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08 2011

Modern French - Les Rosiers Eguzkilore


I took time off today and had lunch with my friends from high school at a French restaurant, Les Rosiers Eguzkilore, in new annex of Mitsukoshi department store in Ginza. This hot restaurant opened last September when the store renovated and launched the annex. Its HP says the 30-year old female chef, Andrée Rosiers, got Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman of France) and runs a restaurant of the same name in Biarritz, France. The one in Ginza may be the first overseas branch.

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Les Rosiers Eguzkilore is on the top floor of the annex.

We had Mune déjeuner (\3,600 without 10% service charge), a two-course prix-fixe meal that is the most moderate price menu provided only during lunchtime.

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I chose foie gras mousse for appetizer and beef filet for entrée.

The restaurant calls their cuisine modern French. Indeed, the dishes were more natural and lighter than so-called "nouvelle cuisine", and I understood it’s their modern. I liked them and also interior decorating. I drank a kir royale and a glass of red wine, and I paid about \7,000 for the lunch. I think the cost was proper. To be honest, however, I could make more meaningful use of the money for lunch.

Anyway, the friends and I went to same private girls' school and spent a great deal of time together. We passed in and out of our home, traveled, stayed out on the town late at night, and had dinner until we were in mid-twenties.

Today, we met each other for the first time in 10 years. Now, one of them is a manager of a large corporation, and some are well-off housewives. But after half an hour, we felt like going back to our teenage days and engaged in lively talk. Once we peel away the outer layer, we are exactly the same as before.

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