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Unforgettable dining recs for dad and 10 year old daughter

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Unforgettable dining recs for dad and 10 year old daughter

nancoise | Mar 22, 2007 03:57 AM

Bonjour mes fellow foodies!
I'm trying to make some recs for my friend who is travelling to Paris end of next week for 8 days with his daughter on her first time trip. While she eats like a bird, I'm looking for a restaurant that will be flexible by offering her roast chicken or pasta, etc.

I've been a frequent visistor and used to live in Paris years ago but am not as current on the most up to date news except for what I read on Chowhound.
Here are my recs:

-La Cagouille- was thinking of this for Sunday night as I've been there instead of L'Ami Louis, the latter which I've read on recent posts is not what it was
-Le Procope - I know this may be touristy but thought it would be a good historical experience for her. Should I skip it and find another place? Is there a restaurant called 1869 which is a type of "musuem" eating experience I heard about once?
- Ze Kitchen Gallerie
-Les Petits Marsellais is this a good place? Never been here
-Le Petit Troquet - never been here either
- Cafe Marly and L'As du Falafel for lunch when they are at the Louvre and Marais, respectively. What's a great lunch spot near Musee Nissim de Camondo in the Parc Monceau area? What about a great lunch spot near the Eiffel Tower off the Champ des Mars or near Les Invalides?
-Le Vieux Bistrot at night on L'ile St. Louis - unless you recommend another restaurant on the island which is much better. I know there are several...
- La Coupole - while I used to love this place for what it is, I know this is formulaic as far as it being one in a "chain", is there another grand old bistro which will be total drama in it's architecture and the food is excellent?
- a few places to eat in the 16th at night for dinner as options (they're staying at the Sofitel Hotel Dokhans)
- Ethnic - what fantastic thai or vietnamese is there along with an Italian option?
-I've got Angeline down as well as many of the other classics.

I truly want this trip for them to be perfect and was hoping that someone could respond.
Je vous remercie!!!
Nancoise

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