Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Very punny

This restaurant might have been a candidate for my late breakfast/early lunch, but it was not yet open. Still, I enjoyed the pun (I always enjoy a good pun, especially when I "get it" in French). The restaurant is on the quay (another word for "wharf"), making it au quai in French. That rhymes with "okay" in English. Writing it with an "o" instead of the au makes it a clever pun.

Bistro O'quai, bar, terrace café, and caterer.

Okay, no O'quai for me. I had to move on.


  1. Ah, you should have bought either a couple of croissants or chocolatines when you were at the Atwater Mkt ( Première Moisson) to enjoy, on that long walk along the canal :-)

    1. t.b., a good idea; I wish I had thought of that!

  2. Save it for the next trip!

    Mary in Oregon

  3. There's a dry-cleaner's in Auteuil, as I recall, called O'Pressing.

  4. I like it! Then there's Le Coude Fou in the Marais....

  5. Very funny. I would have gone there just for the name (after you explained it to me).


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