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Vieux-Nice – Sugar, spice & everything Nice!

When you think of Nice, France, you think about the Promenade des Anglais, Cours Saleya, and all those lovely cafés and bistros. And oui, it is all of that. But, if you want to explore Nice like a local, then take off that 1980’s fanny pack, get off the tourist track, and head to Vieux-Nice.


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Le Salon du Palais Gourmand

‘Le Salon du Palais Gourmand’ is the gastronomic event of the Côte d’Azur! A Food Lover’s Heaven on Earth! An Event To Make Your Mouth Water! A ‘Gastronomic Tour de France’ offered by more than 300 exhibitors who are ready to help you discover the food specialties and wines in the region.


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The socca wars

I will talk about socca de Nice, since this is where I live and the type I am most familiar with. I say ‘familiar’, but what I really mean is ‘Completely 100% Addicted’ and ‘Pretty Qualified’ to discuss the socca made in Nice!


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Flavors of Paris Gastronomy Tour – 2

I received a serious olive oil education at Première Pression Provence. Examples of oil descriptions: notes of cocoa, mushroom, candied fruit, vanilla. Is this olive oil? Oui and from France! Voilà, now let’s taste!


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Flavors of Paris Gastronomy Tour – 1

When I was invited on a VIP Gastronomy Food Tour in Paris, how could I refuse! The lovely Lisa Rankin, (Owner of Flavors Of Paris), “Off The Eaten Path” Tours met me in front of a 6th century church on the St Germain des Prés in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris.


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Vegan cooking in France

I come from a family of amazing French and European cooks and bakers; my Ancestors are from Normandy, France and date back to the 1500s. Most of my life was spent in the kitchen with family and those great times with my Grandpa ‘Chevy’ Chevalier.