Located in Hotel Le Méridien in the outskirts of the city near the convention center, L’Orénoc boasts a contemporary dining room complete with hardwood floors, faux leather seats, and a life-size jaguar statue. Chef Eric Brujan's menu includes a selection of 100% local dishes that are composed entirely of ingredients from within 200 km of Paris, such as the jellied braised rabbit starter, served with leek whipped cream and diced potatoes with hazelnuts, and a local freshwater fish tournedos, pan-seared and served with Jerusalem artichokes.
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From Food & Wine , FEB 2006
The dining room, decorated with elephant carvings, needs updating, but Colliot’s multicomponent dishes are genius: grilled duck breast with Sichuan peppercorn syrup, coconut, Thai basil and shredded celery root. Colliot’s love of vegetables and herbs inspires radical desserts, like minced beet cooked with vanilla to the texture of semolina and served with a ginger-infused beet syrup and beet-and-bay leaf pâte de fruits (fruit jelly). ...MORE