Colorado du Provence #Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Pizza in the Colorado

By David Taylor At the Colorado Provençal, near Rustrel is the Pizzaria du Colorado, family run and always busy especially with locals who also use the bar, the inside is warm and cosy with lots of tables, outside is a vast terrace, great in summer and at lunchtime after hiking …

READ MORE →
Ice Bar Arctic Room Aix-en-Provence
AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Freezing Cold Ice Bar Comes to Aix

By aixcentric I have read about ice-bars but never had the experience of pulling on a fleece cape and entering a -10C ice-cave complete with stalactites and ice chandeliers to enjoy a shot of freezing vodka out of an ice-glass. If this appeals, you have the chance to do this …

READ MORE →
Provence Rosé restaurant in Aix @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Great restaurant in Aix

By David Taylor Eating out in big cities is always difficult as there is so much choice and one wants to avoid the tourist traps. We have eaten at Cote Cours on the Cours Mirabeau three times and enjoyed all occasions although lunches were our favourite. On Saturday we ate …

READ MORE →
Le Jardin Restaurant Mallemort #Mallemort #Provence #Villages @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Le Jardin Restaurant in Mallemort

My previous “encounters” with Mallemort had fleeting, passing through either in a car or on a bike. Mallemort has the benefit and possibly the curse of having the D23 intersect the town. This is the route that crosses the Durance and joins the Vaucluse to the Bouches du Rhône. It …

READ MORE →
Pointe Rouge Photo by Franck Pennant in La Provence
AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Restaurants at Pointe-Rouge

By aixcentric Last summer, I posted about a trip taken down to Pointe-Rouge (Marseille), by navette from the Vieux Port, for lunch by the sea. You can read about “Marseille lunch pieds dans l’eau” here. It was a lovely excursion. Now I read that things are changing down there. The …

READ MORE →
Aigo Blanco Restaurant #Forcalquier
Hilda StearnRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Where are we going to eat in Forcalquier on a Sunday

Hilda Stearn visited Forcalquier in Haute Provence in the autumn. You can read about the lovely place she stayed and the local spa here. In today’s 24/7 society it is easy to forget that in some parts of France this development has yet to take hold. Arriving late in the …

READ MORE →
Best Ice-Cream Provence
AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Just the Best Ice-Cream in Provence

By aixcentric This Wednesday, April 15th, L’Art Glacier reopens after its winter break. This is a restaurant tucked away on a wooded hillside near Ansouis and is well-worth seeking out. It has a fabulous terrace which overlooks the Luberon and its ice-creams and sorbets must be the best ever! It’s …

READ MORE →
Bouillabaisse Marseille Provence
Restaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Understanding and Tasting The Real Bouillabaisse of Marseille

During a visit to a restaurant at the Vieux-Port in Marseille, we sampled “charter” Bouillabaisse. Bouillabaisse is a seafood soup with pieces of fish and crustaceans. The soup is so special that in 1980, eleven of the top chefs in Marseille created the “Bouillabaisse Charter”. Ginger and Nutmeg’s original blog post: The Real …

READ MORE →
Clos Saint Paul #Mazan #Rentals #Provence @ClosSaintPaul
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocals Travel TipsMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Discover Taste Relax With Local’s Tips For Mazan and the Vaucluse

It is understandable that Canadians will do practically anything to avoid winter, but skipping out in those few short months of summer… Well, maybe if you are heading to Provence. If you like the sounds of that plan, then read this article on Clos Saint Paul a rental property that …

READ MORE →
Cafe in #AixenProvence
AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Top Cafe Choices in Aix en Provence by Aixcentric

We asked Lynne Alderson of Aixcentric if she would share her favourite cafés and salon de thés in Aix-en-Provence with Perfectly Provence readers. Lynne said no problem, other than narrowing her choices to three – now that was hard! Here, are Lynne’s top picks for a beverage and a light …

READ MORE →