Archive | February, 2012

7 Cs of Nice

At some point last week I realized that my last 4 or 5 posts were about food or drink.  I do like to eat and pairing good food with good wine is just a part of my life.  Besides, I do like sharing with you the yummy foods and places to eat them.  In the […]

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Buying Wine for Valentine’s Day

The 2nd Annual Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendents (Wine Expo for Independent Wine Producers) was held this past weekend at the Nice Acropolis Parc des Expositions.  Over 200 independent wine producers from across the country were in attendance. We had checked online to see which, if any, of our favourite wine producers would be […]

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Le Charlot

Its full name is Le Charlot “roi des coquillages“.  The Art Deco decor serves to highlight the restaurants speciality: shellfish.  Everywhere you look, everywhere your gaze stops there is a shell, a coquille, a little reminder that you are in a seafood restaurant. And it was by sheer luck that D and I stopped at […]

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