Under this simple name hides a bakery that aims to be a cut above your usual sandwich and Coke joint. Founded in 1889, the family-run business of now part of the same group that owns Ladurée (just across the road!) and is now present in over 25 different countries. Their style of having the oven visible to customers has now been widely emulated.
The range of food on offer includes special breads, traditional French pastries, tarts, salads and sandwiches, all of which are made to traditional recipes (they even have their own set of recipe books).
There are several fast food options on the Champs Elysées, not all of them great value or quality, but if you're looking for something a little tastier, Paul could well be a good choice.
The Grand Palais will be hosting the modern and contemporary art fair better known as “Artparis” this April...
On this occasion, it will showcase the work of a hundred of the most vibrant French and foreign galleries that appear to be particularly representative of the international modern and contemporary art market.
Retaining its modern-contemporary slant, this significant Parisian art event offers a comprehensive overview of modern art from the 1900s onwards while also featuring a wide range of works by major contemporary artists, French or resident in France, and up-and-coming young artists representing the current French art scene.
“Artparis” brings together about a hundred French and foreign galleries from 14 countries under the glass roof of the Grand Palais over a five-day period.
For this edition, artparis will present a thematic exhibition, specifically dedicated to China Contemporary arts.
3 avenue du Général Eisenhower 75008 Paris
Metro: Line 1 or 9 : Champs Elysees Clemenceau of Franklin D. Roosevelt.