Tag Archives: night markets

Look! Up in the sky!

The “night market” in the neighbouring village of St. Pompon is a summertime highlight for my wife Jan and me, although these days it is not quite as robust as it used to be. (Aaarrgh! No oysters!) Here’s a quick … Continue reading

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Making butter better

Avid readers — and particularly those with long memories and a food obsession — may remember my posting about our Christmas Day lunch at the wonderful restaurant Le Gindreau, in Saint-Médard, about an hour south of Daglan. The post was … Continue reading

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Back to our favourite night market

The annual tidal wave of summer fun has arrived in the Greater Daglan Area. A fête here, a marché nocturne there, a vide grenier, a concert, a bodega, a traveling circus. You name it, and a village or town will have … Continue reading

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Our favourite night market gets a split personality

One of our favourite summer activities over the past couple of years has been attending the Saturday night market — le  Marché Gourmand Nocturne — in the village of St. Pompon,  about five kilometres from Daglan. Unfortunately, it seems that … Continue reading

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A Bastille Day breather

We are in the thick of Overload Season — that two-month period when tourists pour into the Greater Daglan Area, far-off friends come to visit, and people with holiday homes in the GDA arrive to spend a week or two … Continue reading

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Local flavour, one more time

I’m happy to report that last night’s Marché Gourmand Nocturne in the nearby village of Saint-Pompon took place without a hitch, and it seems safe to say that a good time was had by all. Certainly my wife Jan and … Continue reading

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Washed out

I guess you can learn something new every day. Yesterday, we learned that the night market in Saint-Pompon simply will not take place if the weather forecast calls for a storm. Just a week ago, I wrote about the season’s … Continue reading

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