Paris Update What’s New in Paris
MUSIC AND MEALS
Café Salle Pleyel: Famed patissier Philippe Conticini of La Pâtisserie des Rêves (known for his “deconstructions” of classic French pastries like the Saint Honoré) will be in charge of the kitchen of the restaurant of the Salle Pleyel, the legendary Art Deco concert hall for the year to come. 252, rue du Faubourg St- Honoré, 75008 Paris. Tel.: 01 53 75 28 44. Open Mon.-Fri. for lunch and for post-concert dinners.
SUSTAINABLE, WEARABLE ART
Kristin Eager Killion: American artist and accessory designer Killion will be showing her “sustainable” works made from found objects at the boutique of Spanish fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada through Dec. 14. 9, rue Guénégaud, 75006 Paris.
So Ouest: “The largest shopping mall west of Paris” is located in the suburb of Levallois-Perret, with a hundred stores, including the biggest Marks & Spencer on the Continent and all done up in marble and wood paneling. 31 rue d’Alsace, 92300 Levallois.
THE LAST BAR
Le Dernier Bar: A new three-story bar/restaurant in the heart of Paris that manages to be big yet cozy and welcoming at the same time, with decors varying from clubby-British/library to space age. Friendly staff, exhibitions, readings and other events. 19, avenue Victoria, 75001. Tel.; 01 53 00 98 95.