Looking for a delicious but very relaxed place to grab lunch in Paris (with toddler)?
We are currently living for the short term in Germany and will be visiting family and friends in london. We are taking the train, and somehow, after a 45 minute discussion with the guy in the deutsche-bahn office, managed to get a train ticket with a 4 hour layover in paris. No real protest--a 4 hour layover in Paris, the city, is perhaps a gift (versus a 4 hour layover in de Gaulle airport).
The catch is that i'll be traveling with a 15 month old. I figure that if the weather is nice, we'll walk around one of the parks/gardens, and just walk around essentially. If the weather isn't nice, I'll try strolling him through Musee D'orsay.
BUT...I definitely want to get a nice lunch while we're there. It can be sit down or pick up and picnic. It can be anywhere relatively central. I've been to and enjoyed the falafel place in the Marais which would of course fit the bill, but I've become a little spoiled on the falafel front, as we live full-time in New York and I have access to Taim (which is perhaps the best i've had anywhere, including a couple countries in the MIddle East)
So, does anyone have any suggestions? I guess if the weather is bad, it would be better to find a really casual sit down place that does something great, but if the weather is ok, picnicing might even be ideal. Needless to say, all recommendations are welcome. Cheers!