Monday, May 23, 2011

Restaurant Laperouse~ Missing Paris Day

Thought you might enjoy these photos 
of the Restaurant Laperouse on the banks of the Seine.

I adore the exquisite old paintings found on ancient buildings in Paris,
frequently on the sides of what used to be,
and sometimes still are, boulangeries.

Founded in 1766, the restaurant and bar Laperouse
sit in an old, restored Parisian mansion along the quai
with a view of the Seine.

I'll have my kir in a window seat, thank you very much. 

Located at 51, Quai des Grands Augustins in the 6th,
see more photos and a glimpse of the ethereal interior at Laperouse Restaurant.

"Boire sans soif et faire l'amour en tout temps, Madame, il n'y a que ca qui nous distingue des autres betes." ~Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

('Drinking without being thirsty 
and making love at any time, Madame, 
there is nothing else that distinguishes us from the other animals.')

(Photos copyright: Kirsten Steen)


  1. Oh it looks divine, Kirsten! And a kir royale would be just perfect... I have a fun giveaway going on that I would love for you to enter, stop by when you have a chance!
    Have a great week,

  2. Good morning dear Kirsten! These photos are just the thing that would make my Paris Link Party so fun! Are you sure you don't want to just share some of your fabulous works? I LOVE THE COLORS THAT THE FRENCH USE!!! Anita

  3. Oh Kirsten, have a wonderful weekend and yes, if you can, PLEASE COME OVER and see my Paris post and then maybe hop over to see some of the 60 participants!!! I think the diverse presentation of our lovely city will be so fun. THANKS FOR COMING OVER MY FRIEND! Anita

  4. I love your Blog! You have such a good taste! I borrowed some pics from a remarkable note you did on Ladurée and gave you credits in my blog! So thankful for those images, gorgeous! A huge hug and congrats for this oasis on the blogosphere! XoXo

  5. As always, when I come here I feel thrilled, inspired, and full of longing to travel, travel, travel. Hello, my friend!


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