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Vignes Buissonières 2013 Review – Amazing as always


Back in 2009, I did my first Vignes Buissonières and last year, I had my 2nd experience among the vineyards of the splendid Pic St Loup. The 2013 addition was held among huge thunderstorms that did not dampen the bucolic atmosphere … Continue reading

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Paris Burger Wars Part 5: PNY (Paris New York) – great ambiance, OK burger


In my continuing investigation of the hot Parisian Burger scene, I tried the relatively new entry, PNY down at 50, rue Faubourg St Denis. It is a cozy place (about twice the size of Big Fernand and I think it … Continue reading

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More Paris Burgers: Loulou’s Friendly Diner – A Great Left Bank Grill


A reader of this blog and colleague suggested Loulou’s to me months back and I was finally in the neighborhood to be able to check it out. On the Blvd St Germain within striking distance of The Abbey Bookshop (stop … Continue reading

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Travel and Food: Na and Ma in Chinese Cooking


Continuing on my nascent series on various cuisines discovered over the years while traveling, I am a bit late writing about China having visited there back in September, but the food memories are fresh enough in my mind to share … Continue reading

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Finding the Perfect Pizza in Paris (well in the 9th anyway)


Following up on my popular burger war posts, I figured I’d mention three pizza spots that I frequent in my neighborhood. But before that, just a blogging note about the power of Facebook. Now, my blog averages about 30-60 hits … Continue reading

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More on the Paris Burger Wars – Razowski’s, Schwartz’s, and the Cantine California


I tested two more burger joints in the last couple of days and I am telling you, the competition is really heating up! Now, the ones I am listing here serve other food than just burgers which was the criteria … Continue reading

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Japanese Menu for My Week in Japan


                A few months back, I had intended to start a series of blogs about food in various countries, but I only got around to talking about Japanese food. I need to take … Continue reading

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