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Paris: Champs-Elysées or Champs de Mars this Friday?

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Paris: Champs-Elysées or Champs de Mars this Friday?

Kelly | Jan 16, 2006 09:37 AM

Apologies for posing this question (I've done my homework and know Paris very well - just not these neighbourhoods, as far as eating goes) ...

I need to find a restaurant for this Friday for a dinner with an older Parisian couple, whom I *thought* were bons vivants. I'd proposed the following list, culled from old favorites and want-to-try's: L'Avant-Gout, Chez Michel, Le Pré Verre, Le Comptoir du Relais or Le Pamphlet. The response came back: "Don't know these. Are any on the Champs-Elysées or the Champs de Mars?"

If I take this as an indication of their geographical presence ... can anyone help?

I don't really know anything on the C-E, and I've only been to L'Auvergne Gourmande and Le P'tit Troquet near the Eiffel Tower. Liked both, but the first is probably too casual for the Parisian couple, and I just don't feel like wasting a dinner in Paris on the second!

Or do I simply insist that we go to Chez Michel? :+)

Many thanks

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