Hello - I have been following discussions on Paris and Lyon with GREAT interest, and I feel well-equipped with possibilities for the brief time we will be there - husband is on tour, wife and 5 year old get to tag along for 5 days in France! We are staying in Le Puy en Velay, where I hope to enjoy St. Marcellin cheese, and the lauded lentils. We will have a half day in Lyon where I plan to go to Les Halles, and perhaps a place for lunch (I have 7 on my list!) When we head back north, our hotel is in Malakoff, on the outskirts of sw Paris....I have another long list of lunch and dinner possibilities in Paris, but came up with something I thought the hounds could help with!
We have planned one day to go into Paris proper by metro during the day - particularly to see the Eiffel tower, which my young son is obsessed with. I thought it might be a good idea to get off the train, load up on picnic supplies, and have a leisurely meader around the 7th arrondissement, culminating in a picnic on the grounds.
Sooooo - I would welcome specific suggestions of delicious bread, cheese, charcuterie, or anything else "take-out" style that we can collect and enjoy.
We are staying in Malakoff, so if anyone has any suggestions, I would love to hear them!
Thanks in advance!