Monthly Archives: September 2021

Fine dining: Start me up!

Not long ago, I posted a fairly unfavourable review of a Paris restaurant where we lunched in September to celebrate Jan’s birthday. It was called “Disappointment at a starred restaurant” (September 13). And one of the reasons for our disappointment … Continue reading


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As good as it gets

It’s taken me quite a while to get around to writing this, but we’ve been busy. In any case, last Sunday we had another marvellous lunch at O Moulin in Carsac with our good friend Joanne, and the dishes were … Continue reading

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Disappointment at a starred restaurant

We had been very much looking forward to dining this past Tuesday (September 7) at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Paris, chosen by my wife Jan because the specialty was seafood, and Tuesday was to be her special birthday lunch, with … Continue reading

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A few tastes of Paris

Paris is our feel-good city, so Jan and I were feeling good when we headed off by train for the City of Light last Saturday. We were travelling there to celebrate Jan’s birthday, to enjoy some culinary delights, and to … Continue reading

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More Kiwi magic in France — up a notch

It had been two years since we enjoyed lunch at Le Petit Léon, a restaurant in the secluded village of Saint-Leon-sur-Vézère. Although the place itself is fairly casual, the food is definitely in the fine-dining category — and this past … Continue reading

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