Le Louchébem – Paris, FRANCE – The Butcher’s restaurant

Plenty of meat

This historic restaurant does not joke with the meat quality they serve. And people know it, it is almost always full and getting a table needs a highly recommended reservation in advance.

Restaurant Front

Restaurant Front – Louchebem – Paris, FRANCE

Of course you can  try your luck to book a table the same day, or to go to  line-up to get seated, if you are patient. The reputation about this restaurant is totally justified. Even it is already packed with lot of visitors, the menu and the quality remain interesting.

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LIMA – London, UK – First Michelin awarded Peruvian restaurant worldwide

Lima was another wonderful discovery I made in London. I went there because I was craving for good ceviche.

Storefront

Storefront – Lima – London

This is an excellent place. And I just heard it is the first Peruvian restaurant to be awarded with a Michelin star in the world!
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La Cevicheria – Paris, FRANCE – Welcome to the ceviche!

La Cevicheria is an invitation to discover food coming from elsewhere. From Peru precisely, ceviche is really popular there, and today we have the opportunity to taste really good preparation.

La Cevicheria - Paris, France

La Cevicheria – Paris, France

The menu change daily, products are fresh. I remember my last reservation at this place. Continue reading

Issy Guinguette – Issy, FRANCE – A vineyard in Paris

On my way back to Paris, riding the RER from Versailles, I was surprised to see a vineyard just before the city of lights. I decided to stop and discover what this place is offering.

A vineyard in Paris - Issy Guinguette - Issy, FRANCE

A vineyard in Paris – Issy Guinguette – Issy, FRANCE

The atmosphere is original, when you are on the street, in front of the fence, it is hard to guess a vineyard is hidden just behind the building. Immediately after the entrance, you will see their a wine shop, selling bottles from all over France. They offer mainly products from small producers. Continue reading

La Butte Aveyronaise – Paris, France – A taste of south

I like this address with the terrace, nice during sunny days. The restaurant is located in a charming neighborhood, far from the crowd.

The main dining room

The main dining room

When you enter inside that place, you will notice immediately the huge pastry just next the main door. It is one of their main special: “Mille-Feuille”. They invite you to enjoy sweet. Continue reading

Le Galopin – Rennes, France – Good for a short break in the city

If you are going to Mont-Saint-Michel from Paris, you will probably need to transfer in Rennes. There is a nice french restaurant there, also nice for business meetings. It is just located steps from the rail station, and I think it is a good value.

Menu Cover

Menu Cover

One of the classic meat based dish from their menu is the Calf’s brain. So it a good occasion for me to taste this part of the animal. The meat comes with a special sauce made with Dijon Mustard, helping you forgetting the strong meat taste.

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