My Trip to Paris: Les Orchidees Restaurant

Remember when I mentioned our first trip to Paris
was not going to be a visit about food?

Well…there were a few exceptions.
Like the posh Les Orchidees within the Park Hyatt.

Since the room rate included breakfast,
it was quite the treat..a buffet with
tres delicieux options!
About 42 euros per person.

I can’t even tell you about how good the
pastries in France are…and the ham..
and brie…and just the best yogurt in
baby glass jars (I brought some home).

Also, I have never tasted a better apple juice or…

adorable mini bananas.

They may be Caribbean…we definitely don’t
see them where I live.

I’m not gonna lie.
This is a very elegant place
to see and be seen.

So much incredible Paris light.

So the secret is out.
I highly recommend splurging on an incredible
breakfast within this exclusive palace property.
Keep your eyes open for celebrities, rockstars,
royalty, and moi…

Les Orchidees
Hours:
Breakfast 6:30 am to 11:00 am
Lunch 12:30 am to 3:00 pm
Brunch on Weekend 12:30 am to 3:00 pm
Reservations: + 33 (0)1 58 71 10 60

* * *
I DO APOLOGIZE FOR THE
EXCESSIVE PASTRY IN THIS POST.
BUT I CAN’T PROMISE YOU
WON’T BE TEASED WITH MORE, K?

Peace to you right where you are.

michele

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25 Comments

  1. November 9, 2012 / 5:47 am

    It looks like a lovely place with a delightful /delicious breakfast! On my wish list!
    Anne (Playing with Scarves)

  2. November 9, 2012 / 6:17 am

    oops.. it's been a long day and I'm exhausted.. let's start again.

    All this looks SO good Michele. When we were there, our experience "at the buffet" was similar. My plate looked like yours 🙂 filled with all the yummy cheeses, fruits, smoked salmon, etc.. It was such a treat to not have to cook and have so many amazing dinning options.

    Hope all is well .. and that you are carving out time to have a little fun.

    leslie

  3. November 9, 2012 / 7:34 am

    That looks like a delicious breakfast! And a beautiful hotel!

    I also read about your mother, much strength!!!!!

    Love Lisanne

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  4. November 9, 2012 / 1:02 pm

    Michele you're killing me here! I agree with you about the yogurt in France some of the best I have ever had and it drives me batty that we can't get it here. We are definitely going to have to try this breakfast out next time we're in France. Thanks for the tip!

    Enjoy your weekend!
    XXX
    Debra~

  5. November 9, 2012 / 1:53 pm

    Any place where croissants and cheese is a given for breakfast is a place after my own heart. Paris is the bomb…no where in THE WORLD do my senses come alive as they do there, on every street corner, with every step….I am just giddy over all the beauty and inspiration.
    The food seems better, the flowers more beautiful,the colors more vivid, heck even rain there is more amazing! The city looks incredible when its shrouded in gray and drizzling….now I want to see it in the snow. Have been for summer and spring but never winter….hummmmmmmm. Now you have me dreaming:)

  6. November 9, 2012 / 2:04 pm

    Michele-
    Thank you for sharing your trip. I have throughly enjoyed seeing every single image.
    I am taking your advice and splurging on the room.
    Happy Friday.
    Teresa
    xoxo

  7. November 9, 2012 / 3:04 pm

    40+ Euros for breakfast… Ah, Paris. Some things never change. 🙂 On the bright side, you can probably skip lunch and spend more time shopping or sightseeing after this morning feast… I always bought yogurt in those cute little glass containers when I lived in Paris. I am homesick all of a sudden. Bon weekend! Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

  8. November 9, 2012 / 3:14 pm

    Such wonderful trip you had there. I like the mouth-watering ham a lot. Incredible photos. These photos just last a lifetime.

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  9. November 9, 2012 / 3:52 pm

    Stunning, Michele. Fit for your lovely, queenly self. Is there anything better than a French breakfast? I don't think so. So fun to see Paris through your eyes! Where are we going next? XOXO

  10. November 9, 2012 / 4:19 pm

    i will be blogging more about the yogurt, debra. maybe the two of us can ignite a revolution in the states because i'm pretty passionate about my yogurt. at times in my life, it has kept me alive (with diet coke). i brought a dozen little jars and crocks home. have you seen the blue crocks????omg!

    and i really tried to be on my best manners in this posh restaurant, but i'm telling you the croissant crumbs were everywhere. head to toe. hours later, my husband would be motioning for me to brush my cheek. how do you eat those properly?

    🙂

  11. November 9, 2012 / 5:00 pm

    Paris is in the air this week. That looks so beautiful, making me want to travel right this second!

  12. November 9, 2012 / 5:26 pm

    Michele,

    I am not usually a breakfast person, when traveling I do love to treat myself and this would be so special! (and the reason I gained so much weight the last time in Europe!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

  13. November 10, 2012 / 2:02 am

    Oh I am hungry! So simple, so French, so delicious…thanks for taking those photos, lucky we are about to have dinner now, or I would be baking croissants (:
    xo Z

  14. November 10, 2012 / 4:17 pm

    What a breakfast, love the pictures.

    Cynthia

  15. November 10, 2012 / 5:54 pm

    Hi girlie,

    Wish I had my senses for smell and taste back… Your pictures are good enough to eat, though!

    Swedes eat e n o r m o u s breakfasts. And dinners like a bird. I'll show you!

    I will call you next week, when my voice is healed. Man, this was a bad one…

    Love to you sis.

    Mon

  16. November 10, 2012 / 6:20 pm

    Yum!!! Looks absolutely dreamy! You make me want to catch the next flight… very tempting! Thanks for sharing my dear!

    xoxo
    Desire

  17. November 10, 2012 / 6:57 pm

    OMG! That breakfast looks so so nice!! 😉
    Have a wonderful weekend sweetie!
    Susanne ♥

  18. November 11, 2012 / 12:22 am

    nothing beats breakfast in france, love the combinations! and the yogurt……you brought some home?!

    here is a simple recipe for european styled yogurt;
    buy a large container of vanilla yogurt. must NOT be non-fat.
    line a colander with coffee filters, put the yogurt inside colander. cover in plastic wrap and leave the yogurt over night in the fridge. you must have a container under the colander. in the morning, all the liquid will have drained into the lower container, what remains is thick, european styled yogurt, viola!
    xo
    debra

  19. November 11, 2012 / 7:16 pm

    A beautiful French breakfast. Cute yogurt! (Never thought I'd say that.)

    xo
    Jami

  20. November 12, 2012 / 4:14 am

    ha! i bought every cute variety i could find.

  21. November 12, 2012 / 9:45 pm

    That was totally food porn, oh my gosh. And, that yogurt in the little jars is so adorable. You brought some home!? What beautiful place… good grief !

    Cindy

  22. November 13, 2012 / 8:49 pm

    How dreamy! Can't wait to get in on the next trip! =)

  23. November 13, 2012 / 10:01 pm

    it's decided, casey. we're going!

    🙂

    just the jars, cindy! not the yogurt!

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