Brasserie Thoumieux: Cool spot; must try the squid carbonara ($$$)

Les Cocottes: Constant is the man; this little dish place executes perfectly on every little dish ($$$)

Cafe Constant:  get in line early for this neighborhood gem; the best sea urchin in Paris! ($$$)

Eric Kayser: our favorite boulangerie; sandwiches, baguette, and desserts are off the charts ($)

Un Dimanche a Paris: Hot chocolate ($$)

Les Fables de le Fontaine: Insane neighborhood seafood place; inventive; flawless execution (details) ($$$$)

Les Papilles: killer Left Bank gourmet market that serves up an awesome dinner with great wine selection ($$$)

Benoit: Alain Ducasse bistro; classic, simple, amazing execution; a bit touristy ($$$$)

Guy Savoy: high-end extraordinary French dining (see details) ($$$$$)

Le Voltaire: excellent old-school bistro; amazing profiteroles ($$$)

Restaurant Cinq Mars: just behind the Orsay lies an awesome little hole-in-the-wall ($$$)

Bofinger: the most classic brasserie in Paris; great food and atmosphere ($$$)

L’Ardoise: amazing little hole-in-the-wall; crab tartlet is a must! ($$)

Angelina’s: great spot for breakfast/brunch; croissant to be dipped in hot chocolate ($$)