|Subject: Musee d'Orsay (was Paris)|
Didi's mention of the Musee d'Orsay reminded me of the meal we had
there last spring. We waited in line to have lunch at the top floor/
clock tower restaurant, which was fine, but the wait was longish, the
room noisy, the service a bit rushed.
As we left the restaurant and resumed our tour of the museum, we
saw a lovely uncrowded tea room with white wicker furniture and lots of
greenery. I believe I spied potted palms.
I wish I had known of this restaurant before we had lunch. I can't
wait to go back and try it, because it looked lovely and seemed a
My husband loved the van Goghs, but my favorite paintings at the
Orsay were Renoir's City Dance and Country Dance, side by side. I see
them in my mind's eye, over and over again. Quite a wonderful
And I know that the Centre Pompidou requires one to love modern art, but if you do, don't miss it. We had a great time there.