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The real Petit-Beurre from Nantes
Ever since I was little, I’ve always loved eating a Petit-Beurre biscuit, starting with its “ears” (the corners). Its smooth texture and its uniquely recognisable smell make it my equivalent of Proust’s madeleine. When I grew up,…
"Crebillonning" – how to say shopping in Nantes!
When people go window shopping in Nantes, they use the verb "crébillonner", coined after Rue Crébillon, the iconic sloping street brimming with shops. In Nantes, the expression "crébillonner" originally meant to stroll up and down…
Voyage à Nantes
In the summer, an event takes place in Nantes that neither residents nor visitors can miss. Voyage à Nantes is a new experience each year. For two months, art comes out into the city’s streets and refashions the Nantes cityscape,…