For those spending time in Fez over Christmas and New Year, here's a round-up of the celebrations planned for your entertainment.
25 DECEMBER: CAFE CLOCK
Max and the Clock Kitchen team have teamed up this year with Robert Johnstone, chef extraordinaire from London’s famed Wolseley and Ivy Restaurants, and have created a sumptuous holiday menu to help make Christmas in Fes a memorable occasion. On the menu are:
Entrees: Pumpkin Bissara Soup, Turkey Liver Pate with Fig and Date chutney, or Fried Squid with Tomato Chili relish.
Main Courses: Stuffed Turkey Breast with Apricots & Prunes, or Roast Shoulder of Lamb with Pistachios and Ras-el-hanoot. A vegetarian gratin will also be served.
Desserts: Sticky Date Pudding, Pomegranate Meringues, or Lemon Tart.
Cheese: Cheese board from the acclaimed Fromagerie d’Immouzer.
Booking advised: 0535 637 855
The regular menu will also be available for those who can't get enough of the camel burgers!
And for new year's eve, the following options are up for grabs.
31 DECEMBER: PALAIS AMANI
Dinner at Palais Amani will be a swish affair with a delicious-sounding menu, music and dancing, and booking is essential: 0535 633 209.
31 DECEMBER: F LOUNGE
Alejandro at F Lounge promises a wild night ... and morning. Booking is advised at the email address above.
31 DECEMBER: MAISON BLANCHE
Maison Blanche has planned a night of glamour and haute cuisine. There will be a live pop-rock band during dinner, and then dancing to 80s music with a DJ from midnight to dawn. The evening costs Dh1400 and the menu comprises:
Noix de Coquille St Jacques poêlée
beurre Noisette à l’Huile de Truffe
Ravioli de Fois Gras
cèpes et son Capuccino
Crémeuse de crabe
pinces et chaire émiettées
Côte de Veau cuite en cocotte
girolles sautées et jus simple
Dessert de L’An neuf
Booking essential: 05 35 62 27 27