A Thursday edition of the newspaper, Le Parisien, carried a story with recommended restaurants on Montmartre's back streets. The morning quest turned into more. On this quest, I experienced the sights and sounds of Montmartre on a quiet September 2021 Thursday morning along not very crowded streets. The article spoke of various chefs, including a three-star chef on Rue Lepic. The whole idea was to locate the restaurants, see if they are open on Saturdays for lunch and head back home. I found the restaurants but the real pièce de résistance (the best part of the meal) were Montmartre’s back streets.
What is going on in Paris? What time does it start? How long does the exhibit last? Where can I listen to a concert? Where can I find a flea market? Is there a flea market or antique show near my hotel? These types of questions can be easily answered with up-to-date responses as soon as you step off the plane in Paris. For 35 cents stop at a “Relay” in the airport and pick up a copy of l’Officiel des spectacles, which is published every Wednesday. Or, before you leave, visit the l’Officiel des spectacles website. The website includes exhibitions outside and within Paris. If you would like help…