A bright spot in a gastronomic desert: Relais de Reuilly in Champagne

Hats off for the Relais de Reuilly in the western part of the Marne Valley in Champagne. Located on the road parallel to but south of the Marne River. After 28 years owning and running this small hotel restaurant, chef Martial Berthuit still has enthusiasm, energy and ideas. Walking a fine line between creativity of…

Le Jardin Gourmand in Auxerre: summer garden in your plate

Jardin Gourmand: flowers and salad   Sit down on their wildly sensual terrace for a visit with chef and owner Pierre Boussereau and Olivier Laplaine (front of the house) and you will quite literally get Pierre’s garden on your plate. Infinite varieties of greens, salads, herbs and flowers give you a real taste of summer….