Location: France
Finding outstanding equality in Burgundy

Finding outstanding equality in Burgundy

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

Finding outstanding equality in Burgundy

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

By Thatcher Baker-Briggs Canadian/American sommelier Thatcher Baker-Briggs has made a career of stepping outside his comfort zone, always pushing himself to learn and master something new. His professional trajectory boasts key positions in kitchens and dining rooms of some of the most influential restaurants in the world including then three-Michelin…

17
Sep
Provençal lunch (recipes)

Provençal lunch (recipes)

Provençal lunch (recipes)

Soupe au pistou Soupe au pistou, traditional warm Provençal soup, usually eaten in summer as it requires three kinds of fresh beans as well as other local vegetables best at their prime. Red, coco and flat beans are cooked with zucchini, tomatoes, carrots, basil leaves as well as raw and…

11
Sep
Chez Etienne

Chez Etienne

Chez Etienne

If you ask anyone from Marseille what the local speciality is, the answer might surprise you. Forget about bouillabaisse, Marseillais are obsessed with pizza. Here you’ll find it everywhere, from restaurants to food trucks, but no place is as special as Chez Etienne. Opened in 1943, this family owned pizzeria…

2
Sep
Chez Michel

Chez Michel

Chez Michel

Marseillaise institution since 1946, Chez Michel specializes in bouillabaisse, once poor fishermen stew made of rockfish, they were not able to sell. Owned and run by now the 3rd generation of Visciano family, Chez Michel is proud to serve this elaborate dish in its own way, exactly how the founder…

25
Aug
Our 12 Must-Visit Restaurants in the South of France

Our 12 Must-Visit Restaurants in the South of France

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

Our 12 Must-Visit Restaurants in the South of France

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

From fine dining to modest hole-in-the-walls…here it is!Luxeat’s best-eating selection for the South of France (in alphabetical order).

7
Aug
Portrait of a Mediterranean Chef: Gérald Passedat

Portrait of a Mediterranean Chef: Gérald Passedat

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

Portrait of a Mediterranean Chef: Gérald Passedat

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

Curious, fresh, aligned, not one single adjective can begin to describe the renowned French chef Gérald Passedat. Yet, there is one identity he undeniably embodies, that of Marseille. Born and raised and a third-generation chef of the French Mediterranean city, a place Passedat describes as diverse and creative, words that…

7
Aug
5 favourite wines from the French & Italian Mediterranean coast

5 favourite wines from the French & Italian Mediterranean coast

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

5 favourite wines from the French & Italian Mediterranean coast

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

by Mirazur’s Benoit Huguenin Well under thirty-years-old, head sommelier at three-MICHELIN-starred restaurant, Mirazur in Menton France, Benoît Huguenin represents a new generation of wine experts. “The first words chef Mauro (yes, he’s referring to chef Mauro Colagreco) said to me were, ‘I don’t want a classic sommelier,’” he tells the…

7
Aug
La Maison Troisgros: the birthplace of nouvelle cuisine

La Maison Troisgros: the birthplace of nouvelle cuisine

La Maison Troisgros: the birthplace of nouvelle cuisine

In an unassuming part of an unremarkable French town, gastronomic history was made by two brothers and a simple dish of salmon With one notable exception, Roanne train station is exactly as I remember it from my first visit 17 years ago. It’s still eerily quiet, save for the odd…

14
Jun
La Tour D’Argent

La Tour D’Argent

La Tour D’Argent

Images from my lunch at La Tour D’Argent in Paris this August. Great, classic cooking by Philippe Labbé; with a view, which is to die for! La Tour D’Argent 17 Quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris, FranceTel. +33 1 43 54 23 31

6
Nov '17
Auberge du Père Bise Jean Sulpice

Auberge du Père Bise Jean Sulpice

Auberge du Père Bise Jean Sulpice

One of the greatest discoveries this year for me was Auberge du Père Bise. Its very talented chef Jean Sulpice has just won Gault&Millau’s chef of the year 2018 title. Auberge du Père Bise Jean Sulpice 303 Route du Crêt, 74290 Talloires-Montmin, FranceTel. +33 4 50 60 72 01www.perebise.com/en/

6
Nov '17