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Free Wine Tasting At Lyon’s Centre de Congrès l’Espace Tête d’Or

Free Wine Tasting At Lyon’s Centre de Congrès l’Espace Tête d’Or September 28, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Taking place from the 15th to the 17th of October, French wine producers will gather together at Lyon’s Centre de Congrès l’Espace Tête d’Or for the annual Les Vignerons de France. Fifty to eighty producers are selected and invited by the organisers Vinomedia, based on their title,...

Supermarket Sweep In France

Supermarket Sweep In France July 8, 2010 | Food | Read More
Some travel practices are universal. Trying the local tipple in a newly discovered destination, only to realise that the alcohol content is drastically in excess of any legal limits you’re accustomed to, and tasting novel foods peddled from weird locations; you’re not completely sure if you’re...

Making a Low Cost Lunch Interesting in Lyon

Making a Low Cost Lunch Interesting in Lyon June 18, 2010 | Food | Read More
A low cost lunch in Lyon is not a difficult find. With over 1000 restaurants in the city centre alone, competition generally keeps prices reasonable. A midday plat du jour in the city will, on average, cost around 8 euros, but if you’re looking for real value for money, the Resto Rapid is the place...

Indulgence at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse

Indulgence at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse May 28, 2010 | Food | Read More
Oysters and white wine at eleven in the morning – just to get the engine started – chocolate from some of the finest chocolatiers in France and a selection of the world’s most acclaimed cheeses are just a few of the gourmet pleasures to be found at Lyon’s mecca of gastronomy; Les Halles...

Restaurants in Lyon: An Evening at Brasserie Georges

Restaurants in Lyon: An Evening at Brasserie Georges May 7, 2010 | Food | Read More
I love Brasserie Georges! There, I’ve said it; quite a declaration, but it’s true. Lyon’s largest  and oldest (174 years old) Brasserie is by far one of my favourite restaurants in the city, and every time I make a visit I try to pinpoint exactly what makes it so. Like the food on...

Restaurants in Lyon: Cuisine packed Rue Mercière and Rue des Marronnier

Restaurants in Lyon: Cuisine packed Rue Mercière and Rue des Marronnier April 16, 2010 | Food | Read More
With over a thousand restaurants in the city centre alone, most of Lyon’s streets are sprinkled with a healthy assortment of restaurants to choose from, but none equal the restaurant-packed density of Rue des Marronnier and Rue Mercière. Both of these lengthy streets are pedestrianized areas, which...