Thursday, April 24, 2008

Guess who is gonna be dessert?

Isn't it the height of nonchalance
Furnishing a bed in restaurants?

Well, a little dinner never hurt.
But guess who is gonna be dessert?

I haven't seen the musical comedy Funny Girl in years. But I can still sing along with the lyrics as if it were yesterday. The naive Fanny Brice and the oh-so-suave Nicky Arnstein singing "You are Woman, I am Man." Not exactly A Man and a Woman, but the passion potential is still so very French.

I thought of Funny Girl as I passed by the famed restaurant Lapérouse today, knowing of its reputation for offering romantic private dining rooms complete with chaise longue and discreet wait staff.

I wonder if Laperouse could have been the inspiration for the restaurant in that fabulous seduction scene with Barbra Streisand and Omar Sharif.

--A bit of paté?

-- I drink it all day...

Restaurant Lapérouse
51 quai des Grands Augustins
75006 Paris
01 43 26 68 04


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Polly-Vous Francais said...

Dear spammer-advertiser-person.

Please go away, s'il vous plait. Basta!

Unknown said...


Nothing like this in my hometown.

Vive Paris!

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Polly-Vous Francais said...

Mimi -- I'm still singing this song. There are better ones to have stuck in one's head, but it keeps me laughing.

KK and SalGal -- it looks as though you two are having lots of fun!

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