Delicate lace curtains offering a friendly welcome and liberty-print table cloths for the place settings outside.
I am charmed by Mamie Gateaux.
Being an avid reader to several Paris-based blogs, I cannot claim this quaint little restaurant as my own discovery.
But I can emphasize that every simple little element that makes up this establishment, is a treasure. From the sweet Japanese girls working in the kitchen, to the friendly older man taking orders, and the lovely white-haired woman with red lipstick who smiles often.
Oh, how I wish it were nearer to me in the 17th.
Alas, it resides on the left bank on rue cherche-midi.
Several smiling steps away from Le Bon Marche.