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An oh-so-leisurely Sunday lunch

A leisurely Sunday lunch with good friends, enjoying fine food, is both a treat and a tradition for us here in the Greater Daglan Area. However, I do make a distinction between plain-old leisurely and so-much-time-between-courses-that-you-could-learn-how-to-play-contract-bridge leisurely. Unfortunately, the latter … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Restaurant — the starters

This continues a mini-series of postings on our recent trip from Daglan,  for a vacation in Barcelona and the Costa Brava area of northeast Spain. In my last posting, I provided an introduction and overview comments on our September 23rd … 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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Amazed, surprised and delighted — once again

We have eaten at the Michelin-starred Le Grand Bleu in Sarlat so many times that it may seem surprising that we can still be amazed, surprised and delighted by Chef Maxime Lebrun’s creations. But we are, and never more so … Continue reading

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Back in action — with a superb tasting menu

Just the day before I was discharged (honourably) from La Roseraie, the clinic where I had been undergoing physiotherapy after back surgery, I received an email from a former colleague in Toronto, raving about her recent trip to Paris. In … Continue reading

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Perfectly reasonable, reasonably perfect

Yesterday morning my wife Jan and I were headed to Brive-la-Gaillard, about 85 kilometres north and east of Daglan, to do some shopping. Before we left home, we had decided that by lunchtime we would be ready to try L’Imaginaire, … Continue reading

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