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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Dinner in Bastia

After all that excitement trying to catch the ferry, I was finally able to relax, enjoy the ride and get to Bastia in time for dinner.

The old port of Bastia reminded me that I hadn't eaten fish for awhile.

I asked the hotel desk clerk for a restaurant recommendation and was delighted with her suggestion. She immediately took out a map and pointed out the "Table du Marché" located away from the waterfront and right on the square where the daily outdoor market is located each morning. The 3 course menu was an excellent value so I sat on the terrace and started with moules marinières:

Next I had the fish of the day (daurade) prepared Bastia-style with lemon, sweet peppers, tomato, zucchini and plenty of olives. It was accompanied by rice and was delicious!

Dessert was a simple cup of sorbet, but very attractively presented:

After the lovely dinner, the hotel was cool and quiet. A soothing way to end the day.

1 comment:

  1. Elaine - I seriously think you should consider doing a food show!