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I HQ and shared quarters in the house of M. Beaubourg, a Latin teacher. Auguste was pleased to welcome his friend Fagette, the chef to No. i HQ, but he says nothing on how their friendship survived sharing a kitchen. An outhouse was arranged as a dormitory that the two chefs, their assistants and the officers' batmen shared. There were several battles over the next few days, the Rhine Army trying, without success, to break through the Prussian lines to join MacMahon. By the 28th it was clear they were shut in.
The officers abandoned their cups, ran to their horses, mounted and were away at the gallop. The battle went on for twelve hours. 6 The war became real for Auguste. The battle was in sight and wounded men were being brought in. Among the first he saw was a young soldier severely wounded in the arm - who insisted on keeping hold of his rifle despite its badly bent barrel. Auguste gave him a glass of rum and talked to him while he was awaiting attention. The soldier was not only a cook, a pdtissier, but also from Auguste's home region.
The seed for change was planted in 1765 in the rue des Poulies, Paris, by a certain Boulanger - that was his name, but he might also have been a baker. He set out small tables and served meals chosen from his small list, a menu. His piece de resistance at each meal was to serve an excellent soup which he called a restorative, restaurant in the French of the day. Already well known to Parisians, it was a thick soup referred to as le restaurant divin, made from minced beef and chicken with barley and perfumed with rose petals.