Pâtes au pistou by Dominique Le Stanc

Pâtes au pistou by Dominique Le Stanc

The story of vermicellier Maison Barale began when Matteo Barale moved from Liguria in 1892 and brought the Ligurian pasta-making know-how to Nice. 130 years after, it’s still a small family affair run by Eric Guernion and Nathalie Barale, and, since 2 years, their son Thomas. (Who used to work at…

8
Jun
France: South of France
La Villa Madie

La Villa Madie

La Villa Madie

Lunch with a view at La Villa Madie, the newest 3 Michelin star restaurant in France headed by chef Dimitri Droisneau. The view of the sea and the pinetrees is magnificent, the cooking- even more so. Originally from the Normandy, Dimitri has worked at top restaurants in Paris such as…

24
Apr
Mediterranean Rosés for Summer

Mediterranean Rosés for Summer

Luxeat Insider · 10th ED.

Mediterranean Rosés for Summer

Luxeat Insider · 10th ED.

By Joe Czerwinski, Managing Editor RPWA The idea that rosé wines go with hot weather is certainly nothing new. There’s a natural affinity between a chilled, refreshing glass of rosé and a table of summery salads, a simple dinner of fresh-caught fish and homemade pasta, or even grilled lamb chops…

17
Jul '21
Le Temps des Tomates: Tomato tart by La Merenda’s Dominique Le Stanc

Le Temps des Tomates: Tomato tart by La Merenda’s Dominique Le Stanc

Luxeat Insider · 10th ED.

Le Temps des Tomates: Tomato tart by La Merenda’s Dominique Le Stanc

Luxeat Insider · 10th ED.

Tiny, old school and always packed with locals, La Merendais a hidden gem in Nice run by former Michelin-starred chef Dominique Le Stanc and his wife Danielle. I absolutely love Niçoise cuisine and it’s always a pleasure to come back, especially during this time of the year when the vegetables…

17
Jul '21
Marseille is crazy for pizza

Marseille is crazy for pizza

Marseille is crazy for pizza

One of the most important ports in the Mediterranean, Marseille is a bustling melting pot of people and cultures. Despite its proximity to the famous Côte d’Azur spots and its stunning nature, even among the French, it hasn’t been really known as a holiday destination. It’s a city with its…

30
Nov '20
Provençal lunch (recipe)

Provençal lunch (recipe)

Provençal lunch (recipe)

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 '20
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 '20
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). AM by Alexandre Mazzia A 2-Michelin-starred fine-dining experience inspired by a combination of Mediterranean flavours and chef’s former life in the Republic of Congo. Alexandre’s Congolese influences are featured throughout a menu…

7
Aug '20
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 '20
Maria Canabal, cooking up a future for women in hospitality

Maria Canabal, cooking up a future for women in hospitality

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

Maria Canabal, cooking up a future for women in hospitality

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

Championing women’s roles in the culinary world, Maria Canabal occupies many functions. She is a Journalist (at Nouvel Obs, Gourmet, Monocle, amongst other international media), author (Coquilles Saint-Jacques, El Celler de Can Roca: Cocinando un Tributo) and founder of Parabere Forum, the first and most important annual event for women…

7
Aug '20
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 '20