Monthly Archives: February 2016

La Buissonniere restaurant, Beaune.

New, fresh, delightful. New restaurants, or change of ownership occur in Beaune on a fairly regular basis. We have observed previously that too many of them offer similar style dishes, rarely venturing far from your traditional Burgundian fare such as coq au vin and beouf bourgognoin. To satisfy our hunger for variety, we have very… Continue Reading

Do you know your French oignons?

Do you know your French oignons? If you have ever had any French language tuition, even at an elementary level, you probably learnt the French word ‘oignons’ is not a thousand miles away from the English spelling. Well that is about to change. Later this year, ‘les oignons’ will formally become ‘les ognons’. This revised… Continue Reading

Michelin have announced their star ratings for 2016

image courtesy of Le Montrachet restaurant   Chefs and restaurant owners can stop holding their breath, the Michelin guide with their star awards were announced yesterday. In Burgundy, lost stars tended to attract the headlines, but let us give you the good news first. Christophe Queant, formerly of Chateau Pommard, opened his Le Carmin restaurant… Continue Reading

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