Lebanon (Part 1)

Byblos: at the harbour Dinner Sunset in Jounieh Through the mountains of Lebanon

Kei

Restaurant Kei – 5 rue Coq Héron 75001 Paris Kei. This name may sound more like a Japanese restaurant than French cuisine. But, no. The Japanese chef, Kei Kobayashi, une étoile Michelin, was born in Japan but fell in love with the French gastronomy. He learnt with the most famous chiefs, Jean-François Piège and Christophe … Continue reading

Road Trip in Catalunya

First stop: Besalu, a town from the Middle Ages In Besalu, trees are wearing knits. (This was part of an art project) Second stop, an unknown and abandoned castle in the middle of nowhere The lighthouse close to Puerto de la Selva our third stop Our last stop: Cadaques, a beautiful village where I wish … Continue reading

Still in Barcelona: Ferrum and En Ville (restaurants)

My new favorite restaurant in Barcelona is Ferrum (Carrer de Corsega, 400, Eixample district). Thanks Jessie ;) We started with a cocktail (huge choice of gin tonics) in the cocktail bar next to the restaurant. The traditional pa amb tomaquet (bread with olive oil, garlic and tomatoes) and jamon iberico de bellota (those pigs only … Continue reading

The other side of La Sagrada Familia

One of the most symbolic and famous works of the Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudi is La Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona. The cathedral is still a work in progress, but it is definitely amazing. The problem may be the crowds of tourists on the site, taking pictures of the turtles on the Nativity front, or … Continue reading

Now, Barcelona (Bar Lobo)

My first post from Barcelona is about a restaurant (of course!). Bar Lobo is close to the Ramblas (Carrer del Pintor Fortuny, 3). There, the food is very refreshing, you will not find tapas that are sooo rich like in many many cafés in Barcelona. The place is quiet, peaceful, and far from the crowds … Continue reading

Petites merveilles

Aux Merveilleux de Fred, pour leurs merveilleux légers et terriblement bons et leurs boutiques charmantes. Les cramiques sont aussi délicieuses. Une tarte aux oignons accompagnée d’une salade de roquette, tomates cerises, et feta par A. (les oignons sont transformés en crème avec du lait et de la crème fraîche, miam) La tarte aux fraises de … Continue reading

Makassar, un peu d’ici et d’ailleurs

Makassar: 39, Avenue de Wagram, Paris 17ème Voici mon dernier coup de cœur restau (avec le Café Constant, rue Saint Dominique, mais je n’avais pas mon appareil photo !): Makassar, restaurant mi-français, mi-indonésien. La carte est divisée en deux, un côté cuisine française style bistrot évolué et un autre indonésien avec les grands classiques (aux … Continue reading