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Quick Summer Getaway Guide to Paris

Annie Schlechter 15 Quick Summer Getaways

Photo: Annie Schlechter

The up-and-coming Goutte d'Or neighborhood technically may be part of Montmartre, but in spirit it is more about a lively multiethnic street scene than about the charmed life depicted in "Amélie," which was filmed in the area. Think: smoky jazz clubs, buzzing African restaurants, and one of the hottest hotels in town.

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Hotels (1)

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    Kube Rooms & Bars

    It’s no surprise that the Kube, in Paris’s up-and-coming La Goutte d’Or neighborhood, fully celebrates the cube, ”the most modern of shapes,” accor

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Restaurants (3)

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    Au Clair de Lune

    Located in a less-traveled section of Montmarte, this tiny café and bar caters to an almost exclusively local clientele. Outside, a pair of sidewal

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    La Nouvelle Histoire

    The Senegalese specialties here have earned the restaurant a reputation as the best African fare in town.

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    L'Olympic Café

    L’Olympic Café serves African-influenced fare in the energetic Goutte d’Or district, a multiethnic immigrant neighborhood also known as “Little Afr

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    Le Blue Note

    Even if you aren't a fan of samba, bossa nova, batucada, or any kind of dancing for that matter, the casual atmosphere and quality of live music at

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