Taste literary walk: the places that made the culinary history are also the places that made the literary history ...

Café Le Procope (13 rue de l’Ancienne Comédie), the oldest café in Paris! In the eighteenth century, invite Voltaire, Diderot and d'Alembert. The French Revolution makes it a central place for debates and meetings. It will be frequented by writers (Musset, Verlaine) but also politicians (Gambetta).

On the program: visit of Procope with snack. To experience the historic experience of the first Parisian café

Café-restaurant La Palette (43 rue de Seine), near Beaux-Arts, saw Cézanne, Picasso, Braque, and many artists of the district.

Restaurant Lapérouse (51 quai des Grands Augustins). Old mansion, then place of trade (poultry, game), Lapérouse is a high place of Paris of the nineteenth century. Frequented by Zola, Maupassant, Hugo, Musset ... He is best known for his small salons on the first floor, where the "cocottes" engraved their names on the mirrors with the diamond jewelry offered by their lovers to know if they were "true !

Café Les Deux Magots (6, place Saint-Germain-des-Près), frequented by Breton, Gide, Giraudoux, Picasso, Prévert, Hemingway, Sartre, Beauvoir, Queneau.

Café de Flore (172 boulevard Saint-Germain), an institution since the end of the 19th century. He saw the birth of surrealism. Apollinaire, Breton, Camus, Desnos, Queneau, Battle, Leiris, Prévert, Beauvoir, Sartre, Barthes, Gary, Saint-Laurent, Giacometti, Lacan, Gainsbourg, Greco, ...: we do not count the list of celebrities to have attended this high place of Germanopratine sociability. His speciality ? The "coffee pot".

Brasserie Lipp (151 boulevard Saint-Germain), created in 1880 and which saw parade men of letters (Verlaine, Apollinaire) and political figures. On the menu: choucroute, the signature dish of the house, but also many tasty anecdotes about a world that is made and that breaks on the benches of brown moleskin!

Le Bon Marché (La Grande épicerie, 38 rue de Sèvres). "Cathedral of the modern commerce", according to Emile Zola, which makes it the place of the novel Le Bonheur des Dames, the Bon Marché joins a delicatessen. The products of the world are represented around multiple artisans (butcher, pastry, fishmonger...).