Paris: From Food to Art
Collected by Irene Wang , AFAR Staff
November is the perfect month to go slow travel in Paris with an itinerary solely dedicated to food and art to nourish the body and the soul. Not only you get to wander in museums with fewer crowds, but also have easier reservations at popular bistros to rub shoulders with the local trendy crowds.
The Musée Rodin has most of Rodin's significant creations, including The Thinker, The Kiss, and the unfinished Gates of Hell. On a sunny day, spend some quiet time and reflect on life with The Thinker in the stunning sculpture garden. Go early in...
80 Rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris, France
With Michelin-quality food, a casual and friendly atmosphere, and shared plates that won’t break the bank, Clamato (sister restaurant to the much-hyped Septime next door) is a bistronomic hit. Arrive around 7 p.m. to get a seat without...
1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
Small enough to get around without being overwhelmed, the Musée d'Orsay is a favorite stop in Paris not just for its size but for its collection of Impressionist, Postimpressionist, and art nouveau art. Perfectly set in the center of the...
32 Rue Saint-Maur, 75011 Paris, France
For food from the most exciting female chef in Paris, Le Servan is the spot. Here, you can enjoy shared plates courtesy of Tatiana Levha, who has extensive experience at two of the most distinguished temples of haûte cuisine in Paris,...
In the heart of the Marais, this is the place to come for a quick lunch before you stroll down cobbled streets, go boutique hoppings, and check out the Centre Pompidou. My main reason to visit was to try the famed French onion soup and it surely...
Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France
The Centre Pompidou, France's national museum of modern art, led the way for steel-and-glass buildings in the 1970s. Now the museum leads the way in modern art with its extraordinary collection, currently the world's second largest....
62 Rue des Archives, 75003 Paris, France
Lions and tigers and bears…oh my, this museum has everything for the aspiring naturalist. Examining the relationship of human and animal throughout history, original displays of classic and contemporary art mingle with taxidermic animals,...
15 Rue de la Tour des Dames, 75009 Paris, France
Named as one of the 38 essential restaurants in Paris by Eater, Détour is one of the best buys in Paris right now. After working in a variety of top-notch kitchens, chef Adrien Cachot opened his first restaurant in an alley of the Nouvelle-Athènes...
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