27 Jun '12, 12am

Le Comptoir du Relais, a regular Parisian culinary pilgrimage point: Each time I am in Paris, ... #cooking #recipes

Le Comptoir du Relais, a regular Parisian culinary pilgrimage point: Each time I am in Paris, ... #cooking #recipes

Each time I am in Paris, I am torn between trying out a new restaurant (and thereby discovering a potential gem) or returning to one of my old favorites in the city. On my most recent trip in May, I decided to succumb to my old habits in a city I have come to know well. It was a bright and warm spring day when I arrived from Brussels in the late morning at the Gare du Nord train station. I headed straight for Le Comptoir du Relais bistro at the Hotel Relais Saint-Germain on the left bank in the 6th Arrondissement and got there shortly before noon. A small queue had already formed outside the door (the best thing about Le Comptoir is that no reservations are required on a Sunday. For weekday dinners, the waiting list can stretch for several months in advance). Luckily, I managed to get a table inside the small and cozy 24-seater bistro. There are also seats on the sidewalk ...

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New Custom Parisian Embroidery from a Historic Company

New Custom Parisian Embroidery from a Historic ...

robbreport.com 25 Jun '12, 7am

Noël, a luxury Parisian embroidery studio established in 1883, can claim Queen Elizabeth and Helena Rubenstein as clients ...