Tag Archives: Basque omelette

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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Dorade Royale, Spanish-style

We’ve often eaten at the Basque restaurant Le Tournepique, located at the foot of the bridge at Castelnaud, about 10 kilometres from Daglan — to the point that we’ve become creatures of habit. My wife Jan orders the mussels with … Continue reading

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Restaurant with a view

Yesterday (Sunday) was another wonderful day in the ongoing festival of feasting that my wife Jan and I have embarked upon, but not because the food represented the peak of culinary invention. Rather it was because we were able to … Continue reading

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