On April 27, 2017, Linda and I returned for dinner to Le Restaurant des Rois in La Réserve de Beaulieu.

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Barbara joined Linda and me for dinner at L’Hostellerie Jérôme on April 30, 2017. We were seated in the newly remodeled back room.

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Patrick Raingeard has been the chef of the restaurant of the super-luxury Hôtel Cap Estel for the last five years, regaining its Michelin star.  On our last two visits, before chef Raingeard, we dined outside on the terrace with its spectacular views of the Mediterranean coast between Cap Ferrat and Cap d’Ail. But when Clare and Basil invited us to join them at La Table de Patrick Raingeard  on April 28, 2017, it was too cool to sit outside.

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Passage 53, Paris

February 14, 2017

Passage 53 opened under chef Shinichi Sato in 2009. It was awarded a Michelin star in 2010 and a second in 2011. Luc and Laetitia joined Linda and me for dinner there on January 20, 2017.

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Sur Mesure, Paris 2

February 7, 2017

When Linda and I dined at Sur Mesure in 2013,  I  summed up in my blogpost: “I did not write “excellent” after each dish as that would be boringly repetitive; they were all excellent with no exceptions.” So we were looking forward to a fine meal when Joëlle joined us at Sur Mesure for dinner on January 19, 2017. 

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Akrame, Paris 3

January 31, 2017

We really enjoyed Akrame in its temporary facilities last May. Since then, that location, just north of the Place de la Madeleine,  has become the restaurant’s permanent spot. So Linda and I were looking forward to an interesting and excellent meal when we returned to Akrame for dinner on January 17, 2017.

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Laurent, Paris

January 24, 2017

On January 16, 2017, Luc joined Linda and me for dinner at Laurent. Once a hunting lodge, Laurent was restored in 1842 as part of the embellishment of the Champs-Elysées. Under Napoléon III it was an officers’ mess. It continues as a venerable Parisian institution and sports a Michelin star.

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