Maison du Collectionneur Aix-en-Provence
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New Restaurant in Aix-en-Provence: Mana a la Maison du Collectionneur

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: If you are one of the many many locals who enjoy eating at Mana Espresso and admire the enterprising young Brits who started it, then this new restaurant is for you! Their second restaurant opened recently, giving them much needed space for their clientele. Mana …

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Nice Port Long Weekend French Riviera
Liz LordRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Options for Vegetarian and Vegan Dining on the French Riviera

Where are the vegetables? Do you find yourself grappling with the “myth” of French gastronomy? French Riviera Green Cuisine Expecting to eat mightily well in France, I think the most commonly penned critique among omnivores, is the lack of vegetables. Frustrating of course, and even more so for visitors who are …

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Great Restaurants Provence
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4 Great Restaurants in Provence to Try

While planning your Provence adventure, make sure your lodging, whether hotel, villa, or Airbnb, is located conveniently to the region’s best restaurants. Dining is an important part of the Provence experience, so here is a short list of highly regarded restaurants in the region. L’Oustalet, Gigondas The gem of the …

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Dinner La Bartavelle Goult
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Goult Visit and La Bartavelle the Restaurant to Try

Contributor blog post by David: We enjoyed another fine meal at La Bartavelle in Goult. Their prix-fixe menu gives a choice of three starters including local seasonal asparagus, in the spring. Whilst main courses included a fish choice (wild Turbot), Beef or Rabbit which I had, and it was superb, (see …

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Mas des Romarins Gordes
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At le Mas des Romarins Enjoy the View Over Lunch in Gordes

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: Gordes—a stunning village indeed. Yet, there never seemed to be a memorable place to eat in the village—until now. Perched on a cliff, across from the village, lies a small boutique hotel called le Mas des Romarins. We just happened to discover it and …

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Aix-en-Provence Vegan Meals Anticafé
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Aix-en-Provence Vegan Meals and Language Lessons at Anticafé

I wonder if you have visited Anticafé Aix yet? Founded two years ago, its principle is that customers pay per hour. Your 5 euros per hour gets you as much coffee or tea as you like, plus there are breakfast cereals, bread to toast with jam, or later in the …

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Le Clos Saint Roch outdoors Maussane Restaurants
Keith Van SickleRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Le Clos Saint Roch a Great Restaurant Discovery in Maussane

“Every Day My Cooking Has to be Great”  Bon rapport qualité-prix. It means “good value for money” and it’s one of my favorite French expressions because…who doesn’t love a great value? So I was delighted to learn that Emmanuel Billaud, the chef at Le Clos Saint Roch in Maussane-les-Alpilles, was …

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House of Cookies Pancakes-petit-dejeuner restaurant-aix-en-provence
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American Favourites for Lunch at the House of Cookies in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Some days ago, I read this comment on Aixcentric: “In your very comprehensive survey of Aix restaurants, I couldn’t find any mention of House of Cookies, rue Boulegon (but maybe it’s just my mistake!) It’s a lovely place, American vintage-oriented, and the owner, Laetitia, makes the …

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Le Petit Bistrot Aix-en-Provence
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Le Petit Bistrot – Restaurant et Bar à Vin in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It was a surprise when ‘Happy Days’, the café in the corner of Place Richelme was demolished before Christmas; it always seemed busy. But now Le Petit Bistrot is in its place and it is a delightful place to have a petit dej’, coffee or …

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Hotel Crillon le Brave
Cheryl ShufflebothamRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

An Enchanting Evening at Hotel Crillon le Brave

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: Tucked away in a small hilltop village overlooking a landscape of vineyards and olive groves, lying in the shadow of Mont Ventoux, and practically bordering the villages of the Côtes du Rhône appellation is an intimate gem of a resort intertwined in the streets of …

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