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6 days in Paris, and couple of questions about specific restaurants

spicychow | Oct 25, 2012 12:02 PM

Hi there,

My husband and I will be leaving for our belated honeymoon to Paris and Italy in couple of days. Since he is swamped at work (byproduct of taking 3 wks off), I have had to do a lot of research on my own for all things related to the trip... (and I'm kinda swamped at work too).

So...the trip framework is set, and I've done my fair share of perusing the chowhound board for restaurant ideas, but wanted a bit more feedback.

Sunday: we get in the morning. I was planning on Le Comptoir du Relais for dinner, since they don't take reservations anyways. We are not set on lunch, although I was thinking Relais de L'entrecote for steak and frites.

Monday: open

Tuesday: Have reservations for dinner at Au Petit Sud Ouest, mainly because foie gras is illegal in CA and it looked like it specialized in foie gras? Also they were very responsive with their email in setting up the reservation, which has not been the case with some other restaurants.

Wed: Day trip to Versailles, so hopefully do a picnic for lunch. Dinner, I'm waiting to hear back from FL Restaurant regarding reservation

Thurs: Hopefully lunch at Spring, also waiting for confirmation. Dinner is open, and I was hoping to go to Perre Sang, before 7.

Leave for Rome on Fri morning.

My questions were: We do want an authentic parisian bistro experience at least once. Is Chez Josephine Dumonet a good place for that, and what are the chances without reservations?

Also we heard that oysters are great in Paris during this time of the year. Any recs specifically for oysters, or are they just everywhere.

Anywhere else other than Pierre Sang, Les Cocottes and Le comptoir for restaurants without reservations... is the wine bar of Chez L'ami Jean worth it for dinner one of the nights?

Thank you so much in advance, just getting some feedback would be greatly appreciated.

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