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Le Bistrot à Gilles
Located in Nantes’ beautiful old town, Le Bistrot à Gilles brings an original touch to the finest French cuisine, offered at affordable prices. Their varied selection includes many local recipes, such as the mackerel tart or the L…
"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…
Nantes cake is the local speciality when it comes to cakes in Nantes... and although I'm from Nantes, Nantes cake was a source of mystery for quite some time.My grandmother Hélène loved preparing this cake for large family gatheri…