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Going out in April

Exhibitions
Derived from a short story written especially by the young and famous crime-writer Franck Thilliez, the exhibition Double Je at the Palais de Tokyo displays the work and the connections between the artists and the artisans of art. Their works, created especially, help the visitors to solve the mystery of the novel by taking into all the smallest details. Until May 16th.

The exhibition Dans l’atelier, l’artiste photographié, d’Ingres à Jeff Koons at the Petit Palais displays over 400 pictures highlighting the studios of famous artists. Explore these intimate spaces where the process of creation is drawn up. An exclusive way of discovering the artists at work. From April 5th.

 

Musical
Re-discover the story of the famous opera transposed in today’s world by Oscar Hammerstein II in the musical Carmen la Cubana. The young lady still works in a cigar factory, but just before Fidel Castro and the Cuban revolution. After getting tired of her lover, the young soldier José, Carmen falls for the famous boxer El Nino Martinez. A must-see at the Théâtre du Châtelet, from April 6th to 30th.

 

Restaurants
The long-awaited Manko, supervised by Gaston Acurio is now open! The restaurant is also a burlesque cabaret on Fridays and Sundays. The menu offers you a cuisine from the Andes, Amazonia and Peru: “aeroporto” rice with sautéed pork, quinoa, tortilla with king prawns, Nikkei sauce; “lomo saltado” wok, dojo sauce or octopus with purée and anticuchera sauce. For dessert, you will enjoy the apples with pisco, a home-made cocktail with grapes marc brandy and lemon in a Gin Fizz style. The wines from Chili, Uruguay and Argentina fit perfectly. Menu for lunch at 32€, tasting menu at 65€. Closed on Saturdays for lunch and on Sundays. 15 avenue Montaigne, 8th.

The famous Chef Thiou is back! In her T Restaurant and in a nice décor, she will delight you with her revisited Thaï cuisine: mini-nems with Dublin Bay prawns and basil, shrimps ravioli with coco cream, the famous Crying Tiger with marinated spicy beef, and Thaï crepes as a dessert. Good and original. Count 55 to 75 Euro. Closed on Saturdays for lunch and on Sundays. 94 boulevard de la Tour Maubourg, 7th.

Olivier Flottes has just opened Huguette Bistro de la Mer, a new sea restaurant where you can enjoy all kinds of oysters from 8 am to 2 am. Ceviches, cuttlefish with curry and venere rice, mussels with French fries, cod “à la plancha” and steam organic salmon are also on the menu. Nice décor and service. You can also choose your seafood on the stand to takeaway. Count 30 to 60 Euro. 81 rue de Seine, 6th.

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