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Amazed, surprised and delighted — once again

We have eaten at the Michelin-starred Le Grand Bleu in Sarlat so many times that it may seem surprising that we can still be amazed, surprised and delighted by Chef Maxime Lebrun’s creations. But we are, and never more so … Continue reading

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Mixed results at a new Asian restaurant

Even the most ardent lover of traditional food here in the Périgord can grow weary of cuisse de canard and magret de canard and manchons de canard. So a new Asian restaurant — like a Vietnamese restaurant that recently opened … Continue reading

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Christmas feasting follow-up

Some days before Christmas, my wife Jan and I were discussing our feasting plans for the holidays. “How about something different?” she asked. “Well, I think we’re always eating things that are somewhat different, from confit de canard to Indian … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve: On the plate, in the glass

As darkness descends on an already dim Daglan (how’s that for mood?), I’ll share a few thoughts on what went on our plates and in our glasses this Christmas Eve. And how it all came to pass. The morning trip: … Continue reading

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Two hits and a miss: Lunch at LPP

It was a bit overcast on Thursday as the three of us walked up from our house to Le Petit Paris, the restaurant on the edge of Daglan’s main square. My wife Jan and I have eaten at LPP many … Continue reading

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Hearty fare in fair Toulouse

My wife Jan and I knew that we were in for a tiring morning yesterday (Tuesday), but we were buoyed by the fact that we could look forward to relaxing over a very long lunch. And that’s exactly what we … 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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