Auxerre Port in Burgundy - photo by Wendy Corniquet under Pixabay License
Auxerre Port in Burgundy - photo by Wendy Corniquet under Pixabay License

BURGUNDY: ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS PICKED BY ANTHONY BOURDAIN ON NO RESERVATIONS

When Anthony Bourdain visited the Burgundy region of France on his show No Reservations Season 9 Episode 5 (originally aired October 1, 2012), he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased on Anthony Bourdain Burgundy, all in a convenient list.

DISH – Bœuf Bourguignon

WHAT IS IT?

Bœuf Bourguignon (or “beef burgundy”) is a kind of beef stew that has been braised in beef stock and red wine. Carrots, garlic, onions and bouquet garni add flavor to the dish. It is typically garnished with mushrooms, bacon and pearl onions.

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WHERE IS IT?

Le Rendez Vous
37 Rue du Pont
Auxerre, France

NOTES – Anthony Bourdain Burgundy

At Le Rendez Vous, Anthony Bourdain was treated to some local dishes. He started his meal with escargots Bourguignon. It was followed by bœuf bourguignon, andouillette and rognon. He finished his meal with cheese.

DISH – Roast Lamb

WHAT IS IT?

Lamb refers to sheep that is less than a year old. It is typically rubbed with olive oil and rosemary then seared with butter. It is then placed in an oven to be roasted.

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WHERE IS IT?

Maison Paillot
14 Place de l’Hôtel de Ville
Noyers, France

NOTES – Anthony Bourdain Burgundy

At Maison Paillot, Anthony Bourdain feasted on a rack of lamb and roasted loin of lamb with gratin potatoes.

DISH – Nouvelle Cuisine

WHAT IS IT?

Nouvelle cuisine is characterized by a lighter and more delicate approach to French culinary traditions. In contrast to classic French cuisine, nouvelle places more emphasis on presentation.

WHERE IS IT?

L’Esperance
22 Grande Rue
Saint-Père, France

NOTES – Anthony Bourdain Burgundy

Anthony Bourdain had the chance to dine at L’Esperance, owned by renowned chef Marc Meneau, before it closed. Here, Tony sampled oysters covered with watercress in aspic of seawater and the juice of the oyster. He also had Cream of Camembert. Tony was also treated to a dish of roasted turbot with veal bone marrow, as well as Bresse chicken baked in paper. He likewise sampled John Dory fish in lemon broth cooked on a hot stone and had Salers de Buron cheese for dessert.

DISH – Burgundy Wine – Anthony Bourdain Burgundy

WHAT IS IT?

Burgundy wine or vin de Bourgogne is wine produced from the valleys and slopes of the Burgundy region. The most famous of Burgundy wines include dry Pinot noir and chardonnay.  

WHERE IS IT?

Maison Ilan
18 Rue Buffon
Beaune, France

NOTES – Anthony Bourdain Burgundy

Maison Ilan was owned by American Ray walker. It is no longer in business.

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