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Travel Journal: Biking in Beaune

Nothing cures jet lag quite like an easy going bike ride where you get out and explore your new surroundings. This is exactly what I did after the long journey from Toronto to Beaune. 76 more words

Travel

Les Popiettes

After the gruelling journey from Toronto to Beaune, France (1 cab, 1 flight, 1 bus and 2 trains later) I stretched my legs on a 25 km bike ride and was ready for a rewarding dinner. 250 more words

Food

Ethnic food

Italian food is fabulous: fresh ingredients, few preservatives, simple flavors, regional specialties, lots of vegetables, fish, olive oil. And wine.
In London, we indulged in ABI: Anything But Italian. 451 more words
Food

Beautiful Bourgogne Part 2

Woke up first thing and ran the outer walls of Beaune. It was much needed after gorging on a Gault Millau endorsed restaurant the night before and it was a great way to see the city. 247 more words

Weekly Wine

Hello Again, Neighbor…

The ownership of Burgundy vineyards can be complicated. Before the French Revolution, the Grand Cru Clos de Vougeot was in the hands of one owner. Today, there are over 80. 93 more words

Burgundy

Le Home Away

By Chef Dad

When we originally mapped out our route through France, we had planned to spend a bit of time touring Dijon, but we never made it. 1,129 more words

Family

Bouchard Père et Fils Vintage 2014

If there is something I’ve come to realize these past few years, it’s that a wine fair is never just a wine fair. Off-wine fairs, producer meetings, private tastings, evening events… There are so many levels and facets of an important wine fair nowadays one might think one was at a good natured high school prom, but I digress as always. 942 more words

Tastings