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Road Trip: Au Pied de Cochon Montreal

In June 2010, I read about a restaurant in Montreal, featuring French Canadian cuisine called Au Pied de Cochon.  I was salivating.  At the time I was somewhere in Africa and Montreal was an impossible dream.  A cookbook was mentioned … Continue reading

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Vadim’s Bones

The family was excited about trying a new Uzbek restaurant, Cafe Vostochniy Palace, in the neighboring town of Hawley, especially after we looked at the google images for Uzbek cuisine! In fact the food we were offered at the Vostochniy Palace … Continue reading

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Cordero’s – Honesdale, Pennsylvania

Home-style, according to the dictionary,  means “such as would be made at home; simple and unpretentious”.  When I think of home-style I think of good food, served with warmth and caring, food served up in the style of my mother, … Continue reading

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River Grill: Narrowsburg, New York

Narrowsburg, New York is a quaint little town a few miles away and just across the Delaware River from Honesdale, Pennsylvania (our town).  The small main street is chock- a-block with restaurants and boutique shops; antiques, fine wines, furniture, clothing, etc. … Continue reading

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Apartment Living in Stuttgart

Well, we’re back in the tajine killing stove apartment again .  German baby back ribs braised at home.  Yes!  Take out noodles from Ha Long, Stuttgart.  Non!

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Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon: Chez Guy

No one wanted to cook this Sunday.  We had the barbecue craving because the sun was shining again and the temperature was just right.  Still, wanting to eat barbecue and make barbecue are two different things.  Nothing for it but to go … Continue reading

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I could have wept!  Yesterday was Saturday and Tonio, Chantal and I planned to visit M. Parret at his rehabilitation center in Troyes, cruise the town and have lunch.  In anticipation of this, I set my camera on automatic and prepared … Continue reading

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Sunday Chez Guy and the Salon du Chocolat

Guy has opened his restaurant for Sunday lunches.  Yay!  He has also put tables outside for those who like to take advantage of the beautiful spring time weather we are having. Sunday lunch is a good excuse, if one is … Continue reading

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I really had no intention of shopping today.  I just went out for the usual coffee and the next thing I knew, my hands were full of bags.  I didn’t even have my shopping basket!  It all began with an … Continue reading

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Plat d’Etain: Bruno Has the “Irish” In

The French always surprise me with their intense enthusiasm for vacations and hobbies.  I once saw a group of French country western dancers performing on the promenade, boots, hats and all. They were good! Last night Bruno of the Plat d’Etain … Continue reading

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