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April 2010 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

The interior of Restaurant Frederic Simonin. Chef Frédéric Simonin opened his eponymous Restaurant Frédéric Simonin in the 17th arrondissement in April. He prepares very impressive traditional and modern cuisine, and we think the Parisian clientele will be drawn in by his immense talent. Restaurant Frédéric Simonin, 25, rue Bayen, 75017 Paris, 01 45 74 74 74.
 
Chef Thierry Marx of Sur Mesure at the Mandarin Oriental, Paris The Mandarin Oriental, Paris has opened, featuring two restaurants from chef Thierry Marx---his first projects in the French capital. Sur Mesure is decorated in shades of white to provide a blank canvas for the "techno-emotional" culinary creations to come, while Camelia is a more casual, modern restaurant offering French and Asian cuisine. Mandarin Oriental, Paris, 251, rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris, 01 70 98 78 88.
 

News Bytes
Alain Ducasse Opens First Restaurant in the Caribbean
Chef Alain Ducasse's miX on the beach has opened at the new W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island. This is Ducasse's first restaurant in the Caribbean. The contemporary menu draws on the local and regional ingredients of Vieques Island with dishes such as the spicy crab salad appetizer and farm-raised pork en cocotte with creamy grits that utilizes locally sourced pork. Executive chef Dagan Lynn, formerly with Alain Ducasse at the Essex House in New York, collaborated on the menu with Ducasse (Alain Ducasse). Breakfast and dinner are offered at miX on the beach. ALAIN DUCASSE Entreprise also oversees the entire food and beverage program at the property, including W Café, Living Room and WET. Alain Ducasse, Hôtel Plaza Athénée 25, av. Montaigne, 75008 Paris, 01 53 67 65 00.
 


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Closings

CLOSED FOR GOOD
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