Eating well in Alsace

Le Buerehiesel in Strasbourg (restaurant review) By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 24 March 2018 OK so it cost me more than €120 … but lunch here was fabulous. I had enjoyed lunch here a few years back with a work colleague and it was a positive experience for about the same price. But this time, it […]

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Lunchtime finesse

Restaurant Review: La Casserole By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com  3 March 2018 You want to eat lunch (very) well in Strasbourg? I get plenty of requests on where to dine in this lovely Alsatian capital, and just before the snow started falling yesterday afternoon, I revisited La Casserole at 24 rue des Juifs – Tel +33 […]

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Heady joys of vin chaud

France’s oldest Christmas market and … mulled wine By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com  3 December 2015 Here in the heart of Alsace, Strasbourg is known as the Christmas capital. With little wonder. Founded in 1570, the well-known Christkindelsmärik in Place Broglie is considered to be the oldest Christmas market in France. Starting in late November, through […]

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Strasbourg’s first Italian wine bar: Better late than never

4 September 2015 By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com Strasbourg is a significant European city. Its multifaceted architecture reflects Europe’s rich, long history. Styles range from Middle Age bridges to European institutional buildings: some appealingly post-modern, others 1970s-era eyesores. This capital city of the Alsace region in northeastern France hosts the European Parliament. It is located […]

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Business lunch at the one star Buerehiesel

Restaurant review by Panos Kakaviatos for Wine-Chronicles.com 7 February 2015 We were seated in a well-sunlit space, the large windows offering lovely views of the trees in the surrounding Orangerie park on a cold, yet sunny February day. The site was the Restaurant Buerehiesel, located in the heart of Strasbourg’s rather expansive and pastoral park, […]

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