Nice Gare du Sud Halle
Liz LordLocal Food ProducersTaste

It’s Very Nice Gare du Sud Marketplace

Nice Food and Drink The French Riviera city of Nice did not lack options for entertainment, but now there is one more to add to your list, a visit to the Gare du Sud. This new marketplace, which opened in May 2019, is a stroll from Place Masséna. The transformed …

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Restaurant Le Girocèdre Puyméras
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Restaurant Le Girocèdre in Puyméras for Provencal Meals

By Michel The village of Puyméras is located just a seven (7) km northeast of Vaison-la-Romaine, so it is convenient for lunch after the Tuesday morning market and from our house in Sablet. Puyméras is a pretty, small village, at the northern tip of the Vaucluse near the border of …

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Chez Serge Carpentras Lunch
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Head to Chez Serge in Carpentras for Lunch

By Michel As I told you in my last post, we went to Carpentras to visit the historical Jewish synagogue built in 1367. Since most shops and tourist sites close during lunch hour, we joined the locals and headed to our favourite restaurant. Our go-to restaurant in Carpentras is Chez Serge, …

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Food Trucks Provence hameau-des-baux-camion-bleu
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Food Trucks in Provence Delivering World Cuisine

Provence Food Trucks When you think of Provence, it’s unlikely that a food truck is a culinary image that springs to mind. However, the number of food trucks in the region is exploding. Most of these trucks are mobile, available to travel to private venues, public gatherings, markets and festivals. …

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Maison Hache Restaurant Eygalières
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Maison Hache Restaurant Eygalières a Star Quality Experience

Eygalières is one of those rare places, in Provence, filled with stars, and nobody cares. So, why would Christopher Hache, with his Michelin star CV, open Maison Hache in this Alpilles village? New Eygalières Restaurant The attraction of the village with its 1,830 residents is frankly the down-to-earth lack of …

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La Table de Nicolas St Remy de Provence
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Try A La Table de Nicolas for Fresh Dining in St-Remy

Dining in St Remy de Provence It’s difficult to become certified as a Master Restaurateur in France. Not only do you have to be able to cook at a high level, but everything must be homemade, not thawed or reheated.  When you find a restaurant with a Maître Restauranteur in …

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6 à Table Restaurant Caromb
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Restaurant Review: Le 6 à Table in Caromb

As wife Shirley tells everybody, “Michel is a list person.” And yes, when it comes to restaurants and most anything that is related to food or wine, I’m usually drawn to places which are on a list of “best” in the area. That is why we headed to Caromb to meet friends …

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

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 a la Maison du Collectionneur …

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Hotel Crillon le Brave
Cheryl ShufflebothamRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

An Enchanting Evening at Hotel Crillon le Brave

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 the village. Hotel Crillon le …

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Lyon Café Comptoir Abel Road Trip
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A night in Lyon and unforgetable dinner at Cafe Comptoir Abel

As we plan trips to the South of France, I look for good fares from San Francisco to Geneva, Paris, Lyon, Marseille, and Nice. Recently, it seems Geneva and Lyon have offered the best fares on our favourite airline. The first couple of times we flew into Lyon, we went …

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