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Star struck

I don’t know about you, but I am a fan of the Michelin system of rating restaurants. My wife Jan and I have now eaten in a host of starred restaurants in France and England, and with few exceptions, we … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Restaurant — the finale

This posting concludes a mini-series on our recent trip from our French village of Daglan to the northeast of Spain. Our vacation centred on Barcelona and the Costa Brava area, with the highlight being our September 23rd lunch at Girona’s … Continue reading

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Lunch under the chestnut trees

Yesterday I reported on Tuesday’s superb lunch at Le Vieux Logis, a lovely restaurant that’s certainly worthy of its Michelin star. Now let’s have a look at a similar lunch the very next day at another Michelin-starred restaurant, Le Gindreau, … Continue reading

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“Wonderful, from start to finish”

“Wonderful, from start to finish” was how I described a meal we enjoyed earlier this year at Le Grand Bleu, the restaurant in Sarlat which richly deserves its Michelin star. (It’s so good that in this year alone, I wrote … Continue reading

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