While in Paris – I got to attend an authentic Parisian cabaret show! Paradis Latin Cabaret which is located at 28 rue Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 in the Latin Quarter of Paris. We took the metro and it was a short walk from the station. It was first built in 1803 and was initially called Théâtre Latin. Tragically, it burned down but was rebuilt in 1887-1889 by Gustave Eiffel (yes THAT Eiffel…..) It was closed around 1900, but was partially reconstructed and reopened in 1970.
When we arrived, we were escorted to a private area above the stage to enjoy some bubbly – THEN we got to go on a tour of the club. The best part was going backstage to meet the dancers, they were prepping and primping and ironically – they were using a lot of the products that we got from Pharmacie Monge. [Continue reading]