THE FIGARO SELECTION – The new gastronomic scene in the capital of Loire-Atlantique is booming, offering lively, inventive and passionate cuisine. Follow the guide, for Hellfest festival-goers and others!
Appearing during the 2010s, the new gastronomic scene continues to unfold in the capital of Loire-Atlantique. In this attractive city, both relaxed and dynamic, new addresses open every year, offering lively, inventive and passionate cuisine – for our greatest delight!
The most creative: Pickles
When he opened this establishment in 2014, Dominic Quirke wanted above all to work with ancient races. “These exceptional meats are an excellent point of contact with the terroirexplains the friendly Briton, bringing his piece of lamb from the 100 hens farm, accompanied by vegetables and a mint emulsion. The quality of the other ingredients then follows naturally.” Result: relief and texture, organic and local products cooked with sincerity and breathtaking inventiveness – the asparagus served for dessert, with granny apples and lemon ice cream are delicious proof of this. Also note the “cellar book”, which contains…