Any restaurants like Bistro Breteuil?

Aug 1st, 2012, 03:30 AM
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another thing that I have enjoyed about eating there was it did seem there were many locals - several times we had very pleasant conversations with the diners at nearby tables - a nice way to make an international connection!
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Aug 1st, 2012, 10:32 AM
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It's interesting what people care about, I never eat olives before a meal and don't drink the kir royale, I always tell them not to bring it. There is more than enough food already for me, than to be eating olives, and I don't like sweet drinks like that. I just don't liek the conept of olives as appetizers, anyway (they do that in Spain a lot, I know). They do have other desserts, but I really love profiteroles and that was one reason their menu was such a good deal, I thought.

Oh, and you could get fois grois as an appetizer at no extra charge. I don't know any other place that does that, they always charge you 5-10 euro more or something for fois gras. They still don't charge for that.

So I still think it is a pretty good deal given what it includes, all the drinks and the appetizer.
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Aug 1st, 2012, 11:57 AM
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I wish I could have your Kir Royal Christina. I only drink it in Paris. It's just part of a little celebration for being there. I forgot about the olives. I guess I didm't get them last time but I don't like them with a sweet drink. The mille feuilles were not as good They now have a chocolate filling instead of the regular vanilla.
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Aug 1st, 2012, 12:24 PM
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do these restaurants charge the same and have the same menu at lunch? I was looking at La Muette, which is very close to the Marmottan thinking it would be a nice place to have lunch so was curious if it was the same sort of deal. I couldn't tell from the website (though may have missed it!)
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Aug 1st, 2012, 12:43 PM
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I have never been for liunch and can't see it on their site but on Trip Advisor someone mentions a 27E lunch menu.
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Oct 10th, 2012, 02:02 PM
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Hi - Just to let you know that we did go there a few nights ago and it was great! The profiteroles are back but smaller. The name has changed to Le Grand Bistro and the menu has changed a bit. All for the better. I found Paris to be more expensive than ever this time so at 42 euros for three courses, a Kir royal and a bottle of wine for two and coffee I do think it's a very good deal.
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Oct 10th, 2012, 02:16 PM
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Just head to Au Petit Marguery, the one in the 13th. That restaurant also has a mostly prix fixe menu, a pleasant atmosphere, and good service. The food, by the way, is excellent--especially the sautéed wood mushrooms in season (and game, as well).
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Oct 10th, 2012, 02:48 PM
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I'm in London now Underhill. Wish I'd known about Au Petit Marguery
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Oct 20th, 2012, 05:29 AM
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Oh, and the olives are back.
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