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Paris is a romantic city. And the most romantic place in the whole of that romantic city is the tearoom at Berthillon, an ice cream shop on the tiny and quaint Île St. Louis. But it's not like other ice cream shops; it recognizes the wonder that is ice cream, and situates itself among the pomp and circumstance that ice cream requires. Brass bars. Marble tables. Silver cups.
Line up and get a scoop to go, or do something dreadfully romantic and get a table for two in the tearoom. There, you can order one of their coupes composées, or sundaes. Unlike American sundaes, they're far more petit. A scoop of ice cream gets a drizzle of chocolate or raspberry sauce and then a gorgeous mound of fresh whipped cream that has no competitor in the whole world. They even do a kind of French affogato where they drown your ice cream scoop in thick hot chocolate.
But I always order the raspberry-rose.