The Concierges' Gazette

Going out in March

Exhibitions
Théo Mercier has settled in the Musée de l’Homme with his exhibition: Pièces rapportées. It tends towards forging links between past, present and future, animate and inanimate, true and false, craft and industrial, sacred and profane, real and fiction… Each of his works shapes an exoticism which defies the concepts of cultural identity, geographical territory and time scale. Until April 2nd.

The Petit Palais gives pride of place to Van Gogh, Van Dongen, Mondrian in a large exhibition Dutch artists in Paris. Through 115 works, this exhibition analyses a century of pictorial revolutions led by Dutch painters alongside French artists, intrigued by the City of lights. Artistic, aesthetic and personal interchanges! Until May 13th.

 

Opera
Bluebeard’s Castle and La Voix Humaine at the Palais Garnier – Running through Bartók’s disenchanted tale and the expression of despair in Poulenc’s monologue, the director Krzysztof Warlikowski has perceived the same dramatic thread, the same feminine consciousness and the same sense of imprisonment and suffocation, for an impressive, dark and passionate show. From March 17th.

 

Restaurants
The new Michelin Guide is now available! Here are our picks among the newly awarded Parisians:

Mavrommatis, for its good Greek cuisine, in the 5th
Emporio Armani Caffè, delicious Italian cuisine in the 6th
• Quinsou, inspiration from Auvergne, in the 6th
Loiseau Rive Gauche, cuisine from Burgundy, in the 7th
Pertinence, French cuisine revisited by a Japanese chef, in the 7th
Copenhague, superb cuisine inspired by Northern Europe, altogether floral and vegetal, on the Champs Elysées in the 8th, with a terrace in summer
L’Écrin, the new gourmet table of Le Crillon, 8th
Alan Geaam, for his cuisine inspired by his journeys, in the 16th
Comice, with the famous and original cuisine of Noam Gedalof and the hearty welcome of d’Ethelya, in the 16th
Étude by Keisuke Yagamishi, with a Japan-inspired French cuisine, in the 16th

Au Coup de Torchon makes a statement with a traditional cuisine in a bistro decor. Seasonal products, gourmet dishes and house-made desserts, with: a famous salad « du Coup de Torchon », the butcher’s cut with Pont Neuf potatoes and sucrine lettuce ; the « 3 organic eggs » and Mont Blanc as a dessert. Lunch menu at 20 Euro, count 35/40 Euro à la carte. Service from 6 :30pm. Closed on Sundays. 6 rue des Ciseaux, 6th.

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