PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Suited and booted Macaulay Culkin looks worlds apart from that shocking 2012 picture as he dines out in Paris with Brenda Song and goddaughter Paris Jackson
In the iconic 1990 movie, Macaulay Culkin's onscreen parents famously forgot to take him along on their family trip to Paris.
But the former child star was anything but Home Alone as he lived it up with his new girlfriend Brenda Song and his goddaughter Paris Jackson in the City Of Lights.
The foodie pals hit some of the city's most well regarded restaurants, including the fancy Jo?l Robuchon restaurant L'Atelier, which has two Michelin stars.
PICTURE EXCLUSIVE! Far from Home Alone! Macaulay Culkin and girlfriend Brenda Song live it up with Paris Jackson in the City Of Love
The pair were joined by Culkin's close friends Paris Jackson, who is also his goddaughter, and Seth Green, who brought along wife Clare Grant
The restaurant is one of 13 in the celebrity chef's international portfolio.
The other 12 are in Bangkok, Thailand; New York and Las Vegas, United States; London, United Kingdom; Hong Kong, Shanghai and Macao, China; Monaco; Montreal, Canada; Singapore; Taipei, Taiwan and Tokyo, Japan.
The ritzy restaurant in the French capital's Saint-Germain neighborhood and features an open kitchen at which lucky diners can gawk at the chefs' culinary skills.
The restaurant's chef's tasting menu will set one back a cool 189€ and features avant-garde combinations such as gazpacho and gyoza dumplings.
It also has a regular menu featuring nouveau spins on traditional French classics for those not willing to fork over such a large sum.?
Reservations are recommended but not required at the celebrity magnet establishment.
Culkin has only been dating Brenda for four months, but he's clearly smitten with her. And her effect on him is obvious.
Since their relationship took off the once shabby actor has ditched the long hair and unkempt beard, for a far smarter appearance - even wearing a suit for his Parisian night out.
And the fine dining is paying off, with the once gaunt star looking well fed and healthy on his night out with Brenda and Paris.
Suits you: The former child star has smartened up his look since he started dating Brenda
As he was: Culkin at his lowest point, in 2012, left when pictures of him looking gaunt set the tabloids alight with rumors of drug abuse, which he denied; he is also pictured in May this year, before he began dating Brenda
Back in 2012 it was a different story - with pictures of Culkin looking skinny and haggard setting the tabloids aflame with rumors of drug abuse, something he has denied.
Culkin, since starring in the iconic Home Alone films, has portrayed legendary New York City 'club kid' Michael Alig (Party Monster) and has a starring role in his friend Seth Green's upcoming film Changeland.
After filling their stomachs at the destination spot, the friends were pictured walking off their meal with a late night stroll along the Seine river on the Pont des Arts.
The group was completed by former child star Seth Green - who introduced his old friend Culkin to Brenda - and his wife Clare Grant.
Post meal smoke:?The pals made the most of their time in Paris, dining at the fancy Jo?l Robuchon restaurant L'Atelier, which has two Michelin stars
Paris in Paris: The young model looked at home as she waited for her friends outside
Now that's a bad habit! Paris and Macaulay shared a cigarette together
During their Parisian getaway - which took place over Thanksgiving - Culkin and Brenda were also spotted enjoying some couple time.
The two were seen splashing the cash on a shopping trip at the Monoprix retail store, where Culkin bought his love a large stuffed teddy bear.
Of course, the actor is no stranger to Paris - he bought a house there in 2013 following his split from Jordan Lane Price.
Paris and pals! Michael's girl chats to her friends outside the two-Michelin starred restaurant
New romance: Macaulay and Brenda struck up their relationship earlier this year
Big year: The two were introduced to one another while shooting Seth's directorial debut, Changeland in Thailand
Macaulay and Brenda struck up their relationship earlier this year when they were introduced to one another while shooting former Austin Paris star Seth's directorial debut, Changeland, in Thailand.
The 29-year-old actress said previously: 'It's been incredible. We spent five weeks in Thailand shooting this.?
'Seth directed and wrote and starred in it, and this has been in the making for the last seven years, so he made it happen, it was incredible - it was like, Changeland for me.'
So in love:?During their Parisian getaway - which took place over Thanksgiving - the two were also spotted splashing the cash on a shopping trip at the Monoprix retail store, where Macaulay bought his love a large stuffed teddy bear
Family ties: Paris, left, is Macaulay's goddaughter
Matchmaker: Seth, second from left, who found fame as a child star in the Austin Powers movies, cast both Macaulay and Brenda in his?directorial debut, Changeland
Matchy matchy: Culkin and his love both wore black rimmed glasses?
And she admitted: 'That sounds super cheesy but I came back like a different person.'
Song is a somewhat prolific actress who jump-started her career as a Disney child star.
She was the female lead in both 'The Suite Life of Zack and Cody' and 'The Suite Life on Deck'.
She has since appeared in the Facebook origin story 'The Social Network' and as Raven-Symone's character's best friend in 'College Road Trip'.?
Macaulay was previously married to actress Rachel Miner, who he tied the knot with in 1998, but the pair separated in 2000 and divorced two years later.
Brenda, on the other hand, was engaged to Miley Cyrus' brother Trace but called off the engagement in 2012.?
Homeward bound: Culkin has a house in the city
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