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Parisian Dining By Way of Breckenridge

The metropolitan landscape, moving as it is, frays one’s spirit after a time and even urban explorers flee for a dose of rustic respite.   If not prepared to attempt a full-on Walden overhaul, hope that Fortune lands you in beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado.  After a day of meandering the picturesque mountain lanes, bopping into ski shops and boutiques, eateries and watering holes your stomach growls for international flavor.  If you happen upon a small French restaurant tucked on a hillside and if this suits your appetite du jour I’d urge you to enter. Stepping inside Le Petit Paris indeed conveys you en France.  In fitting with its mountainside setting, the ambiance feels more French country café than Parisian, but the proprietors are authentic.  Two middle-aged sisters and a teenage daughter greet you warmly, and despite those negative rumors about French manners their welcome is très attentive throughout the evening. I am one of twenty guests present for a wedding dinner.  Aside from our section, two-top tables wind around the kitchen and bar area seating couples in …