A richly illustrated overview of where to sample the best food and drink in the French capital. Tempting the eyes and enticing the palate, this gourmet tour of Paris provides a panoramic survey of the epicenter of gastronomy. Divided into three chapters, this book guides the reader from the temptations of 'Decadent Paris', with its enticing wine cellars and jewel-toned macaroons, to favorite bistros and boulangeries in 'Traditional Paris'. 'Contemporary Paris' celebrates the city’s most inventive and trendy venues and pays homage to its international offerings. Discover a gourmet lover’s Paris, where illustrious settings transport you to another era, and food in all its forms is as revered as the finest works of art.