A weekend in the Loire stopping for the night in Tours now always brings me to a restaurant called l’Odéon, right near the train station. It’s got great service, presentation and wonderful food at prices you’d never find in Paris!
Seated in a well lit, nicely decorated place with graceful servers who smile and take your coat… we all agreed that we were so glad to have come to this place for dinner. A couple of years ago, I had discovered it with a good and decided I needed a repeat testing of their menu. Their “menu du soir” at 32 euros includes an entrée, plat and déssert. Like I said, you don’t get to find such a nice meal in Paris for that price.
For the entrée, at our table the only choices that were selected were the Oeufs brouillés à la crème de Morilles, feuilletés aux amandes = scrambled eggs with Morille creme sauce and flaked with almonds… that just doesn’t seem to describe correctly this wonderful little dish!
Main courses seen at our table were as follows :
And what was the 5th course? What the French call a “gourmandise”. Gourmandise essentially meaning something to eat just-for-the-pleasure. We were given a plate of mini desserts of crème-brulée or an apricot confit :
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