Tag Archives: Bergerac

Another seasonal first

Each March, it seems, we are delighted to find the first strawberries of the season showing up in stores and markets. And so it was yesterday, when we stopped at the (wonderful) Grand Frais food store in Bergerac. There they were … Continue reading

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Dishes du jour — 08 – 09 – 2016

Today’s posting simply picks up where yesterday’s posting finished. We’re still at a Sunday lunch in Bergerac, a drive of about an hour and a quarter from Daglan, at a very good restaurant called L’Imparfait. To remind you, here’s an … Continue reading

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Dish du jour — 07-09-2016

In a break from tradition (sort of), I’m not going to devote this  blog posting to an exhaustive review of each dish that we recently enjoyed at an excellent lunch. Instead, in the interests of giving readers a quick taste of … Continue reading

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A chef who keeps upping his game

My wife Jan said it soon after our first dish was served at lunch last Friday: “I think Chef has upped his game.” Then she said it several more times during the meal, and again, later that afternoon. This is pretty … Continue reading

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Beauty on the plate

As I wrote in a recent posting,  the Greater Daglan Area was basking in beautiful late-summer weather at the end of September, when our friend Robin stayed with my wife Jan and me. So when the three of us visited … Continue reading

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Great food, a slight slip-up, and a nice doggie

This report on our lunch last Saturday at La Table du Marché in Old Bergerac is a tad late, for which I apologize. I intend to make up for my tardiness by ensuring that these comments are especially thorough, perceptive, … Continue reading

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The sun-loving cat, and Valentine’s Day notes

If you’ll check your diary, you’ll find that  I introduced you to our neighbour’s white cat Choupette this past January 7th, in a posting called “A place in the sun.” In that posting, Choupette was sitting on the peak of … Continue reading

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