Tag Archives: markets

Coming event! (Tomorrow, in fact)

If you’re vacationing on a Greek island or in the Caribbean, don’t drop everything and rush to Daglan. But if you’re in the area tomorrow (Sunday, July 29) you might want to visit our annual Promenade en Gastronomie. Lots of … Continue reading

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A belated look at the truffle dog

It’s been a fairly hectic week (that’s my excuse, and I’m sticking to it), including a trip that included two nights in Toulouse (very pleasant, thank you). So I am only now writing about the special gourmet market in the centre of … Continue reading

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Double whammy

As the banner in the photo above says, we are smack in the middle of fête — the annual Ferias de Daglan or, as I call it, The Four-Day Festival of Heat and Noise. And today we have the double … Continue reading

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Soggy start, but a sunny (and yummy) finish

It was pouring rain at 5 a.m. yesterday. I know that for sure because I happened to open our bathroom window overlooking Place de la Fontaine, before heading back to bed. By 8 a.m., when we got out of bed … Continue reading

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All quiet on the market front

September certainly lived up to its reputation as being perhaps the best month of the year in the Greater Daglan Area. For us, it was pretty much a whirlwind of travel (to Paris), visitors (from Toronto), and socializing (apéros, lunches, … Continue reading

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