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Photo Gallery by Peter Turnley
ACCESS TO THE GALLERY
Extract of "Brasseries of Paris"
by Fançois Thomazeau and Sylvain Ageorges

"You would find yourself – without hurting your conteporaries, of course – hoping that the curse of the Pont-Rouge ("the Red Bridge") strikes again to protect this haven of good taste from the ocean of tourists submerging the heart of old Paris. The Pont-Rouge indeed collapsed so many times – 6! – that no one tried to rebuild it thereafter; as for La Brasserie de l'Isle Saint-Louis, it is still as fit as a fiddle ... "