Paris: Supper under the Sky

DUNCAN WARD

FOOD WITH A VIEW: The terrace at Le Diapason

Summer in Paris is at its best in those heavenly moments when you're sipping a pastis on a café terrace. But finding one that's not noisy and overcrowded — and where you don't soak in more car exhaust than ambiance — is no easy task.

Fortunately we now have Paris Terrasses, a new bilingual guide highlighting 50 of the best outdoor dining spots in the city. Authors Simon Roger and Sylvain Ageorges use three implacable criteria: "quiet, nearly invisible, and yet in the middle of Paris." Thus, writes Roger, it's "too bad for the famous sidewalk cafés of...

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