29 May 2024

Wine Wednesday


A market stall stocked with Medovina, a sweet mead, Czech in origin, made from honey and apple cider.


24 May 2024

Fish Friday


Smoked salmon with avocado tartines are front and center for a Friday evening apéro - but first, a couple of Pimms, French style. 

Le Fumoir - off rue de Rivoli near Louvre Museum



22 May 2024

Wine (and food) Wednesday


Last night unexpected gem in a medieval village in the Dordogne.

Above: fine regional wine (Bergerac); country bread w/local walnut oil for dipping

Below: off-menu sharing tataki appetizer of smoked magret de canard; ballotine of chicken w/truffle, sweet potato purée w/walnut oil


21 May 2024

Travel Tuesday


An inspiring trip to the majestic Dordogne.
Above: boats at La Roche-Gageac
Below: La Roche-Gageac from the road on the other side of the river


19 May 2024

Soup Sunday


Hot soups, juices, infusions (herbal teas), coffees, all organic, at a small boulangerie / coffee stop in Montmartre.



18 May 2024

17 May 2024

9 May 2024

6 May 2024

4 May 2024

Sunrise Saturday


A favorite photo taken from atop the butte Montmartre overlooking the city.

Post: "Soft as dawn"


3 May 2024

2 May 2024

Excess baggage

A gigantic Louis Vuitton suitcase covers the main LVMH store on the Champs-Élysées.


1 May 2024