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French Politics: Fouquet’s

I could definitely enjoy a good foie gras here, don’t you think?SAM_1347This was probably what former French President Nicholas Sarkozy thought before booking Fouquet’s for the evening of May 6th 2007, to celebrate his victory in the presidential elections. I agree, totally.SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESOn top of very appropriate plating styles, the styles of a sophisticated Parisian venue, foie gras was truly excellent: smooth, tasty and combined with the sweet of purple figs made me crave a glass of Sauternes. The wine list has certainly a lot to offer, naturellement.
SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESAfter the foie gras starter, my curiosity twisted towards a bass fillet in olive oil with baked apples.SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESThere is plenty of ‘patisserie’, some offered by the House,SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESother that you have to ask for, like their specialty: millefeuille
SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESand a lemon tart.
SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESWhat surprised me most is that Fouquet’s location is where you would typically expect a tourist trap, at least my suspicious character would, quite the opposite Fouquet’s deserves a visit, that will not be cheap (I still thank my hosts) but worthwhile all the way.

Fouquet’s

99 Avenue des Champs-Élysées, 75008– Paris
France
Tel. +33 (1) 40 69 60 50

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