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Restaurant review: La Fontaine de Mars, Paris, France

“La Fontaine de Mars?” exclaimed our taxi driver excitedly when we named our destination. That’s right. “Barack and Michelle ate there!” he almost squealed with pride and delight. “C’est reputé!” By now my wife and I were almost as excited at the prospect as he was, so infectious was his enthusiasm, and we almost forgot how excited we already were, even before we heard this. So extraordinary was the Obama magic to this French African, that merely dropping passengers off at this hallowed place was to touch the hem of glory. Continue reading

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