Stylish Argentian restaurant in Saint Katherine’s docks

CAU restaurant

If you love great steaks but you don’w want to compromise on style then the new CAU restaurant might be your next favourite Argentinian restaurant in London. Although I absolutely adore proper steak houses where they use only the best of grass-fed British meat, I also love treating myself to a tasty Argentinian steak. It is not a secret to anyone that Argentina beef meat is worldly considered to be one of the finest meats. Meat lovers and connoisseurs seek proper Argentinian restaurants all over the world and, to be honest, I do too. I have been trying the most … Continue reading

The best patisseries in Paris

best patisseries in Paris

If you visit Paris for the day, for the weekend or for the whole week you should definitely schedule a visit to one of the most renowned patisseries in Paris. France is, indeed, home to the most talented and prestigious chefs patissiers in the whole world and Paris, being the capital, hosts their boutiques where you can admire and taste their beautiful work. To me, French patisseries are pure art translated into a piece of delicious tangible heaven. Buying a gâteau, a macaron, a tarte, a molleux, a mousse or any of the treats at the patisserie counter is a … Continue reading

Top 10 romantic London restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Restaurant Shard

Tic, tac.. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you have no idea what to plan. You can always buy a bottle of French champagne and some chocolates on the day or… surprise your other half with one of the most romantic restaurants in London! Dining in one of the most romantic London restaurants is not just a matter of “going out”. To me, these romantic restaurants all offer an exceptional experience; a real adventure where ambiance, food, service and décor blend in a magical way. I was planning a Valentine’s Day surprise so I felt like sharing with … Continue reading

Barbecoa by Jamie Oliver: fine dining restaurant review

barbecoa Jamie Oliver London

I have recently been invited to spend a fabulous city evening at the oh so acclaimed Jamie Oliver’s finest meat restaurant in London: Barbecoa. I was very much looking forward to discovering this steak’s temple not only because I love a proper high-quality meat restaurant but because this spot has become a reference within London’s fine dining addicts scene. First of all, I must admit that as a southern French native I love steaks and proper locally sourced (especially organic) beef meet and any special, or regular, occasion is the perfect excuse for a thick cut of Sirloin, Rib-Eye or … Continue reading

Top 5 French Brasserie’s Classics you should try in Paris

Bonjour! Planning a romantic trip to France this summer or just a short stop-by in the French capital? Well, I am pretty sure you are already dreaming of a nice culinary experience and, if not, almost all your friends will certainly picture you enjoying the most delicate and inexpensive cuisine … So, get ready and start planning a nice stop at a Brasserie! If you are not a French native you will certainly want to eat whenever you feel like.. so for once in France, you are in luck! As a quick reminder, the French are very strict when it … Continue reading

Fine dining in London: review of the Northall Restaurant

After a truly magical evening at the Corinthia 5 star Hotel in London for diner, I felt I had to share my experience with you! Being French I think it is in my genes to love good food, so I did not feel guilty the day I realized fine dining had become one of my biggest hobbies in life. However, I do not believe fine dining means expensive restaurants, pretentious 7 lines complicated dish names or even awards or Michelin stars. From my personal perspective, fine dining is the result of a combination of quality ingredients, creativity, savoir-faire, service and atmosphere. … Continue reading

Top 5 French desserts: Bring the sweet taste of France to your kitchen!

Someone said French desserts? Remember these three words: Fluffiness, creaminess and delicacy because they are the key that will make you fall in love with French desserts. Unsurprisingly, the word “dessert” finds its origins in the French term dessevir (la table) which means “to clear the table.” Today, almost four centuries after desserts started to become popular, French cuisine is still treating people from all over the world with delightful desserts. No matter whether you are eating a flaky, fruity and layered pastry, an airy and bubbly mousse or a light and traditional éclair, there is only one word to … Continue reading