Au Pied de Cochon, 6 rue Coquillière, Les Halles 01-40-13-77-00 pieddecochon.com. Open daily since 1946, this 24-hour brasserie serves traditional French fare and is famed for its onion soup and meat dishes. Entrees start at $35.
Ladurée (Champs Elysées), 75 Avenue des Champs-Elysées, 33-1-40-75-08-75 laduree.fr. A scrumptious pastry shop and restaurant, famed for creating Paris' elegant double-decker macarons.
Marche President Wilson, Quartier de Chaillot,16th arrondissement. Famous for beautiful breads, snails, fresh catch from Normandy and tableware vendors. Open Wednesday and Saturday.
Marche Raspail, Boulevard Raspail, 6th arrondissement. Paris' premier organic food market. Look for Fromagere Philippe Gregoire, maker of delectable French goat cheese. Open Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
Marche Poncelet, Monceau/Arc de Triomphe quartier, 17th arrondissement. On this market street are excellent fish stores, butchers and a prominent Viennese patisserie.
E. Dehillerin, 18-20 Rue Coquilliere 33-1-42-36-53-13 e-dehillerin.fr/en/index.php. One of Paris' oldest and most respected cookery shops.
Fromagerie Barthelemy, Rue de Grenelle, 7th arrondissement, 01-42-22-82-24-51. Check out the famous raw milk Camembert, and the Vacherin (wintertime only).
Musée de l'Orangerie, Jardin Tuileries, 01-44-77-80-07, musee-orangerie.fr. Famous for housing works of Monet, this tiny museum also features works of other prominent French impressionists.
Paris Opera, Rue Scribe and Rue Auber, 9th arrondissement. 08-25-05-44-05, operadeparis.fr. It doesn't matter what you see here, the breathtaking Palais Garnier building rivals its spectacular performances. Tickets from $12.
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