Monthly Archives: November 2016

As “French country” as they come

It’s sometimes amazing how much food you can get for so little money in a French restaurant — provided it’s a restaurant that’s out in the country, serving set meals (such as a menu ouvrier, or worker’s menu). A case in … Continue reading


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More surprises in Spain

We are back home in Daglan after a very short foray into northwestern Spain, as part of a vacation in Biarritz, on France’s southern Atlantic coast. (Okay, okay — we’ve been home for quite a while. Our vacation was actually … Continue reading

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