L'hôtel Royal, Deauville, France


Welcome to Deauville, the limelight station of the Normand coast, meeting place for all the Very Important People of the world, thanks to its casino and famous race-courses, all of which heartly welcome this week the American Film Festival. Let's go for walks all along the different boards and stages, let's stop lunch of seafood at the Ciro's, then let's dine at the Etirer, the restaurant of the Royal Hotel, let's relish with a royal fillet of smoked haddock with its mixture of nut oil and vinegar dressing, as well as its bloodwort and burnet herbs, why not do ourselves good with a grilled St Pierre with stewed onions, honey and fresh tomatoes. Let's not forget to sip a glass of Calvados right in the depth of the circle of stars.