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Ligurian Olive Oil Festival

Ligurian Olive Oil Festival

Ségolène and I headed to scout out a new lead on a hot culinary event happening on the Italian Riviera:  Festa dell’olio nouvo in Imperia Italy this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (15, 16, 17 November). I missed spending time exploring with Sego, and it is true we got a little distracted and of course, got lost...
Rivea on the Riviera

Rivea on the Riviera

We don’t usually announce the openings of restaurants without trying them, however I have heard so many good things about this restaurant I was hoping that maybe on of our readers could try and beat us to the punch and give us a review. The much anticipated Rivea opened in the Byblos Hotel in Saint-Tropez...
Ups and downs of going green

Ups and downs of going green

I used to look at spring rainstorms as beautiful events, bringing out the bright green hues of new foliage across the garden and vineyard.  This years monsoon spring has changed the way I feel about rain being a nourishing act of God. Thanks to rain, much of the road between the vines has been wiped...
Friday's recipe:  Stuffed rack of lamb

Friday’s recipe: Stuffed rack of lamb

It’s always dangerous to make a comittment to publish recipes.  They come and go, but I thought it might be handy to receive a recipe on Friday for some inspiration for the weekend. We decided to publish what was on the docket in our house:  rack of lamb.  So yeah, there is a season for...
My kingdom for a Bonnat bar!

My kingdom for a Bonnat bar!


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This is the magic of Monaco, here all standards and norms are turned upside down. In Paris, when you want to buy a bar of the exquisite old fashioned French chocolate bar “Maison Bonnat”, you go to “La Grande Epicerie de Paris“, one of the most selective, expensive, and sophisticated food markets on the planet (it is...
Ma Yucca's enchanted world in Nice

Ma Yucca’s enchanted world in Nice

I told you previously about the Ma Yucca’s magic when my friend Sandrine organized a dinner with the two talented japanese sisters behind the stove. Last week, I finally visit them at their restaurant, the now famous Mayucca in Nice. After a delicious lunch, we crossed the street and visited the tiny Mayucca shop where...
Seasonal favorite: le fava!

Seasonal favorite: le fava!

Now it’s time to eat fresh young raw févettes aka baby fava beans, like a little monkey. It’s spring, it’s the season, in all the good home kitchens around Nice people are having it for appetizer, or “apéritif” as we like to say here. You can buy févettes at any market around, cours Saleya, Menton,...
Lo Sfizio in Monaco

Lo Sfizio in Monaco

Let’s talk about a little restaurant i really like in Monaco. It’s called Lo Sfizio, it looks very simple, but it’s always full for a good reason, the food is delicious. This is a roman table, with its artichoke alla romana, it’s cold and hot antipasti, and it’s entire “roman pastas” section. We are talking...