Afrique du Nord

Dar Cherifa – Marrakech – Morocco Visit Review: 12

Pale Dar

What makes two restaurants with a very similar appearance cause two very different feelings, in addition to cooking? This is what I will try to answer with Dar Cherifa, very close to all levels of Ksar Essaoussan. Except that the Dar Cherifa has a look a little too new (even if it is an ancient building), too licked closer to the movie setting set than the authentic [...]
Dar Cherifa Patio 2

Palais Mehdi Restaurant – Marrakech – Morocco Visit Review:

Small article but I wanted to note the quality of couscous lamb eaten in the restaurant of Palais Mehdi.    He deserves it simply because of the beautiful combination of spices used for cooking. Obviously, it's still a little the same thing, Ras El Hanout, with for each cook his personal recipe. But here, in addition to the candied onion on the top, I found an [...]
Palais Mehdi Restaurant Assortiment salades

Ksar Essaoussan – Marrakech – Morocco Visit Review: 15,2

A pearl

The main fault lies in its name which, in addition to being difficult to remember, promotes the multiplicity of spellings and causes a difficulty to find it directly on Google.Past this pitfall, we find what is commonly called "a hidden gem". Lost in the middle of the Medina, it is a maze that must be traveled to plunge into the darkness of this authentic [...]
Ksar Essaoussan Oranges

Palais Mehdi – Marrakech – Morocco Visit Review:

What a pool!

The Mehdi Palace is originally a private house dating from the 70s and transformed into a hotel. This gives it this true character because the main structure was not designed for commercial purposes. We are welcomed in a house with beautiful volumes and decorated in an authentic way. This is a subject that will be discussed again later.   The rooms are set in [...]
Palais Mehdi Salon