For a few years now, one thing my friends and I do without failing each time we reunite in Provence is enjoying a scrumptious diner at the local restaurant, le Bistrot du Paradou, located in ...Paradou, Provence.
Although Spain's most famous dish originated in its modern form in the mid-19th century near on the east coast of Spain, but did you know that given its less-than-fortunate beginnings, you'll rarely find a true and traditional paella on the menu at gourmet restaurants?
Its owners call it a free style restaurant. Mixing avant garde cuisine with recipes passed down from generations of cooking ancestors, they claim to cook meals for everyone. A family restaurant of another kind.
Iconic scientific institutions can no longer perform the fundamental research that fuels our knowledge based industries and economy. We are losing the science race, particularly the race in gastronomic science. But with your help, we can win the race.
For anyone coming to France for her gastronomic pleasures, to savor of her culinary treats, a side trip to Lyons is definitely in order! As the French know, Lyons is most decidedly the gastronomic capital of this most gastronomic country!
Alinea and Grant Achatz's cooking was even sometimes dubbed soulless. Like me, though, many of these critics had never eaten the food or spoken with the chef. I think maybe, all they needed to do was eat at Alinea once to discover the truth.