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Since his appearance on the show Top Chef, Mory Sacko continues to impress. After winning his first star and then having the honor of appearing on the cover of Time Magazine, the head of MoSuke is back with a brand new project. As he recently confided, he has taken the helm of a new culinary address which will open on November 1st, a “chic brasserie”. Our colleagues point were able to discover Lafayette’s exclusively in the company of Mory Sacko, the visit is worth a look.
Meet at 8 rue d’Anjou in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, “in the former home of the Marquis de La Fayette”. Agency “in a row”the culinary establishment counts “three lounges with 100 to 120 seats”confides Mory Sacko to Point. For this new address, Mory Sacko wanted “something happy”.“The dishes are found there in antique dealers”reveals the chef.“The cool thing is that you can eat from old dishes with old cutlery that had a life before”, he specifies. Lafayette’s is not just a restaurant, it is also a place rich in memories. “The woodwork and gilding on the ceiling are original”, explains the owner of the place, Benjamin Patou.
Just like the decoration, the cuisine proposed by the former candidate of Top Boss evokes a return to the past, while mixing three different cultures. On the menu : “Dishes from French, African but also American cuisine in homage to the Marquis de La Fayette”. “We can find entrecôte-frites-béarnaise, fish attieke, or a cheeseburger or Cajun salmon with coleslaw on the side”, explains Mory Sacko. A tempting promise!