Thursday, October 14, 2010

La Samaritaine: A Marseille Institution

One of the last of the old-style brasseries on the Old Port, La Samaritaine, which celebrates its centenary this year, is positively steeped in history. The premises, built in 1860, started life as a department store (no relation to the celebrated store of the same name in Paris) and were relaunched as a brasserie after the shop closed down in 1910. Click here to read more.

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