Destination: France: Paris
La Cigale Récamier
A Left Bank institution that was upgraded by Gérard Idoux with such a delicate hand that the old guard families who have come here for decades to eat en famille still return. Interesting paintings and piles of art books give the interior dining rooms a homey feel, but the best seats are outside in the tiny place off of the Croix Rouge, which is removed from the hustle and bustle of shoppers but central enough to keep Paris at hand. Soufflés are a specialty of the house, with new ones such as Creole and vanilla added [every month ]to the more traditional choices. This is a great lunch spot for those prowling the boutiques of St. Germain. Closed Sunday. Métro: Sèvres-Babylone.
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