North-African

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

Au p’tit Cahoua – Paris – France (T800!) Visit Review: 15.8

My couscous cantina.

As for pizza, the war of the best couscous in Paris is illusory. Between its Berber origins and its Moroccan, Tunisian and Algerian versions, there is enough to maintain the long evenings of endless debates. Still, couscous (like pizza!) does not support mediocrity. Vegetables, meat, semolina, it is necessary to respect a minimum the product to arrive at a result of quality. We have [...]
Au p'tit Cahoua Salle

Restaurant du port de pêche – Casablanca – Morocco Visit Review: 13.4

Meat lovers forbidden.

If you do not like fish, do not come here, because unlike many specialty restaurants that still make a small piece of menu for "the others", here, not the least piece of meat on the horizon. Well yes, it's true, have you ever seen a cow in the sea? The decor is antediluvian, with checkered tablecloths, photographs of a Casablanca of your great grandparents and waiters melted into the [...]
Le restaurant du port de pêche Paella

Chez Ali – Marrakech – Morocco Visit Review:

Once in your life!

To say that I walked backwards to book a table there is a weak word. It is amlmost a gun on the temple that I accepted the proposal of my guide to spend the evening in this 1st category tourist-trap. Even if it means to sink into the supposed disaster, both do things big, so I took VIP seats. The arrival is a real disaster for the historian that I am. One is welcomed between pasteboard [...]
Chez Ali

Le Rouget de l’Isle – Casablanca – Morocco Visit Review: 15

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One of the chic Casablanca tables, located in a residential area of colonial epoch, a haven in the middle of a modern sector. It is a beautiful villa with a beautiful garden and an elegant kitchen under the direction of.Le Rouget de l'Isle Hermitage Domaine des 3 Cavaliers Maroc I was able to visit the kitchens that are irreproachable. The space is large enough to hold professional [...]
Le Rouget de l'Isle Hermitage Domaine des 3 Cavaliers Maroc

Bleu Four Seasons- Casablanca – Morocco Visit Review: 15.8

Abstinent!

When the power of a multinational company can do nothing against religious laws. This superb hotel and excellent restaurant belonging to the Four Seasons group is located less than 1000 meters from a mosque and is today (July 2017) still waiting for a waiver to be able to sell ... alcohol! It's silly!We were alone at lunch in this huge room with terrace and views of the Atlantic [...]
Bleu Four Seasons Dorade de face

L’Oasis II – Bourg-Saint-Maurice – France Visit Review: 11.4

Waiting for the train.

Found thanks to TripAdvisor, nice little couscous restaurant in Bourg-Saint-Maurice. It is located right in front of the train station.  Couscous very honest and generous with friendly staff. The decoration deserves a little more originality related to the specialties displayed but it is a good place to eat before taking the [...]
L'Oasis II

Wally le Saharien – Paris – France Visit Review: 15,6

Casual dromadary.

More than 30 years that Wally treats us with his saharan couscous. It was initially located rue Le Regrattier on Île Saint-Louis before moving into the 9th arrondissement. But the concern when you want to be too authentic is to disarm those who are used to a cooking "adapted". So when they are served a dry semolina, a simple piece of grilled lamb, when they do not liters of broth and [...]