Category Archives: 2001

Haddock and beets @ Le Chassagne

I have a soft spot for chefs who use beets. Surprisingly complex aromatically with an interesting mixture of red fruits and earthiness, beets are an under-rated vegetable. My most recent visit to Le Chassagne, chef Stefane Léger brought out a … Continue reading

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Dutournier’s Carré des Feuillants luncheon menu: a 2-star steal

    His pistachio and trout roe amuse bouches were superb. The bitter-sweet aspects of both ingredients married perfectly. The prawn, melon and curry combo was interesting. The prawn was just slightly over cooked, but the sweet melon and the … Continue reading

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Michel Magnien Morey St Denis Les Mont Luisants 2001 (demi)

Morey St Denis Les Mont Luisants is a 1er Cru and a Village level wine. This wine is a village level because it is upper altitude (the highest part of this already high altitude terroir). High altitude was not an … Continue reading

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