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Lunch at La Mirande Restaurant in the shadow of the Pope’s Palace

Contributor blog post by Michel:

One morning in October, we headed to Avignon with friends Steve and Mary for lunch at La Mirande Restaurant. Shirley and I had eaten at La Mirande before at the suggestion of fellow blogger, renown cooking instructor and friend Barbara at Cuisine de Provence, but this would be the first time for Steve and Mary.

The hotel is named after the room in the Palais des Papes, La Mirande, where the Pope’s representatives held receptions for the city’s notables and visiting high-ranking officials.

…Continue reading here for Michel’s post on their lunch at this renowned restaurant in the city of the Popes – Avignon. La Mirande offers a 3-course, prix-fixe “Petit Menu,” which you can see from Michel’s photos is not that small, and certainly delicious.

La Mirande Hotel
4 Place de l’Amirande
84000 Avignon
Tel: +33 (0)4 90 14 20 20

More reading on Avignon:

Gourmet walking tours
The famous bridge
La Chartreuse Avignon’s Neighbour an old monastery 

Via:: Our House in Provence

      

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Michel and Shirley

Michel and Shirley

Michel and Shirley, live in wine country, in Windsor, California. They have a full family with two beautiful daughters and five amazing grandchildren. Michel's day job is as CEO of Chancellor Health Care, a company which provides housing and services to older adults.

Previously a co-owner of a popular French bistro called Bistro des Copains located in Western Sonoma County California. The Bistro was closed in early 2015, after nine years!

In 2008, after searching for years and visiting many houses they bought a 17th century stone village house in the medieval village of Sablet which is in the Vaucluse region of Provence France.

Please read about the Sablet House (available for rent) and follow their blog Our House in Provence.

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