The most Alsatian of the Parisian Brasseries, has been serving draught beer and sauerkraut near Bastille since 1864. In 1981, President François Mitterand booked the entire first floor to celebrate his election, and I had not had a full meal here for a good 15 years, hence why i went bak for dinner in November 2016. And I was not disappointed!
At the top end of Flinders Lane, also called the Parisian end of the Melbourne CBD, and next to Italian eatery extraordinaire Cecconi's (which we will review later...) sits pretty, sleek, and busy, Cumulus Inc, part of Andrew McConnell's empire and running morning to late, seven days a week.
My current first choice when dining on my own in Melbourne, it combines fabulous décor, ambience, gorgeous crowds and delicious food.
December Food adventures in Strasbourg - a guest post from Janelle & Scott Gould - DistantFrancophile
Maison Kammerzell - Strasbourg - Restaurant review
My virtual friends, Janelle and Scott Gould from Melbourne, who run an interesting blog called DistantFrancophile were visiting Alsace recently and on their own accord went to explore one of the most ancient restaurants in France: Maison Kammerzell in Strasbourg, which has been operating since 1427 with further additions in 1467 and 1589, when three upper floors of timber panelling were added, resulting in the building we know today.
Their "signature dish" was invented 45 years ago by the Chef who is still running the show today, Guy-Pierre Baumann. He almost went to jail for what was looked at as a blasphemy on the traditional meat choucroute! So I won't steal the show and direct you to our Restaurant Review page where I have hosted their article! Bon appétit!
I was recently invited by Inside Cuisine to the media launch of the upstairs fine dining of this popular, still newly opened, bar in Surry Hills, Sydney. I was suitably impressed...
We have revamped our "Restaurants Reviews" page to help with Search Engine Optimisation and harmonising the look of these pages with the rest of the site. We have also removed temporarily reviews of restaurants that have recently closed like Tastevin but kept the one for Guillaume at Bennelong which is now reopened in Paddington as Guillaume, which we have not had a chance to try yet. Each review has its own page, so it is easier for you and Google to find them.
We currently have only three reviews:
Biota Dining - Bowral - Southern Highlands of New South Wales
Guillaume at Bennelong
You will find mention of other restaurants we have had the privilege to dine at over the course of my gastronome life. You can use our "Search" function to find a short description of our culinary encounters. Over time, we will endeavour to blow up these snippets to a full blown review.
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Born in France, well travelled, relocated to Sydney in 1997.
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