The gourmet treasures of the French capital come alive in this must-have book for the traveling food lover. Survey the gourmet treasures to be found in homey bistros within a stone's throw of the Bastille, the local markets on the Left Bank, or the delicacies in the well-heeled precincts near the Eiffel Tower. Each neighborhood's best restaurants, cafes, markets, and specialty shops are keyed to the other major sights most visitors are sure to want to see while in town, so you will certainly be able to blend a culinary tour with shopping, museums and sightseeing. Noted food writer Kate Whiteman approaches each entry with a discerning palate and a vast array of experience and local knowledge. You won't miss the out-of-the-way spots or unusual local delicacies. To keep the memory of Paris alive after you have unpacked your bags again, she includes forty recipes so that you can even eat like a Parisian at home.