Parisians’ love affair with Los Angeles has been going on for a while. French fashion houses Dior and Hermes both showcased collections in Los Angeles, and last summer, Le Bon Marché held a “Los Angeles Rive Gauche” exhibition featuring a host of Angeleno brands. Today, the Plaza Athénée hotel in Paris has transformed its terrace restaurant into a European outpost of the Cabana Café by the poolside of the Beverly Hills hotel for the second year in a row.
“The Beverly Hills Hotel and the Hotel Plaza Athénée are two of the most iconic hotels in the world with a similar design aesthetic,” said Edward Mady, regional manager and general manager of the Beverly Hills Hotel. Hollywood journalist. “A few years ago we brought Le Bar to Bar Nineteen12 and it was a huge success. It made sense for us to bring the Pink Palace to the most fashionable avenue in Paris by bringing the Cabana Café to La Terrasse Montaigne and we couldn’t be more excited about it.
Known for its bright red awnings and opulent decor, the historic hotel, located in the elegant 8th arrondissement near the Champs-Élysées, is a favorite of fashion editors and stars. During Couture Week, it serves as a gathering place for Americans in Paris and has hosted Charlize Theron, Gwen Stefani, Rami Malek and Penelope Cruz, who will no doubt feel right at home with the temporary transformation of La Terrasse Montaigne. , which features Cabana Cafe’s signature green and white striped seating and banana leaf print cushions.
“The similarity between their terraces prompted the two legendary addresses to work together to recreate the casual chic atmosphere of the most glamorous hotel on the west coast on the most fashionable avenue in Paris,” explains Isabelle Maurin of the group. hotelier.
To that end, a menu of SoCal-flavored food has also been created for the cafe, including the cult McCarthy salad from the Polo Lounge, the classic sunset club sandwich, a Los Angeles-style poke bowl, and a charcoal milkshake. wellness-inspired dark (a chocolate milkshake with detoxifying activated charcoal for an extra West Coast touch). Staff will also be outfitted in standard pink polo shirts, beige chinos, and white sneakers. The recovery will continue until the end of August.
La Terrasse Montaigne, 25 Avenue Montaigne, Paris, France