Top Choice Regional Cuisine in The Lot

Le Dodus en Ville

Choose from bright chairs out on the main street of Puy l’Évêque or inside the glass-fronted, jaunty dining room and tuck into locally sourced, seasonal dishes created by friendly Mimie de Lestrade. Save room for he…
Top Choice Bistro in Bas-Languedoc

Bistro d’Alex

Tuck into excellent regional cuisine accompanied by top-class wines by the glass (the bistro adjoins Vinipolis wine warehouse). It’s deservedly popular with the locals, so reservations are a good idea.
Top Choice Gastronomy in Languedoc-Roussillon

Auberge du Vieux Puits

Gilles Goujon’s wonderfully relaxed Auberge du Vieux Puits is tucked away in the hilltop village of Fontjoncouse, between Narbonne and Perpignan. Goujon’s known for his fondness for humble ingredients such as Bigorr…
Burgundian in Yonne

Auberge du Pot d'Etain

You wouldn't necessarily expect to find a gastronomic gem in the modest village of L'Isle-sur-Serein, halfway between Avallon and Noyers-sur-Serein. But there's Auberge du Pot d'Etain, beating all the odds. The menu…
Modern French in The Loire Valley

Auberge de Montpoupon

Serves French favourites as well as pizza.
French in The Loire Valley

Auberge la Sansonnière

Surrounded by sunflower fields, this stone-built country inn, with a wood-beamed dining room, serves exquisite traditional French menus that evolve with the seasons and focus on fresh local products, including fish …
French in Paris

Mes Bocaux

Former Michelin-starred Savoyard chef Marc Veyrat upped the takeaway stakes when he put his small fleet of smart black food trucks on the road. Hot or cold dishes such as turmeric chicken and saffron potatoes; roast…
Burgers in Paris

Le Camion Qui Fume

The 'smoking truck' that started the local food-truck craze, with gourmet burgers grilled by SoCal chef (and now local food celeb) Kristin Frederick, who trained at Paris' prestigious Ferrandi culinary school. Follo…
American in Paris

Cantine California

This roving food truck serves up organic burgers, tacos and homemade desserts from San Fran transplant Jordan Feilders. Follow its location on Twitter at @CantineCali.
Gastronomy in Languedoc-Roussillon


Michel Bras has been based at the eponymous Bras in the village of Laguiole since 1999. His food is steeped in the rustic, country flavours of his youth, reinvented in all kinds of outlandish ways. It’s worth a trip…