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♥ Breakfast in Paris: Café Constant

The Café Constant is on my list of favourite Parisian cafes. It’s not that I have visited all the thousands of cafes in the City of Light to compile a definitive list of my top ten: rather the Café Constant became a favourite by default as it’s close to where I normally stay when I visit Paris. It’s good, so if I hadn’t discovered it by virtue of its proximity I am sure I would have truffled it out with the aid of one of my trusty guidebooks.

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♥ La Fontaine de Mars

On Monday the President and the First Lady of the United States of America Barack and Michelle Obama will arrive in Ireland on a brief visit.   When the couple are at home in Washington they often eat out on a ‘date night’ at one of the capital’s restaurants.  As they are in Ireland for a short visit, it is unlikely they will visit one of Dublin’s restaurants.  Almost two years ago when they were on a trip to the French capital they ate with friends at a Parisian bistro.  This was somewhat controversial at the time, as the US president, had turned down an invitation to dine at the Élysée Palace with President Nicolas Sarkozy while he was in Paris.

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