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Feb 21, 2011 11:29 AM

Paris Dishes for Two

What are your favorite dishes for two in Paris? We are celebrating an anniversary and are trying to think of all the great two person plats. I've seen some mentioned in previous posts, but I can't find a thread of greatest hits and personal favorites. Côte de boeuf, roast chicken, seafood towers, kidneys, whatever. We are in the €50/person range but I'm curious to hear what's out there at any price.

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    1. re: Parigi

      Probably not anniversary material, but we really enjoyed the cote de boeuf for 2 at Robert & Louise in the Marais ~ perfectly rare tender beef with simple salad and potatoes. Be prepared to share your table, but that can be part of the fun. We shared ours with a retired art historian and his wife who live half the year in Paris. Lovely social evening, very basic decor and good, hearty comfort food ~ sometimes, that's all one wants or needs!


      1. re: parisjo

        Roast duck with foie for 2 at La Regalade St. Honore. One of the best meals ever! It's a chalkboard special so not available every night.

    2. Cotes de Boeuf at L'Ami Louis
      Roasted foie gras entire at Chez L'Ami Jean
      Game Pithiviers at Le Cinq
      Cotes du Porc or Cotes du Veau at Le Grand Pan

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        1. re: souphie

          "a big needle and goes inside the bird, makes the breast thicker and therefore less dry (I like to call it the wonderbra effect)"

          Didn't we have a 3-way on that?
          My mistake. We had some other foie gras-on-foie gras decadence. You guys had that in an 8-way without me.

          1. re: Parigi

            8 way,8 way, at my age a 1 way is acceptable