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Cuisine of Alsace for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Obernai National cuisine of Alsace would impress those who don’t imagine a meal without fish dishes. Numerous rivers flow through the region; they have remained main sources of fish for many hundreds of years. The most common treats are pike and carp served with lemon and a garnish of potatoes.
This picturesque province never ceases to attract connoisseurs of fine French wine. There is a tremendous amount of old wineries in Alsace. Ribeauville town surrounded by beautiful vineyards … Open
However, natives consider not fish, but bread to be their national feature. Breadmaking has long become a real art; local bread is generously flavored with various spices, which give it a truly unique taste. Locals make great bread with nuts, olives and even bacon, but the most common are spices like cumin seeds, sesame seeds, raisins and poppy.
Speaking of culinary traditions of Alsace, it’s worth to mention delicious local cheeses. Gourmets from around the world appreciate Munster cheese having a very spicy peppery flavor. Its recipe belongs to the monks of the Benedictine monastery; you can enjoy real Munster only in Alsace. Cheese serves as a complement to a variety of dishes, as well as a basis of numerous interesting sauces. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1.It’s convenient to travel the province on high-speed TGV trains; they can be an alternative to quite comfortable buses. Tourists always have an option to rent a car; it is worth … Open
The most common treat is hot Munster, which is usually served with boiled new potatoes. Fans of beer are advised to taste cheese too, as it is considered an ideal complement to beer. A significant part of the national menu is occupied by meat treats; black pudding and a variety of meatloaf, which is usually served chilled, are noteworthy.
Strasbourg Alsace produces delicious Kassler bacon; fans of baking have to taste Kugelhopf pie. Alsace is home to another world-famous delicacy, foie gras. According to historical data, this dish has being cooked since the 17th century. Goose liver is actively used in the preparation of other national delicacies - it is added to cakes, stuffed with game or simply baked with fruits. Alsace would enchant fans of fine wine, different grape varieties are grown there. Local wines can be found in almost all restaurants, regardless of their specialization.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Alsace
♥   Restaurant 'Le Pressoir de Bacchus' Blienschwiller. Type - Modern cuisine. 3.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge Ramstein' Scherwiller. Type - Traditional cuisine. 3.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Winstub Arnold' Itterswiller. Type - Alsatian|Traditional cuisine. 5.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Restaurant des Deux Clefs' Ebersmunster. Type - Traditional cuisine. 6.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Vieille Tour' Sélestat. Type - Traditional cuisine. 6.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Au Bon Pichet' Sélestat. Type - Traditional cuisine|Country|Alsatian. 6.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Am Lindeplatzel' Mittelbergheim. Type - Traditional cuisine. 8.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gilg' Mittelbergheim. Type - Traditional cuisine|Alsatian. 8.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge Frankenbourg' La Vancelle. Type - Modern cuisine. 10.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Charvet & Co' Barr. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Alsace

Riquewihr

From the series “Fabulous Nooks of the World with Striking Colorful Shades”
Place des Trois Eglises houses three major religious attractions at once. Those include the parish church of the 12th century, the church of Notre Dame, which was built in 1337, as well as St. Herard church, which in the 16th century city housed a school for boys. Old fortifications have survived in the city too. It's particularly amazing to walk along the courtyards of old mansions, where hundreds of years ago the wealthiest citizens used to live. … Read further

Strasbourg Bains

From the series “Most Extraordinary Thermaes, Baths and Saunas in the World”
The complex occupies a beautiful building in the neo-Romanesque style, which was built in 1908. At the beginning of the 20th century, a significant part of the apartments and houses of Strasbourg was not connected to the water supply system, so city authorities decided to build a large bath complex close to its center, which all citizens could use. Despite the fact that the public baths have long lost their important paramount importance, they still remain a favourite vacation spot for townspeople and attract a lot of tourists. … Read further
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Alsace

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Alsace (France) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Alsace restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Alsace, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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