L'incontournable (Aix-en-Provence)


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L'incontournable (Aix-en-Provence)

L'incontournable is an elegant eatery that offers a blend of traditional French cuisine and modern culinary techniques, resulting in artfully plated classics that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. One of the highlights of L'incontournable is its stunning location. Situated in the heart of the city, the restaurant is surrounded by historic architecture and charming cobblestone streets. In the summertime, diners can enjoy their meal on the beautiful terrace, which is adorned with a fountain and shaded by large hackberry trees. It's the perfect spot to soak up the sunshine and enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner.


The cuisine of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region is known for its fresh and flavorful ingredients, which are influenced by the region's Mediterranean climate and proximity to the sea. It is strongly characterised by the use of olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, herbs, and seafood. Popular dishes include bouillabaisse (a fish stew), ratatouille (a vegetable stew), socca (a chickpea pancake), and pissaladière (a pizza-like dish with caramelized onions and anchovies). For those with a sweet tooth, you can try local treats such as honey, calissons (candies made from almonds and melon), chocolate mendiants, and quince paste. The wine region in Provence boasts an exceptional variety of wines due to the favourable climate and soil conditions. The region is especially known for its rosé wines, which pair perfectly with the local cuisine.