Leave your diet at home folks because the French love butter! As Julia Child said “With enough butter, anything is good.”
I struggled with the title on this post. I didn’t just “eat” in Paris… I stuffed my face in Paris! But I wasn’t sure how a post titled “Stuffing your Face in Paris” would be received. But seriously I stuffed my face in Paris…I think the only time I wasn’t eating was while we were walking between bakeries or while we were in the Musée de l’Orangerie (my favorite museum…we actually went twice and we were only in Paris for 2 days).
I had mapped out all the bakeries I wanted to go to on a map, and my mom and I spent a whole afternoon working the subway system to hit most of them. Now I realize most people aren’t as into bakery hopping as I am, but my advice on how to tackle food while traveling is to mark all the places you are remotely interested in on a google map. Then while you are site seeing and want to stop for food, you’ll know what you’re near.
Highlights:If you just want a couple of places to try, I would suggest getting to Berthillion for the best ice cream, either Hugo & Victor or Pierre Herme for the best macaron, and L’Auberge de la Reine Blanche for the best meal. (more…)
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