Pizza with pesto. Pesto pasta. Pesto sauce. If there's one thing more emblematic of Genoa than Christopher Columbus, it's pesto. But just like every other "sacred" local dish, pesto alla genovese absolutely must stick to tradition. In addition, finding a "proper" pesto outside of Liguria is no mean feat.
Bordeaux S.O GOOD has become the flagship event of the city of Bordeaux in the gastronomic world. For one weekend, the city becomes a giant market and restaurant, offering the best products from the south west, while calling on local artisans and talented chefs. A chance to discover and taste the best of the region.
Two gourmet venues have just opened up in Bordeaux offering a mix of traditional and more contemporary produce: the Echoppe de la Lune and the Halles de Bacalan. While housing vintage products that have retained their powers of seduction over time, they also take an updated approach in a setting that caters to modern-day tastes.
Bars with breathtaking views, from the old town to the rest of the province Each year, as spring arrives, you find yourself dreaming of summer, its fun-filled, lazy days, and all those places just waiting for you to visit.
Cantabria: sea and mountains, green and blue, tradition and innovation. All of this means that this region enjoys one of the country's most varied cuisines.
Here is a small selection of places where you can get the best of both and have a great time to boot.
One of Nantes' culinary specialities is the famous crêpe bretonne. These pancakes can be made sweet using normal wheat or savoury using buckwheat.
Fancy a sweet break in Palermo? Suggestions for a couple of treats you just have to try and the many bakeries that have opened in town in the past few years.
La Cigale is one of the most iconic restaurants in Nantes. Even if you're only passing through town, it is a place worth stopping by for a few minutes. While the menu is certainly enticing and the service is always friendly, it is above all the décor that has made the place so renowned. Even after many years in Nantes, every time I visit La Cigale, I am enchanted by its the beauty.