ALWAYS A FEAST - JUNE 2004
For some special reason Hemingway named his book about Paris "A Moveable Feast"!
"CHEZ LA VIEILLE (ADRIENNE) - A dinner at the restaurant of the corner of rue Bailleul with rue de L'Arbre Sec is always a feast. Sometimes, late on a Thursday evening (the only one in the week when the restaurant opens), after a long meeting, we went there just for the hors-d'oeuvre and dessert. What a treat!"
"BIRD'S PARTY after a nice lunch at one of the many restaurants in the new Cour Saint Emilion"
"CHEZ MARIANNE - A must at rue des Rosiers, in the heart of the Paris Jewish quarter. Chez Marianne is a Jewish-Lebanese delicatessen with tables, which encourages diners to compose an assiette of four to six items from some 20 different salads and hot snacks. The food is superb, notwithstanding the service..."
"EURO 2004, PORTUGAL - June 20th, Lisbon: Spain 0 Portugal 1 (Nuno Gomes)! The Champs-Elysées were the home for a magnificent Portuguese party..."
FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE
"FÊTE at the Cour Saint Emilion"
"PIANIST - On the night of June 21st, 1982, an initiative from Jack Lang and Maurice Fleuret gave birth to the Fête de la Musique, where musicians were invited to go out in the streets and perform there from 8:30 to 9:00 p.m.! They took much more than half an hour and many years later it's a huge success, with repercussions in more than one hundred countries..."
"MEDICAL PHILARMONIC at the Opera Garnier..."