Le Petit Fute Monaco 2015/2016 was launched on March 21 at the Condamine Market with a discovery of the delights the Halle Gourmande offers.
The Condamine Market‘s Halle Gourmande in Monaco welcomed Isabelle Drezen, managing editor and the Petit Fute team for the launch of the 2015/2016 edition of the City Guide Le Petit Fute Monaco. This comprehensive guide will enable tourists – and the Monégasque people – to discover or learn more about the principality and the nearby cities of Beausoleil, Cap d’Ail, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin and La Turbie.
“Best of” places
The best address and a city map of Monaco are displayed as well as the agenda of the festivities, the presentation of the Prince’s Palace, the various walks to be done, the museums, various sports that you can practice, the list and reviews of restaurants, beaches, the location of gaming casinos, theaters, pubs and discos for night owls.
For lovers of good wines from our beautiful French Riviera region, the guide presents four of them per page with a copy of each label, a tasting commentary of the selected wine with the other choices in the same producer and general information and the vineyard accurate contact information.
A culinary journey
This wonderful night, highlighting conviviality and gourmandise, enabled the Halles Gourmandes professionals to offer the many guests an exotic trip, having them discover during their wanderings some specialties from around the world. Everyone could feast on superb, freshly baked Italian pizzas or Japanese sushi with red salmon or tuna.
The more gourmands, attracted by Lebanese specialties or delicious barbajuans from the Basque Country were not disappointed with their trip and found there one of the tastiest stop. The tasting of breads with multiple flavors of the Midi from the Pain Petifour bakery left no one indifferent. Many chefs from prestigious hotel in the region were also strolling across the aisles of the Condamine’s Halle Gourmande.
Sweet tooth delight
In the end, a sweet pastry stop at the Riviera pastry chef Christian Cottard and his amazing chocolate tart with Espelette pepper, Emmanuel Giraudo and his gourmande creations, Bruno Laffargue and his macarons, without forgetting the Cannois like Jérôme de Oliveira and Philippe Brito who delighted the guests with incomparable sweet sensations.
Provence wines well represented
And to wash it off, the faithful regulars of the event, the winemakers from the Inter-professional Council of Provence Wines, attended the event to present their best wines, because the Petit Futé guide is addressing the amateurs who want to find excellent wines for everyday consumption. A proof that quality wine does not always mean high prices, provided the custumer be oriented towards the best.
Supported by the Mayor of Monaco
The launch of the Petit Fute Monaco has been organized with the support of the Mayor of Monaco and his Municipal Council and the cooperation of all traders in the Condamine Halle Gourmande.
Many personalities from the surrounding cities were attending the gourmand event, including Georges Marsan, Mayor of Monaco, Gérard Spinelli, Mayor of Beausoleil, Stéphane Cherki, Mayor of Eze, Xavier Delmas, Cap d’Ail Deputy Mayor in charge of Tourism and Guillaume Rose, Director of Monaco Tourism and Congress.
The Condamine Market is open Monday to Saturday from 7 am to 3 pm and on Sunday from 7am to 2 pm. The Halle Gourmande is open all year from 6am to 9:30 pm from Tuesday to Sunday for culinary discoveries.
Petit Fute Monaco City Guide
€ 11.95 with digital version offered
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