Tag Archives: La Table du Marché

Asparagus — two ways, two days

Good chefs love to work with fresh ingredients — like the green and white asparagus stalks that begin showing up here in France each spring. So it’s not surprising that we were served asparagus dishes as our entrées at two … 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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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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Dish du jour — 20/04/2013

Well, we just couldn’t go cold turkey and stop fine dining altogether, could we? So today we picked up our friend Suzanne and headed west from Daglan to Bergerac for some shopping and, of course, lunch at La Table du … Continue reading

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Simply superb in Bergerac

Superb isn’t a word I use all that often. But yesterday at lunch, I wrote “superb” on my little pad of paper as I made notes about our lunch at La Table du Marché in old Bergerac, about an hour … Continue reading

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Deconstruction in Bergerac

Things don’t always turn out as you’d planned (in case you hadn’t noticed). Yesterday, for example, we drove off to Bergerac for some serious shopping, and wound up doing some serious lunching. You’re surprised? Admittedly, we had planned to lunch … Continue reading

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