Somewhere in the world, there is a photo of a group of laughing diners in a restaurant in Paris, posing with the great Dame Judi Dench. Or so they think.
It all came about because Jane Geniesse was being a proper grandmother to her middle grandson, who was attending the American University of Paris.
“I went to Paris to see my grandson, which all good grandmothers should do, of course. I met all of his friends and we had an absolutely glorious time. They wanted to eat steak every night.”