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May 10, 2009

Lunch in Paris December 2008

We're in Le Comptoir for lunch. To snag a dinner reservation, we would have had to call months in advance. But (here's a secret) if you wander in around 4 in the afternoon, you can walk right in, sit right down, and have yourself the meal of a lifetime. You see here the menu, written on a mirror, and also Trygve and me in a few years if we move to Paris and indulge in 2 hour lunches of dishes that have never been prepared in such a way ever. Really. Unbelievably good. I could barely stay conscious.

If you double click on the bottom photo, you will see what could have been the woman some decades earlier, seated beside her.


Verda said...

i like like both photos and your commentary. lovely, dear Joan.

David said...

I love the expression on the woman's face and way the windows catch the reflection of the interior lights.

MrsMarinerMagic said...

Wow. This is my new favorite image of Paris. So iconic!