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Saint Didier: Awesome New Flavors at Silvain frères, Gnarly Nougat Heaven – Take Home the True Flavors of Provence

Shes as sweet as tupelo honey Shes an angel of the first degree Shes as sweet as tupelo honey Just like honey from the bee – Van Morrison – Spend some time tasting samples in the shiny boutique of Silvain … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Wars: A Sunny Business with Shady Practices. Read the Label, Carefully.

The urge to indulge oneself in the delights of everything Provence is symptomatic of the impoverished assumption that everything in the region is authentic, e.g. made in Provence. Not so. Market day somewhere in Provence. You approach a stand displaying … Continue reading

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Pizza in the Vaucluse: No Coupons, No Delivery, Just Fresh Provençal Taste

Provencal cuisine doesn’t depend entirely on elegance although cafes are less in number as are fast-food joints with the exception of populated towns as Avignon, Aix or Apt. As a respite from the haute bourgeois or the haute bohemian, pizza … Continue reading

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CHEAP EATS: BONNIEUX AND SAINT DIDIER

A tacit culinary assumption is that one does not dine posh everyday. Here are two budget-respecting joints hidden from view with no roadside markers that are a quick jog to local wine co-ops: Restaurant de la Gare, Quartier de la … Continue reading

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