Best of Paris: Unique Dining Experiences
Long considered a culinary capital, Paris offers classic French cuisine with a celebrated history. But classic doesn’t mean boring—you’ll find that there are a number of unique ways to feast on authentic Parisian favorites. Here are your options.
*Sit down to dinner with Parisian localswho can share what it’s like living in the City of Light. You’ll meet your hosts in their own home for an evening of dinner and conversation.
*Watch the high kicks during a Moulin Rouge cabaret showas you feast on a gourmet three-course dinner. Enjoy such specialties as duck foie gras, sea bass fillet with mushroom sauce, and a typically delectable French dessert.
*Visit Vaux-le-Vicomte châteauto see historic horse-drawn vehicles, from a Roman carriage to the 20th-century saloon wagon, before enjoying a three-course candlelit dinner in one of the restaurants on the château grounds.
*Go underground at a Parisian wine cellarfor a multi-course meal, perfectly paired with accompanying wines. Each haute cuisine course is matched with a glass of wine, plus you'll enjoy a glass of Champagne to start and a digestif to finish.
*Head to the water for a cruise on the Seine River, where you’ll admire the sights of Paris and learn about the city’s history from an informative audio guide. Choose a tour that follows the cruise with a meal at Les Ombres Restaurant, located on the rooftop of the Musée du Quai Branly, so you can marvel at panoramic views of Paris and the iconic Eiffel Tower.