My husband and I just won a free trip to Paris, and we are going in June.
I lived there during college and lived on baguettes, and I returned with a vegetarian friend about ten years ago. This will be my first experience actually *EATING* in Paris. And we are going kid free and want an over-the-top sexy week, dressing to the nines every day. (We won a week at the Ritz!)
I seek two restaurants for formal lunches, where the atmospheres are very contrasting in style, but food and service are outstanding. One in a beautifully historic building (Like Le Grand Vefour?) and one that enjoys something with a garden or a light and airy room.
We prefer newer cuisine that is lighter, healthier, and more creative. We tend to eat seasonally and organic at home. Traditional French preparations are too rich for us most of the time.
We are keen admirers of design and architecture, hence the emphasis on the surroundings as well.
Where should we go for these fantasy experiences that transport you to dining bliss?