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Sunday Lunch in Normandy with
On Rue Tatin Chef, Susan Loomis
October 28, 2007
Theme: Winter Foods
Come to On Rue Tatin, Susan Herrmann Loomis’ 15th-century Norman retreat, for a sumptuous Sunday lunch. Your day will begin in Paris at the Gare St. Lazare where a representative from On Rue Tatin will meet and ride to Normandy with you. An hour and twenty minutes later you will walk through the small wooden door at On Rue Tatin and enter a savory, aromatic world where culinary adventure awaits.
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Dear Parler Paris Reader,
It was such a glorious day in Paris Sunday that the line to enter the FIAC at the Grand Palais was around the block. I can understand why, aside from the fabulous weather, as there was a myriad of mirth inside.
A sign suspended from the glass roof of the spectacular exhibition hall saying “Stop Talking” had us speechless…at least for a moment!…until we spotted the talking flower with eyes on every petal, opening and closing, the mouth talking about what — well, I missed that.
And yes, this battery-operated male doll (as you see above) does a strip tease just for you. In Disney-style packaging, for a mere 239€, you could go home with one of Wim Delvoye’s “Action Dolls.” Not bad looking, but a little on the small side for me, about 12 inches tall in all.
A rear view mirror attached to the roof of a Paris building provided a bird’s eye view of the city…and no, that’s not New York City all glittery and looking stately — those are refrigerators-turned-skyscrapers creating a cool part of town.
Below is a parking lot of vintage cars to look down on, haphazardly parked, and only large enough to fit your big toe as a passenger. King Kong was fierce and wired to hang on the nearest tree — I imagined that’s why the artist chose to construct him entirely of wire hangers (get the pun?).
The FIAC is open through today through 6 p.m. at the Grand Palais and C
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