Category Archives: Restaurants in France

Kiwi magic in a lovely French village

We had been hoping that this past Sunday would be another beautiful summer’s day, because we knew that the restaurant we would be trying for the first time has lots of outdoor seating. Instead, we woke up to a cool … Continue reading

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Dish (and fish) of the day

The rascasse is certainly not very well known, I’ve learned, at least among English-speaking friends and particularly among those who don’t live in France. But it’s one of my favourite fish. (To eat, that is; not as a pet.) Through … Continue reading

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Four dishes and a soup bowl

I don’t really believe that we eat with our eyes — for one thing, think of the mess it would make for people who wear contact lenses. But I do know that the appearance of a plate of food has … Continue reading

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It’s not all Michelin stars

Over the years that I’ve been posting this blog, I’ve written countless times about various fine-dining experiences, often at restaurants in France (and elsewhere) with one, two or even three Michelin stars. So just in case you’ve been wondering — … Continue reading

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Breaking bread, and other traditions

We were having lunch at the Thai restaurant in Cénac this past Sunday, and my wife Jan headed into Sawadee first, while I parked the car. When I reached our table, she tilted her head at the two couples who … Continue reading

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Dish du jour — 25 – 04 – 2019

Let us first clear up something: No, I have not been hired as Director of Publicity for the Restaurant O Moulin. This year I’ve  written several glowing reports on the restaurant in Carsac, a 30-minute drive from Daglan, simply I … Continue reading

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Our heavy hearts…

At this point, there is little I can add to the story of Monday’s terrible fire at Notre Dame de Paris, because the news coverage has been so intense and the feelings of so many people around the world — … Continue reading

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