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Anniversary trip to Paris incl. wedding present dinner for friends

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Anniversary trip to Paris incl. wedding present dinner for friends

sam920 | Apr 26, 2010 04:55 PM

Thanks so much to everyone for all of the helpful posts. I know people ask this all the time, but I'd love your help in narrowing down my list for my upcoming trip to Paris. My husband and I are going for our 2nd anniversary at the end of May. We live in NYC and looooove to eat, so you can imagine how excited we are for this trip (especially since it will be my husband's first time in Paris). We will be there for 7 lunches and dinners and would like to have a good mix of upscale and casual meals.

This is what my list looks like so far:

Chez L’Ami Jean
Josephine-Chez Dumonet
Frenchie
Jules Verne for lunch
Georges in the Centre Pompidou – is this worth going for brunch/lunch or just drinks?
L’Hotel
Astier
Le Dome du Marais
La Souffle
Chez Grenouille
Le Vingt de Bellechasse
Le Voltaire
Le Poule au Pot

Are there any glaring omissions that come to mind immediately? I'd also love to do a picnic lunch one day in the Place des Vosges, so I'd really appreciate recommendations for any good markets or prepared food shops nearby.

Lastly, we have friends from London who will be meeting us for the weekend. We owe them a wedding present so would like to treat them to a special dinner. They're very close friends who we don't get to see often enough, and the 4 of us can get pretty boisterous when we're together so we definitely don't want to go anywhere that's too stuffy or formal with them. Do you have a suggestion either from the list above or anywhere else that would be good/fun for this occasion? We would be willing to spend up to ~250 euros including drinks (of which there will likely be many!) for this dinner.

Thanks very much in advance!

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