Café des 2 Moulins

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Amélie Poulain and her fabulous destin takes us to her café for the obligatory post-lunch shortie, an espresso of ginormous punch, little size, and here we are, the Mekong Junkies in the Café des 2 Moulins, made famous by Audrey Tatou and her traveling gnome, a movie that inspired the likes of my previous work place, Amélie Company.

It’s strangely unglamorous in here, unassuming, quasi-welcoming, banal, even, and we slide right up to the counter for three ‘spressos and a bière. It’s nice, actually, that despite the success of Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain, her café stay just that–a café, not a tourist trap, not a mega bucks bistro.

It may, oddly, be more full of internationals and tourists than of locals, but the patron remains pleasantly chill and frank, pulling us another shot with thick hands and a nod.

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