Tag Archives: L’Isle Sur-la-Sorgue

L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: Le Mas des Busclats (au lieu d’un Gite)

“It is something to do with the light, I suppose, and the airiness and bareness and frugality of life in the Midi, which induces a simplicity of thought, and a kind of whittling to the bone whatever may be the … Continue reading

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Art Briefs: Ménerbes, Coustellet and L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

 Galerie Pascal Lainé: Vernissage Friday, April 26, Ménerbes (above) “Trames” – canvas, paper and engravings: Works of Louise Cara, who experiments with tools, formats, materials: pigments, oils, impasto, binders, and ink, employing brushes and spatulas. Exhibition runs from April 26 to … Continue reading

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L’Isle-Sur-La-Sorgue: Tastings at Wine Bar Ledixsept Place Au Vin

There is something about the new wine bar Ledixsept Place au Vin in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue that is straightaway cheerful. Like the moment you arrive you recognize the cheerful faces of faithful companions: the wine labels of your fave wineries. Last Monday … Continue reading

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L’Isle-Sur-La-Sorgue: Wine Bar Perfect

Where to begin?  Grab a chair at a sidewalk table. Order a glass of Chateauneuf Du Pape  “Chante Cigale,” a sublime white wine, and before the pour you notice the fine glassware that has been set down at your table. … Continue reading

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L’ISLE SUR-LA-SORGUE: PAINTER CRACKS PHILLY

The bustling Sunday morning market in L’Isle Sur-La-Sorgue is part flea market, part antiques fair and part farmers market with the atmosphere of a Moroccan souk. Business is brisk. Dress is casual, rarely sexy. At the foot of Rue de … Continue reading

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TERRACE CHIC: L’ISLE SUR-LA-SORGUE

Patchy and cooler weather persists. Spotty business on the terraces until the summer heat hits.  If you are one who holds that delirious and unshakable conviction that Provencal cuisine is best taken in the warm open air, here is the … Continue reading

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