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Restaurant review: L’Arpège, Paris

Restaurant review: L’Arpège, Paris

Food, Lifestyle, Uncategorized
The house of faith for vegetables. Probably the most divisive restaurant, L’Arpège is a place where you’d either love or hate, no in-between. As a loyal fan of the popular series Chef’s Table I came across chef Alain Passard’s 3 Michelin-star restaurant for the first time. His passion for cooking could be easily noticed in the episode, which showed how he began gaining recognition with meat dishes and afterwards found his calling with vegetables. The restaurant and the chef received a lot of praises for creating a revolution on fine-vegetable-dining, and it is always fully-booked, even though the prices are very (very!) steep. I managed to score a reservation for my best friend’s birthday. She’s a vegetarian and a foodie, so I knew chef Alain Passard’s restaurant would b
Eurostar plans London – Bordeaux ‘wine line’

Eurostar plans London – Bordeaux ‘wine line’

Lifestyle, Travel
A feasibility study has been organised by Eurotunnel in collaboration with three other railway infrastructure companies to finalise a proposal on a non-stop train journey from London St Pancras International to France’s most popular wine region in less than five hours. This week, Eurostar announced it’s plans for a non-stop train journey from London St Pancras International to Bordeaux St-Jean Station. Eurotunnel, SNCF, HS1 and Lisea are the companies carrying out the official study. This plan was made possible because of a recently opened high-speed railway line between Tours and Bordeaux. Over one million people travelled between London and Bordeaux region last year by air and an estimation that 20 percent would switch to rail for a service of this distance. HS1’s commercial d
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