40 Hours in Paris

In Paris, Tony does as the French do. He sips coffee at Le Pure Café, sits down at Le Dome for an enormous shellfish tower, discovers the lost art of bread baking and indulges in a guilty pleasure: a duck press.

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Au Passage‬‬

Tony eats lunch with Louis Daboussy at Au Passage, one of the best new restaurants in town serving fresh contemporary French cuisine at a fixed price. The lunch here is one of the best bargains in town, at night it turns into a good wine bar.

1b Passage Saint-Sébastien‬
75011 Paris, France‬‬‬

 
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Aux Deux Amis‬‬

Aux Deux Amis is a wine bar with classic 70s décor and nouveau bistro dishes in the Oberkampt neighborhood. Belly up to the bar for a glass of natural wine, snack on tapas and rub shoulders with a good mix of the young and old.

45 Rue Oberkampf‬
75011 Paris, France‬‬‬

 
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Berthillon

Tony has Berthillon ice cream on the Isle St. Louis. Have a cone of their famous French ice cream and then take a walk to the banks of the Seine.

31 Rue Saint-Louis en l'Île‬
75004 Paris, France‬‬‬

 
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Bistrot Paul Bert‬

Tony and sidekick Franz Lang enjoy one of the best traditional bistros in Paris. Bistrot Paul Bert boasts some of the best steak frites in town. It is tucked on Rue Paul Bert, an interesting street in the lesser-known 11th arrondissement.

18 Rue Saint-Louis en l’lle
75004 Paris, France

 
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Camion Qui Fume

Tony goes to check out this new and strange phenomenon of food trucks that have recently opened for the first time in Paris. At Camion Qui Fume, Tony gets a cheeseburger and is quietly impressed with this French take on an American classic.

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Du Pain et des Idées‬ ‎‬

Tony meets owner and baker Christophe Vasser who describes his philosophy on bread. Du Pain et des Idées specializes in renaissance-era recipes, and the counters are lined with carmelized apple tarts, small savory fugasse rolls and perfumed Brioche.

34 Rue Yves Toudic‬
75010 Paris, France‬‬‬

 
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Hotel Amour

Hotel Amore is a stylish and reasonably priced hotel that features "love hotel-style" rooms. The hotel also has a good bar and restaurant with an outdoor courtyard.

8 Rue de Navarin
75009 Paris, France‬

 
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Hotel Particulier Montmartre‬‬

Hotel Particulier is located in the heart of historical Montmartre and nestled in a secret passage.

23 Avenue Junot‬‬‬
75018 Paris, France‬‬‬

 

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