#9: Let’s Meet Up In Paris

The chef with Ashlyn, my sister Catherine and me at Chez Georges, Paris France.

The chef with Ashlyn, my sister Catherine and me at Chez Georges, Paris France. Photo: J. Chung

There is nothing more exciting than meeting up with someone….particularly when it is in Paris. My sister Catherine and her daughter Ashlyn met up with me in Paris during my March break. It was perfect weather…..20 degrees C and sunny!  We went to some restaurants that had been recommended in the New York Times and the food did not disappoint! (All are still in operation as of June, 2018)

Chez Georges- 1 Rue du Mail (2nd arr)—Note: Chef has changed since we were there. Dinner consisted of steak in a bernaise sauce, frites, green beans, and an apple tart. With wine of course.

Chez Denise (5 Rue des Prouvaires, 1st arr)  Dinner was pork hocks, green beans, fries, lamb chops, and wine.

Aux Lyonnaise (32 Rue Saint-Marc, 2nd arr)-  Dinner was a terrine pate, fish mousse, souffle, and wine

Some highlights during the week:

  • Visiting the Musée Grévin wax museum,
  • shopping at Galeries Lafayette,
  • visiting the Picasso museum,
  • heading to the roof of Samaratin Department store to get some views, and
  • running the 7 km race in the Semi Marathon d’Antony. The town of Antony is located on the RER train line so it was easy to get to the race.
Chez Georges, Paris France.

Chez Georges, Paris France. Photo: J. Chung

Aux Lyonnais– 32, rue St Marc (2nd arr)

Aux Lyonnais, Paris France.

Aux Lyonnais, Paris France. Photo: J. Chung

Trip #9 To France_ Paris


  • Reply
    Amy Maziarz
    March 6, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    Hi Jan!

    I’m looking forward to getting familiar with your website and hopefully you as well. I learned about you through listening to episode 86 of the Join Us In France podcast recently. You know how to live and I hope some of what you exude rubs off on me.

    I have a quick question, do you have any thoughts on travel insurance through Allianz Global Assistance? I think American Airlines recommended the company. I want to be sure I’m covered in case anything should happen where I’d have to cancel my trip or should anything happen while I’m in France where I’d need to go to a doctor/dentist. I’m in good health however it’s my first trip to France and I was advised to get travel and medical insurance as I’m told they are affordable and it’s good to have .

    Any tips and advice you have are appreciated!

    Thank you,


    • Reply
      March 7, 2017 at 9:04 am

      Thanks so much for your comment on my website. I actually get Allianz Global Insurance as part of my retirement health plan. From what I can see it’s one of the best. Lots of people like it. I would highly recommend getting cancellation/medical insurance. While the cost to get some medical treatment might not be too expensive, if something major happened, you want (need) to be covered. It’s more than just peace of mind. Have a wonderful trip to France. I think you’ll get hooked like most people do!

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