13 October 2011

Lunch at Alain Ducasse's Louis XV - Mirror, Mirror


The mirrored door beside our table reflects a corner of this beautiful restaurant.

In the smaller photo, my friend Lynda's first course:

Fumet de homard breton à peine crémé, fins raviolis de champignons des bois et châtaignes.

Stock of Breton lobster stock with cream, raviolis of wild mushrooms and chestnuts.

Our wine: Domaine du Loou 'Esprit de Blancs' 2010 - a delicious light and fresh Provence white wine from the Var.

7 comments:

Rob and Mandy said...

A very fine meal. Happy birthday!

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

The mirror enhances the view of the dining room. I, for one, would not want to be seated at a table where the view in the mirror shows me eating.

Sharon said...

The mirror reveals wonderfully warm room and the first course sounds heavenly. I'm kind of wishing I could reach through my computer screen and have a small taste.
I've read many Ducasse recipes and quickly learned that he produces some very complex flavors.

nathalie, Avignon said...

Aaaaah, I'm salivating.
Exquisite.

glenda said...

Simply elegant!

Dianne said...

Wonderful atmosphere Jilly - elegant - stylish - classy.
I have seen the door to this famous establishment but never been inside - the attention to datail is what stands out! magnifique!

Rakesh Vanamali said...

Very interesting!

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