Au revoir, France

Six weeks ago my children and I left France for good. We left behind an apartment with our furniture, clothing and books still to be packed away, and in part it almost felt like we were slinking away from a place that had been our home for four years. We came back from our Summer…

La Voglia, Old Town, Nice

We decided on lunch at La Voglia after seeing it completely full the first couple of times we passed it. Seeing as we had steered fairly clear of Trip Advisor recommendations, we were curious about what it was about this particular restaurant that drew diners in such throngs – whereas nearby restaurants seemed to be…

Le Bacchus, Nice

Incredible Italian food again, and this time again in the Carré d’Or. Le Bacchus serves Italian food, really good Italian food in more than generous amounts in large bowls, lavished with lashings of generous parmesan cheese, in a relaxed unpretentious restaurant. We went back more than once, and came away equally satisfied each time. You…

Le Sens, Nice

The restaurants in the “Carré d’Or” – Golden Square tended to be a lot more low key than those in Old Town, and by that I mean a show of more local than tourists, and prices that were more reflective of the quality. Le Sens was one such place. Though it cropped up on searches…