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Any tips on dining in the French Riviera?

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traveler Aug 15, 2001 05:28 PM

Nice, Cannes, Menton, Monaco...

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    Melanie Wong Aug 16, 2001 09:12 PM

    Thanks for posting your inquiry on the International Board (linked below). Responses should be posted there.

    You might also want to use the search engine on the Chowhound main page to find earlier posts for your destinations.

    Link: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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      Peter R. Aug 15, 2001 06:29 PM

      For upscale dining, try any of the following (all two star restaurants in the Guide Michelin): Jacques Chibois in Grasse (creative food, a great place to stay as well); L'Oasis in La Napoule(Asian accented French food; try lunch on the terrace); or Jacques Maximim (a chef who has had his ups and downs, but is in a groove). For more casual food, try Mere Besson or Caveau 30 both in Cannes. Avoid the Alain Ducasse restaurant in Monaco. Pretentious, expensive, a waste.

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        traveler Aug 16, 2001 02:02 AM

        Are you refering to the Louis XV in the square across from the casino?

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          Peter R. Aug 16, 2001 10:27 AM

          Yes.

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            MarkB Aug 16, 2001 10:36 AM

            In what part of the Bay Area are these places?

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              traveler Aug 16, 2001 02:22 PM

              These places are in the minds of many people currently located in the Bay Area, as this thread illustrates.

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                SLAP Aug 16, 2001 05:07 PM

                Why not move this discussion to the International Board?

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        jen kalb Aug 15, 2001 06:04 PM

        you might get more responses if you asked this question over on the International board.

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