Category Archives: Asian restaurants

All-you-can-eat Oriental buffet in Nîmes

Finding himself in the Occitanian city, Dalrymple pays a visit to the Ville active, i.e. the quarter that has been desecrated by modern French architects (whom the doctor-writer has described elsewhere as the worst in the world). He writes:

There is the Restaurant asiatique (note the absence of any reference to any particular part of Asia), a giant canteen in a warehouse atmosphere, where people who have summoned up the energy to drive to its car park eat as much of the food — mostly fried several days before — as they like or are able to.