After New York and a decade in Paris, Mathilde Cabanas returned to Nantes to create playful stationery, sweatshirts, and homewares.

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Sain

Restaurant
93 Rue Maréchal Joffre, 44000 Nantes, France
Sain

"It’s one of my favorite restaurants: you can eat delicious, fresh, local food. Samuel [Huitric] and his brother opened Sain and their father is a market gardener who produces the vegetables. They also have a little grocery with an amazing selection of natural wines."

Mathilde CABANAS

Maison Arlot Cheng

Bakery
36 Rue La Noue Bras de Fer, 44200 Nantes, France
Maison Arlot Cheng

"Maison Arlot Cheng was a bakery originally, but now they make fresh and simple food. It’s right in the heart of Nantes' creative district, on Île de Nantes. So you can have lunch and a coffee and then wander around the Les Machines de l'île, in the fantastic universe of Jules Verne. I recommend le pain des anciens and any latte you can get!"

Mathilde CABANAS

La Fraiseraie

Ice cream shop
1 Pl. de la Bourse, 44000 Nantes, France
La Fraiseraie

"It’s the best strawberry ice cream you will ever taste. The brand was founded in 1970 by a strawberry farmer in Pornic, near Nantes. It’s a local success story and it’s ultra yummy."

Mathilde CABANAS

Le Jardin de Plantes

Botanical gardens
Rue Stanislas Baudry, 44000 Nantes, France
Le Jardin de Plantes

"I like to walk in le Jardin des Plantes, one of four botanical gardens in France where there are more than 10,000 species of plants and 50,000 flowers. But what I love most are the art figures by Jean Jullien, one of my favorite artists who also happens to come from Nantes."

Mathilde CABANAS

Andree Jardin

Manufacturer
1 Rue Pasteur, 44119 Treillières, France
Andree Jardin

"The story is beautiful because Jean-Baptiste comes from a family of makers who have manufactured brushes since 1947. They produce and sell home accessories that are environmentally respectful. The products are beautiful yet functional and they reflect the à la française art of living."

Mathilde CABANAS

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