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Help me narrow down Paris choices for May 2013

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Diane in Bexley Feb 17, 2013 09:54 AM

We would like to stay within walking distance of our rental apartment (Rue de Grenelle & Blvd Raspail)

We are mother and daughter (21) with somewhat adventerous taste, looking for good value food. We compiled a long list of places, please help us narrow this down. We don't really plan to cook much - will do breakfast in the apt., lunch near our sightseeing, and want to do dinner close to the apt. Thanks!

Le Nemrod
Pierre Herme
Angelina
La Marlotte
LE P'TIT TROQUET
THOUMIEUX
CHEZ L'AMI JEAN
RELAIS DE L'ENTRECÔTE
LADURÉE (salon de thé)
FISH (la boisonnerie)
Bar de la Croix Rouge
LE COMPTOIR
Semilla
Reed
Au Pied de Fouet
Au Babylone
H. Kitchen
Vin et Maree
Gerard Mulot (take away food)
Le Severo
Chez Denise
Le P'tit Troquet
Le Florimond
Cafe Constant
Chez L'Ami Jean
Jacques Genin - caramels
Chez Robert & Louise
Josephine Dumont
Le Regalade
Gusto Italia
Chez Fernand
Angelina's - hot chocolate
Oudino
Thoumieux

Patisseries/Boulangeries
Pierre Herme
La Patisserie des Reves
La Grande Epicerie at Bon Marche (food hall)
Dalloyau
Thierry Renard - croissants
Bread & Roses - croissants
Poinane - bread & croissants
Cafe Pouchkine - Blvd Haussmann

  1. John Talbott Feb 17, 2013 10:07 AM

    I'm not quite sure what differentiates CAP'D ones but here goes - in some sort of rank order:
    CHEZ L'AMI JEAN
    Le Regalade (both)
    Le Comptoir (I assume you mean de Relais)
    H. Kitchen
    Le Severo (or the Bis de)
    Chez Denise (aka La Tour de Montlhéry)
    FISH (la boisonnerie)
    Semilla
    Reed (Catherine I assume)
    Cafe Constant
    Josephine AKA Chez Dumonet
    RELAIS DE L'ENTRECÔTE
    Laduree for breakfast or take-out
    Never been to Gusto Italia sorry

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      Diane in Bexley Feb 17, 2013 11:59 AM

      Thanks John! The capitals are the ones my DD found. Which would you suggest for Saturday night reservation? Not sure if we will dine in on Sunday, as there is supposed to be a nice market near us. Thinking we will do the roast chicken and frites take out - any particular place near us? Really appreciate your help.

      1. re: Diane in Bexley
        John Talbott Feb 17, 2013 12:06 PM

        "chicken and frites take out - any particular place near us"
        No idea; I live way on the other side of town. But there's a thread on roast/rotisseried chickens down a bit.
        As for Saturday night, best to run through your list thru Google and see each one's opening/closing days.

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      limoen Feb 17, 2013 09:56 AM

      I went to Jacques Genin. They do good hot chocolate there, too. Only order one between two, they're very rich. They serve iced water with them and a small taster of chocolates.

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