You did? Tell all. "I mean, we had fallen in love before,
but we had only been together for about a month when he whisked me
away to Paris and we stayed at the Plaza Athénée. We hardly left
our room. We just drank champagne and took little walks in the day
and we'd go back to the hotel room. And we had our first passionate
fight in Paris and, you know, our first real passionate times
together. The Plaza Athénée is where we basically said, 'This is
it. We can travel together and, man, are we madly in love.' "
Very romantic. "Yes. The Plaza Athénée is very friendly,
too. My other favorite hotel is the George V. It's beautiful and
classy and big, and it's got all the amenities you need. The Ritz
is also beautiful, but very expensive. But, you know, all of the
hotels in Paris are expensive."
What would you do if you only had a day? "You have to walk.
Paris is a walking city. You walk, you take the Metro. That's how
you have to experience Paris. Even if you end up walking for miles.
That's where you have your romantic moments. Even if you're alone,
you know. You'll look back on Paris and say, 'Remember that day I
walked for an hour to get to that little coffeehouse? Or that
little place where I had croissants?' That's what Paris is to me.
At whatever hotel you're at, ask them, 'What's the best creperie?'
A galette is what they call it there; it's a different kind
of crepe. It's buckwheat, and I get eggs in it and ham and it's so