Vaison la Romaine @OurHouseinProvence
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Vaison-la-Romaine and lunch at Bistro du’O

Contributor blog post by Michel: We go to Vaison-la-Romaine frequently, usually with camera in hand, so we have similar pictures shot during various times of the year. A few weeks ago, we went for lunch at Bistro du’O. So besides telling you about our lunch, I thought I would share …

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Sunday Lunch in #Avignon @OurHouseinProvence
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Sunday Lunch in Avignon at Italie là-bas!

Contributor blog post by Michel: Avignon offers a great many dining choices for all tastes and budgets, in different settings from private gardens, below churches in 17th century dining rooms, in hidden courtyards to name a few. But like many towns in the South of France, there are not many …

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Lunch in Orange @OurhouseinProvence
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Outing to Orange and Lunch at l’Arausio

Contributor blog post by Michel: One Sunday several weeks back, friend Alain who with wife Mimi own the epicerie in Sablet, asked me if we were free Monday afternoon. I replied yes, and he said they would pick us up in front of the boulangerie at 11:45 on Monday, a …

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Le Sanglier Paresseux Restaurant Caseneuve
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Le Sanglier Paresseux Restaurant Caseneuve

Contributor blog post by Michel: A couple of months back, I told you about a trip we took with our friends Steve and Mary to taste ice cream at Scaramouche Artisan Glacier, the ice cream shop owned by Elizabeth Bard and her husband Gwendal in Céreste. It is 91 km …

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Lacoste, from the Marquis de Sade to Pierre Cardin
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Lacoste, from the Marquis de Sade to Pierre Cardin

Contributor blog post by Michel: Lacoste is a well-preserved village that sits on a mountain ridge with great views to the east across a valley filled with vineyards and orchards to Bonnieux and the Grand Luberon Mountains. At the top of the village are the ruins of the castle of …

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Bec a Vin in Uzes #TastesofProvence @OurHouseinProvence
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Lunch at Bec à Vin in Uzès and wine at Domaine de la Mordorée

Contributor blog post by Michel: We headed to Uzès without reservations for lunch, which is a major no-no in my book. We and our friends Steve and Mary, love good food and wine and our lunches together are usually a highlight of the day and source of fond memories. So we …

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Street to center of old Uzès #Uzes @OurHouseinProvence
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Return to Uzès, the first Duché of France

Contributor blog post by Michel: There are towns and villages we happily visit time and again which is good because our friends are getting to know the Vaucluse and surrounding area almost as well as we do. So it was an easy decision last fall to drive to Uzès; we love …

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Wine tasting an lunch in Carpentras #OurHouseinProvence
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Wine tasting lunch alfresco and a visit to Carpentras

Contributor blog post by Michel: We always devote at least 1/2 day to shopping for kid’s clothes for our precious grandkids. Shirley’s favorite shops for kids are in the town of Carpentras, which is about 12 miles from Sablet. As we chatted one morning about going to Carpentras, it came out …

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Swordfish with Tomato Caper Butter Sauce #Recipe @OurHouseinProvence
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Swordfish with Tomato Caper Butter Sauce

Contributor blog post by Michel: I am going off topic this evening and share a fabulous recipe with you. As some of you know, it has been exactly one year since we closed our beloved Bistro des Copains in West Sonoma County, California. It was a labor of love for …

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Ansouis in the #Luberon #ExploreProvence @OurHouseinProvence
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Visit to Ansouis and Lunch at 1 Star Michelin Restaurant La Closerie

Contributor blog post by Michel:  It was October and we were back in Sablet with friends Steve and Mary from Michigan. One of our morning rituals is to sit around the kitchen table drinking petit cafes and reading our ipods and English language papers. Invariably the question is asked, usually by …

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