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La Couronne, founded in 1345, is the oldest inn in France. It is located in Rouen, capital of the region of Normandy. It is in the historic city center and the dining room on the 1st floor contains paintings of personalities. In 1948, the restaurant served chef and author Julia Child her first French meal, which was said to inspire her to devote her life to promoting French cooking.
See also Edit
- Harshorne, Max (23 June 2009). "At Rouen's La Couronne, They've Served Since 1345". Archived from the original on 21 February 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
- Par, Andre (14 March 2011). "Auberge "La Couronne" a Rouen" (in French). Retrieved 20 February 2017.
- Zarin, Cynthia (2 December 2017). "Portrait of a Marriage: Julia Child Captured in Paul Child's Shimmering Photographs" – via www.newyorker.com.
- "France was her entree, then the world was her oyster". 10 December 2006 – via LA Times.
- Lyon, David (11 November 2009). "Going to the source of Julia's 1948 inspiration" – via The Boston Globe.