.