Some news from France, XCXXXII

Back to the regular post on things going on in France my choices:

A new place to try eat the best of France pâtisserie in Paris, this is Fou de Pâtisserie or crazy about pastries; 45 ,rue Montorgueil 2éme ;Tel +33 (0) 140410061. Open Tuesdays to Fridays from 11h to 20h, Saturdays from 9h30 to 20h and Sundays from 9h30 to 18h. Try the greatest expression of French pastries such as the Baba Rhum of Cyril Lignac, the napoleon or mille feuille of Hugo & Victor, the eclair caramel butter salé of Christophe Adma, the macaroons of Pierre Hermé and the madeleines of Gilles Marchal.

See the music of Carmen la Cubana until April 30th at the Théatre du Châtelet .

Five zoos around and in Paris great for the entire family are here:  Parc Zoologique de Vincennes ,at the angle of Avenue Daumesnil and route de la ceinture du lac Daumesnil :

ZooParc de Beauval, Route du Blanc, 41110 Saint-Aignan :

Parc de Thoiry, Château de Thoiry, 7877,Thoiry ,near my old home,

Parc des Félins, Domaine de la Fotelle, 77540, Lumigny-Nesles-Ormeaux;

And the La ménagerie du Jardin des plantes or petting zoo in Paris; Rue Cuvier, 75007, Paris :

Recently, the Le  Figaro magazine ask the US Ambassador Jane D Hartly what was the best example of the spirit of Paris that makes here recall the USA and these were the Jardin des Tuileries,Jardin du Luxembourg,Tour Eiffel and the firework on the 14th of July; and the Spanish ambassador Ramon de Miguel responded as the Tour St Jacques or St James, the musée Picasso, and the avenue des Champs-Elysées, the Pont Alexandre III, and the Hôtel des Invalides. And so on many others ambassadors.

The wrough iron gate or the grille de la Chapelle,located at the side of the royal chapel or Chapelle-Royale next to the square or place Gambetta in the Chateau de Versailles is open to the public once again. This will help the merchants of the side street rue des Réservoirs that was closed due to anti terrorists action under Vigipirate that closed most of the entrance to the castle on this side. Now the figh is on to have open the others by Chesnay and Saint-Cyr-L’école.Le Parisien

The château de Monte Cristo at Port Marly reopen its theatrical visits ;after much work of renovations. The tickets will be sold on a first comes first serve basis with limited seating capacity. Tariffs are 9€ adults information at the tel +33 (0) 30 61 61 35 or…

The Festival « Série Séries, will have place in Fontainebleau from June 29 to July 1st at the municipal theater, showcasing all the great European series on TV.

The famous concert hall Elysée Montmartre by blvd Rochechouart in the 18éme . arrondissement opened in 1807 ,and since 2011 closed due to fire will open its doors in the Fall of 2016. It will have a configuration of 1000 seats and 1500 more on foot. In 1900,it was the dancing hall and center of French Cancans ; in the years 1970’s it was the time for Coluche to start his career here and later turn into music hall and concerts saw many famous played here such as Alain Souchon, Alain Bashung, Bérurier Noir, Noir Désir, and Iron Maiden and as well international stars such as David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Daft Punk.There are now four concerts already booked that should open by September 15 next the singers will be Romain Humeau,Nov 23rd then Christophe Maé, Nov 26rd,already full. Follow in December by Marillon on the 10th and the group Hyphen Hyphen on the 16th. You can see the program starting from June 1st at this site

See you around folks!


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