A Day in Lyon and Paul Bocuse

France, Lyon Guide (B): A Day in Lyon and Paul Bocuse

Lyon is one of France’s most famous foodie destinations (some even say the best in the world), mostly due in recent time to its ‘son’ Paul Bocuse. Bocuse was born near Lyon in the village of Collognes-au-Mont-d’Or in 1926. His restaurant l’Auberge du Post de Collonges has 3 Michelin Stars and he’s made a huge contribution to gastronomy through his innovation and training of other famous chefs. If your pocket doesn’t stretch to 3 Michelin Stars then you can still experience Paul Bocuse in one of his 8 brasseries in Lyon – one of which we ate at yesterday lunchtime: Le Nord. But first of all, we visited Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse.

This covered market pays homage to the master chef with restaurants, cafés and food shops. Sometimes I find these huge food emporiums a bit overwhelming and disappointing, but not these. The food looked stunning; the restaurants looked like places you could happily sit without feeling you were in a market thoroughfare, and there was even a cookery school. As we’d already booked a table at Le Nord, we weren’t looking to eat. But we did need a coffee after the drive before we explored and, as you’d expect, it was a very good coffee indeed. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Day in Lyon and Paul Bocuse
Guide Location: France » Lyon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Le Nord  
Author: Kay Gale
Read it on author's website: https://travel-gourmet.com/2017/07/27/a-day-in-lyon-and-paul-bocuse/

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