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Côté Rue Bordeaux Review A Diversity Of Flavours On Bordeaux's Rue Paul Louis Lande

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The concept at Côté Rue is simple enough – fresh ingredients direct from the market concocted into a simple seasonal menu that is presented as a tasting menu. You don’t get to choose what you eat – so prudes should stay away – but for those who enjoy culinary experimentation and food served just as the chef(s) intended, Côté Rue …

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Umami Restaurant Review The Fifth Taste In Strasbourg

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UMAMI occupies a somewhat curious position in the little city of Strasbourg. It sits perched atop ancient cobbled stone right in the middle of Petite France, the picturesque medieval district, favoured by tourists and choucroute peddlers alike. Though that’s not to say it’s the only restaurant in the area pushing a slightly more refined menu onto those much trodden streets. …

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Photo Story: Street Bouche Strasbourg Street Food and Art Combine In Port du Rhin

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An hour’s walk away from Strasbourg’s tourist-filled La Petite France is a long forgotten industrial estate that is slowly becoming a new hub for cultural activity in Strasbourg. Home to the broken shells of old breweries, empty roads and a working dockyard – the area is generally abandoned for much of the week, and for now it’ll stay that way …

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Morning Mist Over Lake Annecy

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I walked across the Avenue d’Albigny towards the mountains and the lake and noticed the frost that wrapped itself around blades of grass as a glistening shroud. Le Pâquier was almost empty save for a few cold souls in the distance. It was 8am, the market would be waking the townsfolk with the scents of Savoy cheeses and salty bundles …