Paris Cafés (Menu Cards & Music CD)

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Paris Cafés (Menu Cards & Music CD)
By Sharon O'Connor; Cafe Music by Paris Combo

Escape to the magic of Paris! Simple, classic recipes from famous Paris cafés — appetizers to desserts! Each recipe card has a sensational food photo (shot on location), a description of the café, and cook's tips. Also includes an address and Metro stop for each café and a whimsical illustrated map of Paris. The music by Paris Combo is an award-winning mix of French song, jazz, swing, and pop.


  • Angelina
  • Breizh Café
  • Café de Flore
  • Café de la Paix
  • Café des Deux Moulins
  • Café des Musées
  • Café Constant
  • Café Le Nemours
  • Café Marly
  • Cuisine de Bar
  • L'Avant Comptoir
  • Les Deux Magots
  • Les Editeurs
  • Le Sélect
  • Mini Palais


  • Angelina's Famous Hot Chocolate
  • Croque Madame
  • Breton Galette
  • Eggs with Mushroom Cream
  • Gougères
  • Omelette aux Fines Herbes
  • La Belle Niçoise
  • Lamb with Shallot Confit
  • Sole with Lemon Brown Butter
  • Tatin de Tomates
  • Tartine Chevre
  • Crème Brûlée
  • Crème Caramel
  • Ile Flottante
  • Millefeuilles a la Vanille

Music CD

  1. Attraction
  2. Living Room
  3. Homeron
  4. Lettre P
  5. Calendar
  6. High, Low, In
  7. Aquarium
  8. Alas
  9. Trois Petits Points
  10. Dans les Bras d'un Loup
  • Publisher: Menus and Music Productions, Inc; first edition (September 26, 2012)
  • Box Dimensions: 5.4" W x 1.3" D x 7.2" H


La Bohème

One of the most popular operas of all time, Giacomo Puccini’s timeless masterpiece, La Bohème made its world première on February 1,1896, at the Teatro Regio in Turin, where it was conducted by the young Arturo Toscanini.

Set in Paris, in the 1830s, the near-destitute artist Marcello and poet Rodolfo try to keep warm on Christmas Eve in their Latin Quarter garret by feeding the stove with pages from Rodolfo’s latest drama. When Mimì, their neighbor, knocks on the door asking to borrow a candle she and Rodolfo
meet. Thus begins a fateful relationship as the two struggle to sustain their love against the challenges of poverty, jealousy and physical decline.

The Metropolitan Opera staged La Bohème for the first time on December 26,1900, with Luigi Mancinelli conducting. Since then it has been performed at the Met over a thousand times. Its 2018/2019 season production was hailed by the New York Times as “A thrilling La Bohème … radiating warmth … luxury cast”.

Puccini died in Brussels on November 29, 1924. The news of his death reached Rome during a performance of La Bohème. The opera was immediately stopped and the orchestra played Chopin’s Funeral March for the stunned audience.



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