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Salicorne

Salicorne (Agon-Coutainville)

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In this former Peugot repair shop that’s been converted into a loft-like bistro (whitewashed bricks, glass partitions, a bar, an open kitchen), you’ll find Julien Choquenet, a local lad who learnt his good manners from Senderens and Robuchon. Although not always sourced strictly from Normandy, his intuitive cuisine shocks the Agon-Coutainville locals’ taste buds… The other day at lunch (€19): paprika-spiced prawn tempura skewers; delicious slow-roasted pork in a jus de viande, served with a powerful mousseline of cauliflower from the Val de Saire; before diverging from the set menu (for an additional €9) and opting for the Insta-gourmet chocolate sphere over a cacao crumble, caramelized hazelnuts and vanilla cream. // François Phan

FEELING THIRSTY? Glug, glug, glug: a Mâcon-Villages from the Domaine Perraud (€5 a glass), Trigone N°18, a Roussillon white from Le Soula (€35 a bottle), Mais Oui T’Es Biau, a Languedoc red from the Domaine Magellan (€20).

PRICE: Menus €19-24 (lunch) and €32, à la carte €30-52.

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