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6 weeks in Paris - eating/blogging/eating

Jan 6th, 2011, 11:42 AM
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6 weeks in Paris - eating/blogging/eating

We're staying in a lovely apartment in the 1st for 6 weeks....then off to Venice and Croatia - blog link here (mainly food - we'll get to a museum soon!)

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Jan 6th, 2011, 12:28 PM
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I loved your photos. We were there over Christmas and I loved it...I took several pics at Le Bon Marche and we enjoyed gawking over the food.
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I'm thrilled to see your Parisian blog here as I referenced your South America report while planning our trip down there.
The food photos are terrific. Thanks for sharing.
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I am enjoying your blog so much. Would love a link to your apt. The area looks really great. CJ
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Jan 7th, 2011, 12:06 AM
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Thanks all! Carol Jean here is a link - I thought there was one on the home page but I guess I forgot to put it there


And for good measure, here's the Venice apartment!

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Jan 7th, 2011, 03:33 AM
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Jan 7th, 2011, 08:21 PM
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Stayed in that same wonderful apartment two years ago, and you can't help but enjoy the surroundings. Thanks for sharing your blog and continue to enjoy your travels. EJ
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I am officially envious - what a wonderful trip! I'll be especially interested to read about your experiences in Croatia, which is on my "to visit" list.
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Jan 8th, 2011, 12:38 AM
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elsiejune - it's a lovely apartment, isn't it? I was a little concerned about the area as we usually stay on the Left Bank but the apartment was one of the few I found with an open kitchen which is important to us. It turns out the location is terrific - perfectly situated to walk just about anywhere.

PA_Kathy - I better get going on planning for Croatia! I left it until now because it's not very busy in March so we can book late.
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Jan 8th, 2011, 07:57 AM
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Great blog-- thanks for sharing your adventures!
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Liz, nice find on that Venice apartment. My daughter and I were in Venice over Christmas and stayed in a much smaller place near San Marco. Having explored the city a bit more, I think we would have been very happy in Dorsoduro. (I'll wish you better weather than we had: rain and acqua alta, but we were equipped with umbrellas and rubber boots.)

About your neighbourhood in Paris, you have doubtless explored, but have you found Le Coq Saint-Honoré at 3 rue Gomboust? (It's on the west side of ave de l'Opéra, one block south of rue Danielle Casanova.) They have delicious poultry products; we bought a guineafowl there a few years ago and cooked it for our Christmas dinner. It was supurb.

Another place to take a look: if you walk north through Passage Choiseul (across the street from the apartment) and then walk north on rue de Choiseul between rue Saint-Augustin and rue du 4 Septembre, you will walk by two very old merceries, each displaying sewing and embroidery items in the window. We found it fascinating.

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Jan 8th, 2011, 10:11 AM
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Hi Ernie - funny you should mention Le Coq Saint-Honoré - friends of ours arrive tomorrow from Devon and they are game bird aficiandos - we plan to go there and buy birds to cook in the apartment. I shall report on our success!

Thank you for the merceries info - we've always turned right on rue Saint Augustin - will go straight next time!


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Jan 9th, 2011, 10:48 AM
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This is fantastic. Food porn at its finest. Thanks for constructing such a wonderful blog. Will be hanging on every update.
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It looks really nice!
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