Four new restaurants to discover urgently in Nice and its surroundings

THE FIGARO SELECTION – Three days before the opening of the Cannes Film Festival, a tour of these tables orchestrated by thirty-somethings who energize the Nice region.

For a long time, the gastronomic scene of Nice and its surroundings was a sleeping beauty, wedged between local cuisine and elitist starred restaurants. In recent years, the situation has changed. A new generation of chefs, who have passed through the capitals of the world, are laying down their knives here with creative tables that make the most of seasonal products from the Riviera and the hinterland, striving to maintain affordable prices.

• The Agitators (Nice)

It is precisely the inertia of the gastronomy of Nice that pushed Juliette Busetto, Samuel Victori and Pierre-Jean Arpurt to name – without pretension – their restaurant, launched four years ago close to the port, Les Agitateurs. Not even thirty years old, the three friends from the benches of the Paul Bocuse Institute are looking to return to the South, where they come from. It will finally be Nice, the city of Pierre-Jean, who back from Shanghai takes charge of the administrative management, the room and the wines. Samuel and Juliette, as a couple and in the kitchen, have gone through…

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