From our roving reporters David and Jackie - The new restaurant in Paris:
A new gastronomic star is in the sky over Paris - Restaurant "l'Oiseau Blanc" perched at the top of the new hotel Peninsula Paris. Not just the views but the fantastic cuisine make it an instant hit!
A stone’s throw from the Arc de Triomphe on the chic Avenue Kleber, it took six years for the restoration of this great hotel where Gershwin wrote “An American in Paris”. We were escorted to past chandelier'd and ultra posh public spaces to the lift that zipped up to the rooftop glass enclosed restaurant "L’Oiseau Blanc", one of the most unique we’ve ever visited. The restaurant is named in memory of "L’Oiseau Blanc" after the biplane that disappeared in May of 1927
A replica of L’Osieau Blanc haunts the glorious terrace outside the restaurant. Just as we lifted our glasses of chilled Laurent Perrier Rose Champagne, the young man at the next table dropped to one knee, held out a diamond ring and proposed to his lovely girl friend. She broke into tears, whispered “Yes!” and we and the other diners applauded and toasted the attractive couple. Chef Sidney Redel offers two different 3-course menus simple but elegant.
A great new restaurant in a fine new Peninsula hotel in Paris. The Peninsula Paris
19 Avenue Kléber
Paris, France, 75116
Tel: +33 1 5812 2888 email WebSite
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