L'Esplaï du grand Bar des Goudes Bouillabaisse in Marseille
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocal Food ProducersTaste

Where to Eat Bouillabaisse in Marseille, a Classic Seafood Dish from Provence

Marseille, France’s second-largest city, might not have an Eiffel Tower, but it has beaches, sunny skies, and fresh Mediterranean rockfish for its signature dish, bouillabaisse. But where should you go to eat bouillabaisse in Marseille? However, bouillabaisse is a culinary dish with a humble past that now has a quality …

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Tables and Tastes of Provence Recipe Index
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Provence Top 5 Restaurants Favourites from a Travel Pro

Almost every year, we put together a list (or a few) of favourite restaurants in Provence. Since this is Provence, there is practically no end of terrific dining options in the region. Chefs in Provence build their menus around seasonal, locally available produce, small-batch cheeses, ethically raised meats and Mediterranean …

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5 Favourite Luberon Restaurants Cafe de France Lacoste
Keith Van SickleRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

5 Favourite Luberon Restaurants in Provence with a View

Provence’s Luberon Valley is one of the most beautiful spots in France. It is chock-full of restaurants serving excellent food, and I love the ones where my wife and I can enjoy a nice view along with our meals. Here are five of our favourite restaurants; booking in advance is …

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Chapeau de Paille Restaurant St Remy de Provence
Keith Van SickleRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Try Chapeau de Paille Restaurant in St Remy for Delicious Provencal Flavours

Would you like a delicious, authentic Provençal meal in a relaxed atmosphere? How about a big platter of steamed fish and vegetables plus a side of that garlicky Provençal mayonnaise called aïoli? Or some lamb shoulder that’s been cooked for hours so that it practically melts in your mouth? Or …

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Bar-Tabac des Alpilles
Keith Van SickleRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Bar-Tabac des Alpilles for Great Dining in St Remy

This restaurant, a bar-tabac (café, bar, restaurant and more), is the beating heart of St-Rémy-de-Provence. St-Rémy-de-Provence is famous for its Roman ruins, a Wednesday morning market, and former residents like Vincent van Gogh and Nostradamus. A stop in St-Rémy should be on every tourist’s itinerary in Provence. My wife and …

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Mont Ventoux Vines
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

The Mont Ventoux Villages and Our Top Restaurant Picks

Chefs in Provence build their menus around seasonal, locally available produce, small-batch cheeses, ethically raised meats and Mediterranean seafood. However, as a visitor, knowing where to go for good value food is not always evident. So we asked the owners of Le Prieuré La Madelène for suggestions on places they …

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Dine Francis Mallmann's Restaurant
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Wine and Dine Francis Mallmann’s Restaurant at Chateau La Coste

Previously, I shared our visit to Chateau La Coste in Le Puy-Sainte-Reparade to see the unusual art installed around this 600-acre organic winery and art center includes a luxury hotel and four (4) restaurants. The vineyard is owned by Patrick McKillen, an Irish art collector who has created a center …

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Malaucène
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Top Restaurant Recommendations in Malaucène? As a Local

Le Prieuré La Madelène Bed and Breakfast (B&B) is the site of a former 12th-century Benedictine monastery nestled just outside the village of Malaucène at the foot of Mont Ventoux. This B&B with five (5) guestrooms and a private cottage (gîte) is a few minutes from Vaison La Romaine. Surrounded …

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Tables and Tastes of Provence Recipe Index
Restaurant RecommendationsTasteVirginie Van Der Wees

Great Eating and French Immersion near Aix-en-Provence

Those who know me know I like to eat and can eat a lot! I also always like to discover new flavours, which is why I can advise you on the best restaurants you can try during your immersion stay with us. I also like champagne, and below I share …

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L'Oustalet Maianen Restaurant Maillane
Keith Van SickleRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

L’Oustalet Maianen Restaurant in Maillane for Delicious Food

Just a few miles north of St-Rémy-de-Provence, in the quiet town of Maillane, sits a restaurant that is well worth the trip. Consider this restaurant if you want to enjoy a delicious meal in a comfortable dining room—or on a shady terrace in warm weather. My wife and I live …

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