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A relaxed luncheon to end anniversary week

A little more than a week ago (Monday, May 21) we marked our 30th wedding anniversary (thank you, thank you very much) and I wrote about our celebratory lunch that kicked off the week. This was at the Michelin-starred Le … Continue reading

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Beaucoup de Bocuse — Part II

This past Wednesday was our day for lunch at the storied restaurant of Paul Bocuse, just north of Lyon, and our visit to l’Auberge du Pont de Collonges turned out to be quite wonderful. As I wrote in Part I of this … Continue reading

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Hearty fare in fair Toulouse

My wife Jan and I knew that we were in for a tiring morning yesterday (Tuesday), but we were buoyed by the fact that we could look forward to relaxing over a very long lunch. And that’s exactly what we … Continue reading

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Back to right-sized servings

I really enjoy a lot of the American food classics, from barbecued ribs, thick steaks and fried chicken to cole slaw, potato salad and fresh shrimp. On our recent extended trip to Florida’s Anna Maria Island, we had them all, … Continue reading

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