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La Cantine’s fast, sure start

It’s a pleasure to recognize a hit, and it looks like Chef Fabrice Lemonnier’s new restaurant in Daglan, La Cantine, started fast, picked up speed, and now is approaching the village’s quiet season as a full-blown success. My wife Jan and I keep … Continue reading

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Clever food in Cahors — Dish No. 2

Yesterday I introduced you to what I thought was quite a clever dish served at the restaurant Le Marché in Cahors, which is about an hour’s drive south of Daglan. Today I’ll serve up another clever concoction, but only after … Continue reading

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Why not lobster? Why not Champagne?

Christmas time in France puts a spotlight on the wonders of the sea — including of course oysters, which are now found in all kinds of shops and supermarkets in the Greater Daglan Area. And this suits us fine. In … Continue reading

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