Tag Archives: Le Vieux Logis

RFD friendships — and a parade of culinary invention

One of the delights of writing this blog is the connection we make with people, usually electronically but often in person. Since regular readers of Radio Free Daglan obviously love southwest France, and either own holiday homes near us or … Continue reading

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“Very good”: another starred restaurant in the GDA

For really special meals, my wife Jan and I head to one of the Michelin-starred restaurants in the Greater Daglan Area — places like Le Grand Bleu in Sarlat and Le Vieux Logis in Trémolat, each of which has a … Continue reading

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Small and delicious dishes

With the end of 2013 approaching, you might be wondering which dining establishment in the Greater Daglan Area will be named Radio Free Daglan’s Favourite Restaurant of the Year. Well, now I can reveal the winner: It’s the Michelin-starred gourmet … Continue reading

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Starred restaurants, head-to-head

You may think that my wife and I eat at wonderful French restaurants every single day, but that would be just silly. Why last week alone, we ate lunch at home on Thursday! And only two of the four restaurants … Continue reading

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Lunching above the vineyards of Monbazillac

The vineyards lining the slopes that lead up to Château Monbazillac, south of Bergerac, are among the most beautiful in the entire Bergerac wine-growing area — a region of more than 90 villages with more than a thousand grape growers. … Continue reading

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Cheap and cheerful — and generous

Years ago, when my wife Jan and I lived in Toronto, we would often start planning an informal lunch or dinner with friends by saying, “Nothing special. You know — cheap and cheerful.” Well, it was always a good idea, … Continue reading

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Champagne Day, with all the trimmings

Champagne is almost an essential for my wife and me on those “special” days — Christmas, New Year’s Eve, birthdays, and so on. And it’s hard to imagine a day more special than the 25th anniversary of our marriage, which … Continue reading

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