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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…
La Folle Journée
Nantes is renowned as being a hotspot for music. One reason for this is its famous classical music festival, La Folle Journée (literally “Crazy Day”). For one long weekend, Nantes turns into the national, if not international, cap…