A Short History of the Bouchon Lyonnais

Worth seeing this Sunday’s documentary on France 5 at 20.55 CET:

Bouchons are the emblems of a whole art of living, and French gastronomy owes them a great deal. Old-fashioned decorations, checkered tablecloths, authentic recipes and an atmosphere like no other… The city is well known for its offal. People come from all over the world to eat in a bouchon…

La petite histoire des bouchons lyonnais‘ 52 Minutes, dir. Vincent Guérin, Morgane Production, 2018, starring J. Fasel

Author: ignazstrebel.net

Ignaz Strebel is an urban geographer and senior scientist at the University of Lausanne. His research is on the social and material practices that make up and transform urban systems. Using ethnography and audio-visual projects, he currently researches building care work, energy infrastructure services and the transformation capacities of prefabricated buildings.

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