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“The challenge was recreating a space that would become the Bilboquet, which was not easy,” sighs the restauranteur. However, decorator Carolina von Humboldt took up the challenge. Seated next to Philippe Delgrange at one of the tables she designed and had custom-made in France, she smiles when her boss admits that he often changes his mind and acknowledges that he isn’t “easy”. “We had quite few arguments,” she says, “but what was most important to him was to avoid doing things that didn’t truly “say” Bilboquet.”

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French Morning. Press about Bilboquet restaurant in New York. English edition.

“Et alors il a fallu recréer un endroit qui soit le Bilboquet, c’est ça qui a été difficile”, soupire le restaurateur. La tâche est revenue à la décoratrice Carolina von Humboldt. Assise à côté de Philippe Delgrange, à une des tables qu’elle a dessinées et fait faire sur mesure en France, elle sourit quand le patron explique qu’il change beaucoup d’avis et reconnait qu’il n’est “pas facile”. “On s’est beaucoup engueulés, dit-elle, mais ce qui comptait le plus pour lui c’était de ne pas faire des choses qui ne “fassent” pas Bilboquet. »

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French Morning. Press about Bilboquet restaurant in New York. Francais edition.