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Bon appetit on the Eiffel Tower
Called Jules Verne (after the famous French author?), the revamped restaurant on this monument is the brain child of celebrity chef Alain Ducasse that will serve authentically French food (duh!), and will seat up to 120 people. For safety reasons, there will be no gas-cooking and the food will be prepared in a kitchen underneath the Champ de Mar garden which is located at the base of the tower.
With the 6.7 million tourists that visit this monument every year, dine at the restaurant and you will be taken up in a private lift. Meals are priced at $108 for lunch and $216 for dinner, making them totally "accessible to everyone".
Anyone enticed to go?
Known for his eccentric ideas of taking cuisine to new heights, Ducasse was heard saying "I don't work, I dream...I illustrate my dreams" -- the next one being a restaurant on Mars. Now that's somewhere I would love to go for a meal.