As a cheese lover it was nice to be informed about each variety and to pick a selection from the large board:
Over on the counter, under a glass cloche, sat a huge tranche of Comte. The staff member said that the way it was served had proved to be very popular - it came grated with truffle honey.
Here's the tranche:
and the plate of the prepared cheese with truffle honey:
It certainly was an interesting combination, packed with flavour.
As a wine lover, with a strong preference for European, and as you would expect from the title of my blog, especially French wines it was equally good to have a knowledgeably offered choice. This one was very nice indeed:
A nice first visit... We'll be back again soon.