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Nov 17, 2007 06:55 PM

Le Relais de Venise

Hi All

My husband and I just got back from a delightful trip to the UK, which included one of th best steak meals we've ever had at Le Relais on Marylebone Lane.....We abslutely adore their signature sauce and was wondering if anyone knows what goes into it, or how I can best replicate it?

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  1. You may do better posting this on the French board as they have more restaurants in Paris and have been going many years. The London branch is quite new.
    I understand the sauce is meant to be a secret - like Col Sanders chicken or the recipe for Coke.

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    1. re: PhilD

      Many of those favorites aren't so secret now with thanks to websites that publish the recipes. I even know how to make KFC's cole slaw and lots of other goodies. Krispy Kreme has shown up on one and the Col is probably turning in his grave. That said, I have a feeling the Relais is safe for now.

      1. re: zuriga1

        Yes, I've tried google-ing the Relais recipe (not that I cook at all, but I did think it was delicious) and got nothing.

        1. re: kristainlondon

          Not all chefs are as generous as Heston Blumenthal. :-) His TV show makes us laugh like crazy.

    2. There was an article in Le Monde last summer (2007) about the sauce. The subject is discussed in Wikipedia, and the Wikipedia article includes a link to that piece in Le Monde.

      Just do a websearch looking for "Le Relais de Venise" and "Wikipedia" and you'll find it.