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Parisian Cafe Le Conti
Le Conti Cafe, on the Rue de Buci, Paris.
Parisian caf�s serve as a center of social and culinary life in Paris. They have been around for centuries in one form or another, the oldest one still in operation is "Caf� Procope" at 13 Rue Ancienne Com�die, since 1686.
Paris cafés are the meeting place, the neighborhood hub, the conversation matrix, the rendez-vous spot, the networking source, a place to relax or to refuel - the social and political pulse of the city.
The caf� business sometimes doubles as a �bureau de tabac�, a tobacco shop that sells a wide variety of merchandise, including metro tickets and prepaid phone cards.
Typical Paris caf�s are not �coffee shops�. They generally come with a complete kitchen offering a restaurant menu with meals for any time of the day, a full bar and even a wine selection.
Paris caf�s crystallize the quintessential Parisian way of sitting undisturbed for a couple of hours, delightfully watching the world go by.
The Rue de Buci is a short and lively street in the 5th arrondissement, near the Place St-Michel and not far from the Boulevard St-Germain, that is lined with restaurants and caf�s. It also It is a wonderful spot for people watching, having a drink, and/or enjoying a meal. Attracting both French people and tourists, the area is usually busy and interesting.
Places like the Caf� Le Conti always seem to be full, with people enjoying a meal and watching the passing spectacle. Meals are reasonably priced and there's ample variety.
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August 1st, 2013
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