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Michelin-Starred French Chef to Join Restaurant Pop-Up at SXSW

Two chefs will highlight natural wines, French cocktails, and lots of culture at the French Legation.

The team from Chez Remi at SXSW 2014
The team from Chez Remi at SXSW 2014
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A unique opportunity to experience French cuisine in Austin is headed to SXSW. The French Tech Club will present a five day restaurant pop-up spearheaded by chef Rémi Fourier of Chez Rémi in Angers, France. Fourier's mentor chef Gérard Bossé of the Michelin-starred Une Île in Angers will also offer a pop-up of his restaurant, and the team will showcase French natural wines not usually available in the U.S., as well as "forgotten" cocktails, according to a press release.

The event runs from March 15 - 20 at the French Legation, and tickets for both lunch and dinner menus from Chez Rémi and Une Île are now available, ranging from $110 - $200. The venue will also highlight French film, music, and tech as well as cuisine. Fourier has previously cooked at SXSW, and Austin and Angers have been sister cities since 2011.

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