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…

Le Tire-Bouchon, Nice

Walking through Nice Old Town trying to decide on where to eat is extremely difficult. There is a draw to every restaurant, as the sun touches on everything and people sit at tables on terraces drinking their rosé, with bustling crowds, and music at every turn. During this hour of sundowners and early evening, restaurant…

Eating Italian at Attimi

I could wax lyrical about the cultural side of our experience in Nice, but that would not be an accurate telling. It was all about the food. Some sun, a lot of sun, but ultimately about the food. The discoveries were varied and amazing. We ate a lot of Italian cuisine, a definite influence of…

The Pâtisserie Tour, Paris

My daughter had a long-time friend visiting her over the start of the school holidays, and I volunteered to be the driver/guide over a couple of days whilst they did their Patisserie Tour. This all came about because her friend wants to be a pastry chef when she grows up. She’s fourteen years old and…