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New Awlins – the eats!

Neil and I took advantage of free flights (on Aeroplan points) and my March Break to head down to NOLA for the first time for both of us.  Here’s a brief(ish) roundup of some of the memorable places we ate in New Orleans. And yes, I did bring my big camera with me to dinner.  […]

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Café des Musées (Paris)

If David Lebovitz likes it, you pretty much can’t go wrong, that’s my line of thinking. On our way back from Brittany, we had one short afternoon in Paris and Alicia had been hankering for a meal at Café des Musées, upon the recommendation of a friend (well, and Mr Lebovitz!). It’s a simple neighbourhood […]

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Hell’s Kitchen (Minneapolis)

I love meeting other bloggers in person (though sometimes it does smack a little of blind dates… It’s weird meeting people you *think* you know from reading their blogs.  Remember when I met all those fabulous bloggers at the Foodbuzz First Annual Blogger Festival last year, or when I met Evelyne in Montreal or Véronique […]

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A night in Roissy (Ile de France)

We totally knew, going to Brittany over Christmas/New Year, that a lot of tourist attractions would be “fermé“.  Goes with the holiday territory, right?  We were just happy to be in France, eating French food, shopping at French supermarkets etc…  On our way home, we had an overnight stay at the airport as the Air […]

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La Mère Pourcel, Dinan (France)

When I knew we were going to be in Dinan over New Year, I immediately started hunting about for places for a “nice meal out”.  Our rental house had a great kitchen and we planned on eating in a fair number of nights also, you know, since the food in French supermarkets is amazing, we […]

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Cathédrale de Chartres

Chartres, about 80km south-west of Paris was (sort of) on the way to Dinan so we thought we would take advantage of having the car to take a detour there.  The cathedral is considered one of the finest examples in France of Gothic architecture. Surrounded by a maze (literally) of tiny one way streets which […]

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