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Trip Report I'll Never Need Turkey Again: Thanksgiving in Paris

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Here’s a quickie report for our Thanksgiving trip to Paris.

Mission:
1) Visit our study-abroad student daughter, who lives in the 7th and studies in the 16th, over Thanksgiving
2) Take her winter clothing and down coat
3) Bring back her summer clothing
4) Eat massive quantities of French food

Length of Stay: November 24 through November 30 departure

Temperature/Outerwear Needed:
Ranged from low of around 32, high of around 57 during our stay. Wind as always along Seine and open spaces. Wore down coat, gloves and scarf for most of stay but never needed a lot of layers or silk underwear the way I usually do January and February. Spot of rain--but we were never out in it.

Accommodations:
Paris Vacation Apartment on 26 Rue Fabert (in 7th near Invalides)
http://www.parisvacationapartments.com

Restaurants Visited:

Reed
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/818648 (Joan’s entry)
Dinner
A first visit for all of us

Le Florimond
http://leflorimond.com/
Dinner
4th time for me, 3rd time for daughter, 1st time for husband

Le Violon d'Ingres
http://www.maisonconstant.com/eng_violon.htm
Dinner
2nd time for daughter, 1st time for husband and me

Les Cocottes
http://www.maisonconstant.com/eng_cocottes.htm
Lunch
2nd for me, 1st for husband

Café Constant
http://www.maisonconstant.com/eng_cafe.htm
Dinner, Breakfast
1st for husband and me

Le Casse Noix
http://www.le-cassenoix.fr/
Dinner
1st for all of us

Pottoka
http://parisbymouth.com/our-guide-to-paris-pottoka/
Lunch
1st for husband and me

Le Petit Troquet
http://restaurant.abemadi.com/f/74.html
Dinner
3rd for me and 1st for husband

To Be Continued

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