Chef of Kings & King of Chefs

Villeneuve-Loubet, just ten minutes from Nice Airport, is where Auguste Escoffier was born Auguste Escoffier (1846 – 1935) is the single individual who has influenced French cuisine more than any other person. Before his time, chefs were not highly regarded in France. They were seen as a servant/service class. What, today, …

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Hot Ticket in Cote d’azur

Michelin star Restaurant Gastronomique Alain Llorca is one of the hottest tickets in the Cote d’Azur Restaurant Gastronomique Alain Llorca was booked solid for two weeks when I tried getting a reservation, Finally, last Friday, I drove up from Nice to La Colle sur Loup and discovered the reasons for Lain Llorca being …

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The World’s Favourite Rosé

Sacha Lichine, born in Bordeaux and educated in America, has worked in every imaginable facet of wine, including pruning the vines; sales; wine tour guide; sommelier, buyer; broker; distributor; negociant; and, winery owner. To all that, we can add “visionary” Chateau d’Esclans is situated in the commune of La Motte. About …

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