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If there is one institution that summarises Paris' history, it's Lapérouse. The legendary Rive Gauche restaurant has witnessed the city's cultural zeitgeist since it was built by Monsieur Lefèvre, the king's wine merchant, in 1766 but, it was only a century later, after Jules Lapérouse bought it and gave it his name, that it became Paris's most celebrated restaurant; A placeRead more from www.wallpaper.com
Les Desserts (all at 20 Euros)
Millefeuille glacé, Caramel et fruit de la passion
Profiterole, Vanille et chocolat de Madagascar
Savarin à la rose Framboises fraîches et crème légère coco
Vacherin Lapérouse, Fraises gariguettes, mousse de lait et éclats de meringue soufflée
Fruits rouges, Jus de cuisson, chantilly vanilla
Glaces & sorbets Façon Lapérous
You had me at Profiterole
These stunning pictures all feature in a new book in Amber Books' Visual Explorer Guide series called Paris, by Alastair Horne.Read more from Mail Online
I saw a story about this today.
It's not enough that this guy invented a flying hover-board - that's great! But to carry a gun to show its military potential as a sales pitch was a dick move.
With a collection of powerful European leaders present at France's annual Bastille Day celebrations, the biggest crowd-pleaser is the man who rockets through the air on a hoverboard.Read more from ABC News
You are talking serious money here for one of those things $400,000 each!
Only the military can afford to develop such luxuries and make them safe, which can easily kill you if they fail unexpectedly!
What evidence do you have that "Paris was mesmorized?" Having witnessed such parades, I know that if you just go around the corner, the bars and restaurants are full of people who could not care less, who wants to spend a day off watching a parade?
My village of 5000 has big spectacular events, the streets are mobbed, but at the same time the bars along the Street of the events, are packed with the locals, who have Little interest in what is happening just outside. After Easter Sunday mass, there is a procession from the church to the city hall with more people in the procession then watching it, and more in the bars ignoring it, then or watching the procession. This is also true in Barcelona at the festivals, more in the event then spectators, and more of both paying no attention.