Monday, January 11, 2010

a moveable feast

{coquilles st jacques}

{market bounty}

{fresh sea urchin}

{fromage}

{clementines}

Our first day in Paris we signed up for a market walk with the lovely Meg Zimbeck and Context Travel. Meg introduced us to the wonders of Ble Sucre {the most amazing bakery} and Le Baron Rouge {a fabulous local oyster and wine bar}. We even sampled some fresh sea urchin, straight from the shell!

To top off our amazing tour she took a moment to write down the names and addresses of her favorite restaurants in Paris. Kiwi and I loved all of her picks... We had the best meal of our trip at Chez Janou {the scallops were to die for} per her fabulous recommendation. Thank you for a wonderful tour Meg, it was the perfect way to kick off our honeymoon!

"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast."
-Ernest Hemingway

*Kiwi and I chose to take Mr. Hemingway literally on this one... Paris did not disappoint.

11 comments:

  1. GORGEOUS post ...and refreshing!

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  2. Looks very much like the way I imagine paradise.

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  3. oh my my. such gorgeous food! what a wonderful honeymoon - hemingway's paris!

    (cute blog by the way!)

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  4. i need to go to paris again asap, and this time, i won't have a giant pack strapped to my back. :) the food pictures are beautiful, and a moveable feast is one of my favorite books!

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  5. OMG, that sounds amazing. Totally sending this to the hubs!!

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  6. This is exactly how I picture Paris. fresh sea urchin and all! Thank you for sharing.

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  7. So tempted to book a Eurostar ticket and drop in on one of my best friends, now!

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  8. Hello,
    You commented on my blog awhile ago, and I'm glad you did because I find your blog very refreshing =)
    Paris sounds beautiful, looking forward to your future posts!

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  9. What an enviable spread; I'm hungry just looking at it. Looks like you had an amazing time.

    (I have the same ear warmer as you)! :)

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