Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Petit Déjeuner?


As you know by now, I love the cafés of Paris, the thought of dining on les terrasses. This one we passed each day, not far from the apartment. I wish I was there right now and we could fill these seats, enjoying a coffee among friends.


Le Royal Opéra
19, avenue de l'Opéra
Métro Pyramides

36 comments:

Suzi said...

Perfect ! x

RICHARD MOISAN said...

Ici, la terrasse est vide. Mais nous sommes, maintenant, en Mars, et elle va être rapidement occupée. C'est tellement romantique une terrasse de café remplie! Le spectacle y est permanent. Une tasse de café, et la magie opère.
Bonne journée, Genie!

Bibi said...

Me,too. It was too chilly when I was there to sit on the terraces, but I shall return!!

Viennese Girl Vreni said...

Can I join you? I´ll take the French breakfast.

Malyss said...

Funny that it's written in english, "breakfast" and not "petit dejeuner"..To sit on terrasse, watching people passing by while having a drink is one of the good moments of life!

Andy said...

I also notice the menu is in english. Genie are you sure you are in Paris?

Forest Dream Weaver said...

I'm already there!
Rx.

M said...

Genie, I'll join you there in just a few weeks ... cafe au lait avec un croissant -- miam, miam -- sure beats the cereal and blueberries I'm having right now!

Coco Coterie said...

I wish I was there, too, lingering among the luxury of time slowed, savory sunlight, and petit pastries. Have a bella day ~ xox Alexandra

Jojo said...

And we would all like to join you there!

Aesthetic Alterations said...

A real chocolate croissant sounds fantastic right about now! (Even if I avoided them like crazy when I lived there--how else to fit into the French clothes?!) :)

Jilly said...

It seems it could be nowhere but Paris. A photo made perfect by that little menu. The cafes and bars in France really do speak to us of what France is all about.

Nathalie said...

I'd gladly join you there!

Elizabeth said...

You have many people who would like to join you there!

Harriet said...

Count me in! I'd love to be sitting there on a nice sunny day.

JM said...

Nice composition, Genie!

Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

A party for bloggers! Sounds perfect, especially in Paris.

Virginia said...

Save me a seat, I'm on my way! Love these woven chairs, it is so Paris just as Jilly said.
V

Cezar and Léia said...

I love siting on the terraces as well, and I'm happy that Spring is coming!
Léia

Karena said...

Very nice Genie, I love outdoor cafes anytime!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

classic • casual • home said...

Beautiful photos!! We are going to Paris in April. Can't wait.
Mary Ann

EG Wow said...

Looks like a wonderful spot to enjoy people watching, Genie. I'd gladly join you there. :)

Cildemer said...

Beautiful!
Would like to have a cup of coffee with you in that terrasse;o)

***
Bisous et à bientôt, Genie****

Loree said...

What a perfect shot. I would love to be sitting there too - eating a chocolate-filled crepe :)

Alexa said...

What a great shot, Genie! Count me in—but If all your blogpals show up, we'll need these chairs and many, many more!

Starman said...

Those chairs look like they've had some use.

o2 said...

Yes ! Un café crème et un croissant for me please ! :-)

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Suzi -- Merci, mon amie

Richard -- Merci, et certainement la magie opérera... bonne journée à toi, R

Bibi -- The trick is to find one where there are other people (body warmth) and the heaters

Vreni -- Most assuredly... I would be delighted!

Malyss -- This is in the 1er arr. and appeared to have many locals... I cannot imagine that it is chic to write the menu en anglais...

Andy -- You are funny... I wish I was "in" Paris right now

R -- In my dreams, I am also!

Marie -- Yes, we will be there, at least walking by several times each day...

Alexandra -- Café life is just about perfect... agreed!

Jojo -- My friend, you are cordially invited to come!

AA -- I always have grand plans to eat my way through Paris but rarely can consume as much as I had dreamed (good thing, too!)

Jilly -- I think that is why I take so many photos of the cafés... lingering over coffee at Starbucks just does not get it for me - hah!

Nathalie -- Wonderful, alons-y!

Elizabeth -- That's fabulous and there is room for all.

Harriet -- You bring the sunny day with you and come on!

JM -- Merci, mon ami

Tammy -- Yes, it would be and where else but Paris!

Virginia -- Oh, you know that I would reserve a seat pour toi!

Léia -- Spring is on its way and we had better get there early in order to have enough room for everyone!

Karena -- Merci... I do too and just do not get that opportunity very often...

Mary Ann -- Merci, April in Paris should be just about perfect, mon amie.

EG -- I think that if we all come, and why not, that we would be the subject of people watching - hah!

Cildemer -- Merci, I would too, my dear.

Loree -- I think that we are all feeling the pull of spring and outdoor settings... I'll order you a crêpe... Nutella?

Alexa -- How fun would that be! We'll drag all of the chairs together... It is a very large terrasse with a huge red awning

Starman -- Lots of use... join us?

o2 -- Let's have a whole basket of croissants!

Jack said...

No time like the present. Let's sit down and start telling tall tales.

Olga said...

this photo looks absolutely gorgeous!

Randy said...

There looks like enough seating for all of us bloggers! Nice photo.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Jack -- I think that we could really tell some!

Olga -- Merci... glad that you like it!

Randy -- You're right and if we get a crowd, we'll just pull up a few more chairs!

James said...

Ah yes! We passed this everytime we walked to the Monoprix. Wouldn't it be great to be there now?

Rob and Mandy said...

I'll have ze french one, bien sur! But I have to admit being shocked by the hefty price.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

James -- Yes, it would be a great time... Wish I could get there quickly

Rob and Mandy -- Yes, quite a hefty price on ze french one - hah! I think that we would go for drinks and then have everybody to our apartment for un apéritif... alons-y!

Sara Louise said...

I can't wait to sit outside and have a coffee in the sun again! Roll on spring!