Spring has finally arrived in Paris and it seems as if everyone came out to the banks of the Seine to welcome it. I finally felt warm enough to walk around without a jacket:)
My bucket list includes restaurants I have yet to try and La Tour d'Argent is one of them. With a dinner menu at 200€ ($300 US), not counting drinks, it's definitely a special occasion meal unless you have a well stuffed mattress.
Speaking of mattresses, just literally steps away from the restaurant was this bedding store where the display was on sale for 17,036 € ($25,000 US), which was 50 % off the regular price. It's about the price of a midsized car, and I suppose it might be a worthy purchase since most people spend more time sleeping than driving....
Walking around touristy areas in the 5th arrondissement by Notre Dame, there are literally throngs of souvenir shops, bars, and restaurants. Some are rowdy and raunchy, like the Latin Corner Café, where waiters strip, and female patrons leave their bras....(I had to take a picture to prove it is a real place)!
Around the corner were Tunisian desserts galore
and at the corner, Georges Larnicol's fabulous chocolates all decked out for Easter.
Time to go walk off some of that chocolate :)