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Brasserie Leon de Lyon, Lyon France

Tweet Brasserie Leon de Lyon Gougeres au Saint-Marcellin et Cervelle de Canut Jus de Mangue, Pomme, Fenouil Baguette with Olive Tapanade Pate en croute Quenelles de brochet Bugnes Cuit Au Moment et Servies Tiedes – Fresh Peach Jam and Whipped … Continue reading

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Donuts Factory, Lyon France

Tweet Donuts Factory Strawberry Kinder Choco Lait Amande Caramel Popcorn Underwhelmed by donuts earlier in my visit, a surprise considering the overall quality of most of Lyon’s pastries and baked goods, it was with some skepticism that I entered the … Continue reading

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Georges Blanc, Vonnas France

Tweet Georges Blanc Apricot Nectar Baguette, Croissant, Wheat, Cereal Bread with Grand Beurre de Bresse Canapes – Mackerel in Spicy Cream, Candy of Foie Gras with Basil Gel, Snail in Garlic Foam with Crisp Fantasie D’omble Chevalier en Mode Estivale … Continue reading

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Seve, Lyon France

Tweet Seve Baba Au Rhum Raspberry St. Honore Paris Brest with Strawberry and Verbena Pistachio Raspberry Mille-Feuille Iberico Macaron Foie Gras Macaron Morel and Mushroom Macaron Gorgonzola Sesame Macaron Strawberry Macaron, Rum Raisin Macaron, Pistachio Macaron, Salted Caramel Macaron Having … Continue reading

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Le Kitchen Cafe, Lyon France

Tweet Le Kitchen Café Iced Espresso, Warm Madelines, Vanilla and Cherry Cake, Pistachio Financier Chocolate Chip Cookie Said by some to offer the best coffee in the city, and open early for breakfast pastries on weekends, it was to tiny … Continue reading

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Festival des Pains par M et Mme Torres, Lyon France

Tweet Festival des Pains par M et Mme Torres Butter Croissant Raspberry Beignet Coffee Éclair Baba Au Rhum Frangipane Cake Located at the opposite end of the street from The Confluence, and passed by more than once during my week … Continue reading

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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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