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Pasta, Smoked Salmon and Mushrooms

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pasta, smoked salmon, leeks

Smoked salmon is popular here with a large variety to draw one’s interest. Mine was piqued to find a new dish that would be enjoyable with a Pouilly-Fuissé. I’d picked one up at my favorite, around-the-corner wine store where I’m now able to address Monsieur by “tu” versus “vous”. Pouilly-Fuissé is made from the chardonnay grape in Burgundy’s most southerly… Read more »

The Food Scene – Les Chartrons

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Our third day in Bordeaux we discovered a lively outdoor market a few blocks from our apartment. While this Sunday Marché des Quai is a great place to stock up and grab lunch and/or dinner, venturing into nooks and crannies of city neighborhoods is where the fun is, the recreation. (Note:  this sport does take mental and physical effort) The… Read more »

Our First Visitor

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The evening after we arrived into Bordeaux, our close friend Andrea joined us, just in time for a late Saturday dinner in the nearby square.  She took the TGV train down from Paris where she was visiting her sister. And the next morning she joined us for our first foray to the outdoor market on the riverfront of the river… Read more »

We’re Off!

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From all our family, to friends new and old, to work colleagues, and even total strangers, we are very thankful to those who helped us prepare for this adventure.  Whether it was direct help, or just your friendship and support, we wouldn’t be where we are today without you.   We’re definitely off to a great start, thanks to you!… Read more »