Bordeaux: success at the Grand Maison
The arrival of Gagnaire succeeding Robuchon in the famous Bordeaux establishment has already caused a lot of ink and sparked off many gossip! As soon as the enter, there is a change of scenery: lighter, more refined: the heavy curtains have given room to white curtains, delicate armchairs replace the benches and on the walls some contemporary works from the collections of the master of the place, Bernard Magrez. Under the leadership of Chef Jean-Denis Le Bras, a familiar of Olivier Gagnaire for more than 10 years, the menu declines a product: lobster, poultry, langoustine, black truffle of Aquitaine … in different cooking methods associations and flavors, All perfectly mastered. As for the great dessert that delight us with 7 compositions: pear tatin, loukoum poppy, custard …. It is worth the trip! The Michelin guide was not mistaken by awarding this (very) Great House with 2 stars last February ! A. F.-M.