Yves Camdeborde is Brooke’s Paris boyfriend. She deboards and then immediately heads to his bistro in the Carrefour de l’Odeon (think Left Bank fabulous). It’s cashmere-elbow to cashmere-elbow because the Coquilles Saint Jacques and Braised Beef & Broccoli in red wine reduction will be two of the most spectacular, yet somehow humble, plates you’ll enjoy in Paris. Even in the dead of winter, we love sitting outside by the heat lamps and snuggling up under the fuzzy blankets Le Comptoir provides for all of its die-hard fans. Dessert? If you’re like us, you’ll ask for a double order of their terrine de foie gras, served in a thick slab with thin slices of toasted pan de mie. The New York Times’ Mark Bittman calls Le Comptoir “consistently wonderful” and we just happen to agree.
[…] More walking, maybe around Saint Germain, and then terrine de foie gras and a glass of Vacqueras at Le Comptoir du Relais. Over our second glass, we’ll start to think about […]