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Latest update : 2014-06-10

Dishes from yesteryear

With this year marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings on the Normandy coast and the 100th anniversary of the start of World War 1, new dining experiences are offering a trip back in time.


Auberge de Fontaine
22 Grande Rue
60300 Fontaine-Chaalis
+33(0)3 44 54 99 03

The 14-18 Menus

20 rue d'Artois
75008 Paris
+33(0)1 43 80 19 66

Champagnes G.H. Mumm
34 rue du Champ de Mars
51100 Reims
+33(0)3 26 49 59 70

"Il était une fois l'Orient Express" exhibition
Institu du Monde Arabe
1 rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard
Place Mohammed V
75236 Paris cedex 5

Yannick Alléno temporary restaurant

4 rue de l'Arc de Triomphe
75017 Paris
+33(0)1 40 68 70 60

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Changing cheese culture

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