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Au Petit Bouchon “Chez Georges,” Lyon France

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Régis et Jacques Marcon, Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid France

Tweet Régis et Jacques Marcon Le Menu entre Velay et Vivarais Du Sapin, Roi de nos Forets: La Pomme de pin a cueillir, Le Cepe a Ramasser, Cornet fourre a l’hommous de lentilles vertes du Puy, Huitre en gelee de … Continue reading

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Vert Marc, Chaudes-Aigues France

Tweet Vert Marc Laminated Praline Biscuit Apple Tarte Caramel Tarte Butter Croissant Chocolate Baton Having spent a restless night in a humid hotel along the main street of Chaudes-Aigues it was just before dawn that I awoke, and deciding to … Continue reading

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Patisserie de la Source du Par, Chaudes-Aigues France

Tweet Patisserie de la Source du Par Croque Monsieur Butter Croissant Vanilla Éclair Chocolate Religeuse Prune Clafoutis Having spent a restless night in a humid hotel along the main street of Chaudes-Aigues it was just before dawn that I awoke, … Continue reading

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Serge Vieira, Chaudes-Aigues France

Tweet Serge Vieira House Mocktail – Peach, Apple, and Pear with Elderflower Gruyere Bread with Mushroom Cream, Dry Aged Beef with Cucumber, Fried Pork with Lentils Crudite Tarte, Salmon with Guacamole, Trout Tartare with Fennel Gellee, Crispy Tube with Cantal … Continue reading

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Le Suquet par Michel et Sebastien Bras, Laguiole France

Tweet Le Suquet par Michel et Sebastien Bras House Filtered Water de L’aubrac and Peach Nectar de Yannick Colombie Bread with Butter and Fennel Canapes – Oeufs Coque Mouillettes, Ancient Grains, Sepia Tarte Aujourd’hui – Le Gargouillou de Jeunes Legumes, … Continue reading

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Pâtisserie Chocolaterie Pépin, Lyon France

Tweet Pâtisserie Chocolaterie Pépin Pomme de Pepin Coffee Éclair Paris Brest Guglhupf Raspberry Financier Verrine Apricot, Salted Caramel, Pistachio. Strawberry Macaron Located directly in the shadow of my hotel, but not opening until 9am and thus preventing a visit on … Continue reading

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Le Neuviem Art, Lyon France

Tweet Le Neuviem Art Nectar Fraises du bois Foie Gras Tartine, Green Peas, Broccoli, Sun Dried Spanish Beef Sardines with Plum in Brik Yogurt with Tandori Spices Fried Quail Egg with White Bacon Bread with Butter on Request Royale de … Continue reading

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Bernachon, Lyon France

Tweet Bernachon Baba au Rhum Mille-feuille Pecan tartelette Cream Puff Coffee Éclair Chocolates Founded in 1953, and as such a relative youngster compared to some of the oldest purveyors of fine chocolates and confections throughout France, some would suggest Bernachon … Continue reading

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La Mere Brazier, Lyon France

Tweet La Mere Brazier Lychee Juice Meat Pie, Bresse Chicken with Foie Gras, Black Cherry Jam Country Loaf and Baguette with Salted and Unsalted Butters from Brittany Cold Tomato Gazpacho with Vegetable Ragout, Almond Cracker, Goat Cheese Artichoke and Foie … Continue reading

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Boulangerie de la Martiniere, Lyon France

Tweet Boulangerie de la Martiniere Emmental, Hazelnut, Raisin Bread Raspberry Clafoutis Canele de Bordeaux Almond Croissant Praline Braided Croissant Having twice passed the bakery in search of parking for nearby Boulangerie Saint Vincent, it was with boxed bites left over … Continue reading

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Boulangerie Saint Vincent, Lyon France

Tweet Boulangerie Saint Vincent Coffee Éclair Cherry Clafoutis Chocolate Pistachio Snail Cranberry Pecan Brioche Almond Croissant Apricot Tarte Located on a small corner just steps away from the Saone, and featuring weekday hours that see the small bakery open just … Continue reading

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Maison Pic, Valence France

Tweet Maison Pic Apricot Nectar Escargot Comesquis, Fresh Ewes Cheese and Vanilla, Saffron Marshmallow with Curry Foie Gras Brulee with Green Apple   Kelp Bread, Baguette, Epi, Beer Bread with Brittany Butter Multiple Tomatoes – Black Currant Leaf and Elderflower … Continue reading

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Maison Tixier-Marechal, Lyon France

Tweet Maison Tixier-Maréchal Coffee Éclair Praline tartelette Baba Au Rhum Cream Puff Praline Brioche Tarte Tatin Paris Brest Cherry Clafoutis Chocolate Religeuse Selected for post-lunch snacks before packing up for a trip to Valence largely as a result of its … Continue reading

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Café Comptoir Abel, Lyon France

Tweet Café Comptoir Abel Warm Bread Fond d’artichaut frais au foie gras Terrine du Chef (porc, veau, foie de volaille) Quenelle de brochet en gratin maison Baba au rhum & sa Chantilly Considered by some to be the best of … Continue reading

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Pain & Cie, Lyon France

Tweet Pain & Cie Breads and Spreads Espresso Having heard interesting things about Pain & Cie, an artisanal boulangerie known for a simple brunch offering a basket of fresh bread matched to a vast number of jams, butters, toppings, and … Continue reading

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Dorodi Pastry, Lyon France

Tweet Dorodi Pastry Caramel Donut, Dark Chocolate Donut, Sugared Almond Donut, Dulce de Leche Donut Red Velvet Muffin Chocolate Chip with Hazelnut Cookie Nymy Cookie With Donuts clearly having a ‘moment’ back stateside, and American culture often creeping over to … Continue reading

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Daniel et Denise, Lyon France

Tweet Daniel et Denise Warm Bread Jus Framboise La Cervelle de Canut – au vinaigre de vin vieux, parsley, chives, shallot, garlic Le Pâté en croute – au foie gras de canard et ris de veau – (Champion du Monde … Continue reading

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Chokola par Sebastien Bouillet, Lyon France

Tweet Chokola par Sebastien Bouillet Strawberry, Biscuit, Butter Caramel, Pistachio Macaron Butter and Vanilla Caramels Tarte Tatin Baba au Rhum St. Honore with Crème Caramel Base Originally targeted for another day, but finding itself slotted in on Monday as an … Continue reading

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Regal Glace, Lyon France

Tweet Regal Glace Samples – Pistache, Rocher, Nougat Caramel Fleur de Sel, Rhum Raisin, Vanilla Noix Pecan, Chocolat Blanc Returning from Roanne with plans to walk the hills surrounding la Croix Rousse before dinner it was another hot day in … Continue reading

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