Restaurant Le Meurice

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French gastronomic culture – the thing foodies’ dreams are made of – from delicate sauces to rustic bread, from stinky unpasteurized chesses to the most ornate pastries you have ever seen, with its multi course presentation and social custom the French really know how to dine! Well it seems UNESCO also think French cuisine is... Read more »

Le Meurice Hotel

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The history of Le Meurice hotel is a long and illustrious one. It began in 1771 in Calais, where upper-class British travellers on their way to Paris would arrive after crossing the Straits of Dover. There, an enterprising regional postmaster, Charles-Augustin Meurice (1739-1820), welcomed them to French shores, putting them up in his Calais coaching... Read more »