It’s been a little while since I’ve posted about anything food-related (blame travel for that), but let me spend a sweet little moment to reminisce about the sugary delicacies of French chain Lenôtre.
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Often touted as the best ramen in Paris, I’m left slightly torn on my opinion of Kotteri Ramen Naritake. Part of me is convinced this is the best I’ve ever eaten, the other part recognises that it’s awfully salty bowl of broth. The divided opinion […]
I had my first proper French Bistro last year on my second trip to Paris. My friend Thi Thu had recommend L’Aubergeade as a traditional, authentic experience that’s very popular with the locals. For €17,5 I grabbed the three course lunch which was filling, tasty and […]
The cheapest (one-way) flight I’ve taken to date was to Toulouse, France. End of summer and just a tenner on Ryanair! How lucky is that? I ended up tacking on nearby Barcelona to make that a double adventure. And as well, we did a day […]
Continuing on in my patisserie quest across Paris, my next stop is Pastry Cyril Lignac in the 11th arrondissement. Believe it or not, it’s a patisserie from the likes of Cyril Lignac! Explains the name. For those of us outside the French culinary scene, Lignac […]
Hello 2018! It’s nice to meet you. Hope you’re full of wonderful adventures, good eating and splendid weather. Let me recount a day with all of these things, back in the city of Toulouse, in the country of France, with my friend Judy. Here’s a […]
Being well settled into the new London winter has me thinking about all my travels this year. Eighteen countries this year! That’s insane. Who would have known I would have gone to so many places. And one of those very special places is Paris. So […]
So… we weren’t quite ready for how late Toulouse dinnertimes start. We had been pondering why most of the street felt so quiet. It turns out a lot of places don’t begin their dinner service until 8pm. We were already hungry.
I’m a torn man. I liked the food at La Planxa but the service was terrible and it ultimately overshadowed the dining experience as a whole. I was led into La Planxa due to the positive Tripadvisor reviews (occasionally dodgy at times, I know) and […]