It's no secret that I love food. Even though this is a little off-topic, I thought I'd share some of the good eats I discovered in Paris. If you're going on vaca or taking a honeymoon abroad, take note! Paris isn't the most affordable place for eating, so we alternated between eating out and preparing meals in our apartment. I'll be back next week with patisseries and more, but until then have a great weekend.
24 Rue de Rivoli, 4th
We chose a sunny seat on the sidewalk where we could enjoy this gem of a café. In addition to the herbed cheese tartine we began the meal with, my friend and I both ordered the superb chevre on toasted bread and a divine tarte tatin. Yum!
Pancake Square (aka Crêperie des Canettes)
10 Rue des Canettes, 6th
Despite its goofy name, Pancake Square was a sweet little creperie with meal options at a decent price. I enjoyed a lovely mushroom and cheese crepe for less than $10. Sigh...
139 Rue Saint-Dominique, 7th
I read about Cafe Constant in several places before I left and was excited to try it. We scored the last table downstairs and were surrounded by nothing but locals. A good sign, for sure! The artichoke heart and mushroom salad was so fresh and clean tasting that I think I'll be dreaming about it for years to come. I also ordered a roast chicken with what might have been the most flavorful and tender fingerling potatoes I've ever tasted.
61 Rue Bonaparte, 6th
This was the first place we stopped after arriving in Paris last week. Located just around the corner from our apartment in Saint Germain-des-Pres, Le Bonaparte offered us very friendly service and a great, unpretentious meal. I ordered a croque madam and my vegetarian friend had a nice omelet. Both were delish and at a much lesser price than the dishes found at the famous Cafe de Flore sitting one block away.