Mr. cthoops and I are headed to Paris for the first time at the end of September. We love cheese (all kinds) and have happily noticed that many restaurants have a "cheese course" that comes out after the main course. I've read many accounts of people helping themselves to a variety of cheeses, but I was just wondering how the cost is calculated? Is it based on how many you take, a flat fee, or just included in the prix fixe? I'm trying to avoid an unpleasant surprise when the check is presented!