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Opened in 1865 by the promoter Moïse Polydore Millaud, on the site of the former National Arena, the street carried until 1897 the name of avenue Millaud. Located near the Gare de Lyon train station, Rue Crémieux is a pedestrian street, paved since 1993, lined with small pavilions of similar profile, with two floors and colored facades. The street also bears the mark of the flood of 1910. Rue Crémieux is accessible by the metro line to the station Quai de la Rapée as well as by the bus lines RATP 20 24 57 61 63 65. it is located In the 12th arrondissement. It begins at the Rue de Bercy and ends at the Rue de Lyon. Here are some photos.

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Located in the chic Rue du Bac, the Italian restaurant Al Dente welcomes you in a rather sober and relaxed decor. On the menu, Italian cuisine enhanced with fresh products: excellent pasta such as Linguine alla bottarga or Tagliatelle black scallops, good pizzas both fine and crispy, but also fish and fine meats . Al Dente an authentic Italian restaurant. I went with my two funny friends  to test out  the restaurant. Excellent food. The service excellent.

Al Dente 38 rue de Varennes 75007 Paris

Metro-Rue du Bac

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A millefeuille or millefeuille is a piece of pastry made of three layers of puff pastry and two layers of pastry cream. The top is iced with icing sugar or fondant. You can add jam or fruit. It was  been created by François-Pierre de La Varenne who described it in his French Cook in 1651. It would then have been perfected by Marie-Antoine Carême, cook of Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord.

Ingredients (for 6 people): For the dough:
– 500 g puff pastry

For the pastry cream:
– 1 egg
– 1/4 liter of milk
– 50 g of sugar
– 35 g flour
– a packet of vanilla sugar

For glazing:
– icing sugar
– a chocolate tile
Or simply powdered sugar which I prefer.
Cooking time: 25 minutes.



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La Cité fleurie is a group of about thirty artists’ studios located between 61-67, boulevard Arago and rue Léon-Maurice-Nordmann, in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. The workshops were built between 1878 and 1888. Paul Gauguin, Amedeo Modigliani, César Domela, Henri Laurens, or Henri Cadiou lived here at the beginning of the twentieth century. Louis Neillot (1898-1973) settled there in 1934 and lived there until 1972. The city is always reserved for artists but it was threatened by promoters in the 1980s, who wanted to build on the site, it has Been rescued by protests which culminated in its classification. Since 1994, it is partially inscribed (facades and roofs) under the title of Historic Monuments.

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The Place de la Concorde is one of the major public squares in Paris, France. Measuring 8.64 hectares (21.3 acres) in area, it is the largest square in the French capital. It is located in the city’s eighth arrondissement, at the eastern end of the Champs-Élysées.

Located on the right bank, in the 8th arrondissement, at the foot of the Champs-Élysées, it connects these, which rise towards the northwest, to the gardens of the Tuileries which extend towards the south-east. Via the Rue Royale, it opens to the north on the Madeleine.

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Belle Maison, 4 rue Navarin 75009 Paris.

TÉL : + 33 1 42 81 11 00 – Metro: St George.

Franck Baranger the chef throws himself into the water for a royal fishing with a siren that gives him good fish for his restaurant.  Awesome cooking in the kitchen only with an unsustainable white burgundy. The catch of the day: the card announces the risotto of squid with celery and chorizo, the octopus of coconut and paimpol of paimpol, the ravioli of poultry and lemon, the monkfish with almonds and spaghetti of courgette, mackerel fillets and cabbage rave Steamed, or quasi-fried veal and potato mousseline with lemon. For dessert, Tatin cream double tart, preserved rhubarb and ice mascarpone, or chocolate ganache with crumble coffee and vanilla ice cream from Madagascar.
I went with a couple of funny guys to  dinners and this restaurant is worth trying it out you would not be disappointed.

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The Sardines Millésimées

Whatever I did not know is the information I will put at your disposal is very interesting. The vintage sardines are prepared in the old style (cutting, evisceration and manual frying and refining for 6 months) at the best time of the season, when the sardine is very tasty. That is a very important point. Do not forget that the sardine improves with time, turn it every 6 months so that the sardine absorbs the oil in a homogeneous way.

Fresh (never frozen) sardines must be sown at the best time (late summer) and in small nets (bolinges) so that their chairs are not compressed.


Fresh (never frozen) sardines must be sown at the best time (late summer) and in small nets so that their chairs are not compressed. So local fishing and quick product processing, traditional oil cooking and not steaming, followed by a long draining. Everything is done by hand. It’s craftsmanship that is much better and much better. Dabs the limp sardine must be presented on the belly or its back. Olive oil must of course be of quality. It is a cheap fish, rich in omega-3, phosphorus, vitamin B3 and vitamin B6. Therefore, it must be consumed before the posted date. If it is sardines Millésimées you can open it after the date is outdated. There is a gentleman who ate a can of sardine Millésimées 30 years after the expiration date. At the opening, the sardines very plump and was a little white. No strong odor but a complex and discreet fragrance. I have to experience it at least once. For some product we go back to the craft industry. The ‘sardinophiles’ therefore collect their boxes of vintage sardine so that they consume only six to twelve years after the date posted on them.



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The Eiffel Tower is a 324 meter-high puddled iron tower (with antennas) located in Paris, at the north-western end of the Champ-de-Mars park on the banks of the Seine in the 7th arrondissement. Built by Gustave Eiffel and his collaborators for the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1889, and initially named “300 meters tower”, this monument has become the symbol of the French capital and a leading tourist site. It is the second most visited site in the world 7 million plus every years. It welcomed its 250 millionth visitor in 2010. From a height of 312 meters, it was the tallest monument in the world for 41 years. Used in the past for many scientific experiments, it now serves as a transmitter of radio and television programs. So I went to see the tower and took some pictures.

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Villa Léandre is a public road located in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. It starts at 23  Avenue Junot and ends in a dead end. Some red-brick houses in Anglo-Saxon style decorate this peaceful and picturesque paved road. The villa Léandre is a road created in 1926; After being called “Villa Junot”, since 1936 it has been named Charles Léandre, a humorist of Montmartre (1862-1934). I was walking in this little charming corner and very beautiful street. Most tourists do not know this hidden street. So I took some pictures.

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Lamarck – Caulaincourt is a metro station in Paris located on line 12 in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. Rue Lamarck, which is the unique and very picturesque entrance as it is surrounded by two stairways on the rue Pierre-Dac betraying the rugged terrain near the butte Montmartre (one sees it in the film The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain but presented at the end of the rue des Martyrs, where the Abbesses station is actually located). I went to Lamarck and I walked to Abbess and here are some photos.