Category Archives: 2002

Behind the scenes @ Le Jardin Gourmand

They were just back from Rome, to get away while the work was being done. Work being a total make over of the restaurant Le Jardin Gourmand. « We had to do it to be ready to face the next 10 … Continue reading

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Tang : Bordeaux with Chinese food

Taro root with white truffle oil This is one of his signature amuse bouches. The sweetness of the taro is a perfect vehicle for the gamy complex (almost intoxicating) truffle. Noodles with shitake mushrooms Very South-East Asian in style. Some … Continue reading

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Daniel et Martine Barraud 2002 Pouilly Fuissé En Bulland

 

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Last rays of summer sun at Sonia and Carlos

  I like this place for its simple, homey food and atmosphere.  Although Giles Chiraiaux (owner and chef) has a printed menu, the black board has the daily suggestions and is the way to go. Starters are very traditional, with … Continue reading

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Robert Arnoux Vosne Romanée 1er Cru Les Chaumes 2002 (demi)

Robert Arnoux  Vosne Romanée 1er Cru Les Chaumes 2002 (demi) There is no purple left here, the color is red and light to rim with less clarity and brilliance that is usual for this domaine, but bottlings here are neither … Continue reading

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