Category Archives: Restaurants in the Lot

Star struck

I don’t know about you, but I am a fan of the Michelin system of rating restaurants. My wife Jan and I have now eaten in a host of starred restaurants in France and England, and with few exceptions, we … Continue reading

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Local treats

Before we get too far along into 2016 — and a very Happy New Year to all our readers, by the way — I’m going to write a couple of posts on some of the holiday feasting we enjoyed as 2015 came to … Continue reading

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Seasonal update, surgical interlude

Having nearly exhausted myself (blog-wise) by writing about our recent trip to Spain — including a four-part series on the world’s No. 1 restaurant — I will now calm down, update you on how things are going in the Greater … Continue reading

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And how was lunch? Simply delumptious!

You may not think that delumptious is actually a word, but my wife Jan uses it when we have something that’s truly delicious and scrumptious, and so it must be correct. Certainly delumptious is an excellent way to describe the … Continue reading

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“Very good”: another starred restaurant in the GDA

For really special meals, my wife Jan and I head to one of the Michelin-starred restaurants in the Greater Daglan Area — places like Le Grand Bleu in Sarlat and Le Vieux Logis in Trémolat, each of which has a … Continue reading

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Clever food in Cahors — Dish No. 2

Yesterday I introduced you to what I thought was quite a clever dish served at the restaurant Le Marché in Cahors, which is about an hour’s drive south of Daglan. Today I’ll serve up another clever concoction, but only after … Continue reading

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Clever food in Cahors — Dish No. 1

We have never really enjoyed, or understood, the town of Cahors — at least until yesterday. In the past, my wife Jan and I had somehow missed the sights or the shops or the restaurants that everyone else raved about. … Continue reading

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Soggy start, but a sunny (and yummy) finish

It was pouring rain at 5 a.m. yesterday. I know that for sure because I happened to open our bathroom window overlooking Place de la Fontaine, before heading back to bed. By 8 a.m., when we got out of bed … Continue reading

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Lunch under the chestnut trees

Yesterday I reported on Tuesday’s superb lunch at Le Vieux Logis, a lovely restaurant that’s certainly worthy of its Michelin star. Now let’s have a look at a similar lunch the very next day at another Michelin-starred restaurant, Le Gindreau, … Continue reading

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