Tag Archives: food

A triple-header for foodies

Today’s posting features three different topics that I hope will be of interest to foodies (and you know who you are). They are: the opportunity to acquire the best restaurant in Daglan; a couple of beautiful dishes at a much-loved … Continue reading

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More creativity on a plate

A few days ago, a friend of Jan complained to her about my blog. (What? I know it’s hard to believe.) What she reportedly said was “Why is Loren always writing about trash? Where are the food reviews?” Ever responsive … Continue reading

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Lovely place, lovely lunch

What started us on our most recent restaurant discovery was a recommendation from friend Rosemary, who had enjoyed lunch with her family at Domaine de Monrecour.  On Tuesday, Jan and I visited the place with friends Roy and Helen, and … Continue reading

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Dishes du jour — 20 August 2020

Today we were back at Restaurant O Moulin in Carsac (about 30 minutes from Daglan), for lunch with first-timers Nancy and Iain. I know what you’re thinking: Gee, you write about this place a lot. Yes I do, and that’s … Continue reading

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Heat, sun and a plenitude on the plate

How hot has it been in Daglan, I can almost hear you asking. Well, if this were The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon would ask: “And how hot was it, Johnny?” And Johnny would say something like, “Well, … Continue reading

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A fresh start for our “bio” store

We have not been regular shoppers at the “bio” store in St. Cybranet (seven kilometres north of Daglan), but we have stopped there occasionally because, for one thing, the medium-sized supermarket has carried a decent range of gluten-free products for … Continue reading

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Two dishes of the day (and it’s nearly a tie)

I’ve raved often about the restaurant O Moulin (by actual count, I’ve published seven reviews since my first posting on February 12, 2019). But never one to let a good thing go, I’m at it again. That’s because we lunched … Continue reading

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Lunch in (yes, in!) a restaurant (and a terrific one to boot!)

While restaurants in the Greater Daglan Area have been open for a while, my wife Jan and I had been cautious about eating in confined public spaces, and so we had been using the take-out option (as loyal readers will … Continue reading

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Yet another try at the take-out option

Restaurants in the Greater Daglan Area are now allowed to serve people indoors, not just outside on terraces. Still, Jan and I have been cautious, and have used the take-out services of nearby restaurants for our Sunday lunches. And so … Continue reading

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Weird dreams, and other lock-down notes

A week ago, my wife Jan and I were having a Skype session with son Michael and daughter-in-law Vanessa in Toronto when the subject of dreams came up. What started the discussion was a news article which said that because … Continue reading

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