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Top Restaurant Review - L'Astrance, France
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04 March 2009

Top Restaurant Review - L'Astrance, France

Most wouldn't be surprised to learn that over half of the world's top 50 restaurants deal in some soft of French cuisine. Being one of the most popular cooking “styles” in the world, French cuisine can be found all over the globe. So that's no surprise. It is surprising to learn, however, that only a handful of these restaurants are actually located in France. Behind El Bulli (#1), Pierre Gagnair (#3), and Bras (#7), L'Astrance is the 4th highest ranked restaurant in France, making the list at #11 in the world. With classical French cuisine served up by head chef Pascal Barbot, L'Astrance continues to climb the ranks in popularity.

Barbot opened L'Astrance in 2000 and has since been making big waves throughout the world. With his small and formal dining room tucked away on a quite street in Paris, the unassuming L'Astrance is a total paradox from outer shell to inner beauty. Chef Barbot is only in his mid 30s, but has honed his talents for the cuisine in some of Europe's top restaurants. Recently, L'Astrance was the recipient of a two-star rating from the Michelin Guide, and both sides of the Atlantic have praised his cuisine as among the best and most innovative the world has seen in decades.

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