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A Day of Rain and Dinner at La P'tite Cocotte

A Day of Rain and Dinner at La P'tite Cocotte, Nice, France (B)

A day of rain had been forecast before I left home but you have to hope when you’re only somewhere for 4 nights – somewhere that’s supposed to be sunny in September – that the weather people have got it wrong. Sadly not. It was only a light rain when I emerged from the hotel this morning to seek breakfast but it had clearly been raining heavily in the night. I made my way down to Pain e Cie (which was a Pain Quotidien when I was here in 2006 and is much the same) where I ordered a Nicoise breakfast of freshly squeezed orange juice, croissant and coffee for €7.50. It was good and I liked sitting by the window looking over the Saleya market. It feels like being in the heart of Nice. 

Outside the rain was getting heavier again so I made my way back to the hotel for a while. For lunch I ventured westwards rather than in the Old Town direction as I’d read about La Femme Du Fromager and thought it would be a good place for lunch. Weirdly it also turned out to be a lot like a Pain Quotidien but I don’t think there’s a connection. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Day of Rain and Dinner at La P'tite Cocotte
Guide Location: France » Nice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kay Gale
Read it on Author's Website: https://travel-gourmet.com/2019/09/22/nice-2019-a-day-of-rain-dinner-at-la-ptite-cocotte/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pain e Cie
  • Saleya market
  • La Femme Du Boulanger (he made a mistake, he wrote La Femme Du Fromager)
  • Musee des Beaux Arts
  • Musee Matisse
  • Place Charles Felix
  • Bar de la Degustation
  • Place du Palais
  • tempting shops
  • La P’tite Cocotte
  • Quai des Etats-Unis
  • Quai Rauba Capeu

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