A paradise for mussel lovers

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Twenty two years ago, Sylvie Chantraine decided that her restaurant should become something very special. At that time, she offered Belgian specialities. One of those was a mussel dish, which her guests loved.Read more

Home-made pasta

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Nowadays, with the modernisation of so many restaurants, one wonders where to find the authentic Italian ambiance and homemade dishes.Read more

Feel the fresh fish

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The menu of the Ristorante Bugamatta, in Finale, Ligure, remains a mystery until the morning arrival of the fishermen: "It depends on what kind of fish they caught in their nets", says Titti Manno, who has run this fine little restaurant on the sea front, together with her husband, Piero Daccà, for five years. He is a trained chef and the menu is his creation.Read more

Wine tasting at the BCC Riviera

The British Chamber of Commerce will host an evening of wine tasting on November 22nd with honorary guest Rod Smith of Vins Sans Frontières.Read more

Two-day gastronomy and politics events

Le Centre Universitaire Méditerranéen (CUM) will hold the two-day conferences organised by the Auguste Escoffier foundation today and tomorrow. The yearly conference is this time centred on the question of whether there is such a thing as ‘a political meal’ and ‘what is the etiquette’ at such events.Read more

Truffle fair Bastide St Antoine

For fans of gastronomy the truffle market now in its 11th year will kick start the New Year in fine culinary fashion. It takes place at the lovely Bastide St Antoine, near Grasse this weekend on the 6th-7th.Read more

Food and wine lovers meet for Christmas lunch

The AMIAC Club (Alpes Maritimes International Aperitif Club) is having its Christmas dinner on December 5th in Cannes at The Carlton Hotel.Read more

Chocolate and Art Exhibition in Fayence

An exhibition entitled Art’Choc: Le Chocolate au service de l’art contemporaine will open on the 27th December in Fayence.Read more

Anti-foie gras conference in Nice

The associations "Stop Gavage (stop force feeding)" and "Protection Mondiale des Animaux de la Ferme (for farm animals)" is organising a conference on the production of foie gras and the intensive breeding of chickens.Read more

Organic fair in Grasse

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Grasse’s annual BioGrasse fair, a regional organic produce market where visitors can buy and sample a variety of local products. It’s all happening this weekend on September 3 and 4, from 9am-6pm at the Cours Honoré Cresp.Read more