Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

…why not try Le Vieux Tonneau?  It’s an atmospheric wine-bar tucked away in the old town. (more…)

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Coming Up In Marseille

Carnaval on Saturday

Celebration of Music on Sunday

World’s Longest Banquet in September (more…)

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As a long-standing Picard fan (it’s really good frozen food plus it’s at the end of my road!), I am thrilled to find that certain items are now available for home delivery via Ocado in the UK. (more…)

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A Japanese Jaunt in Aix

Enjoying a Japanese lunch at Niji in rue d’Italie and discovering Ding Dang, an Oriental grocery, nearby. (more…)

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Diaries out, loosen your belts.  Here are some unmissable events……


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Marseille’s super Musée Regards de Provence has been inspired by the MPG2019 Year of Gastronomy programme and is serving up two foodie exhibitions, starting this week. (more…)

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Our département, the Bouches-du-Rhone, has designated 2019, March-Dec, as the year of gastronomy with 1000 events promised.

The entrée is this coming weekend (21-24 March) with ‘Tout le Monde a Table’ during which participating local restaurants offer a % discount, a free apéro, free child’s meal per adult, and so on.  All designed to get people out eating more.

Here’s a starting point: https://www.mpg2019.com/

You will find a map of participating restaurants, future events and social media links.  You can also sign up for their newsletter. 

Bon Ap’!


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