Category Archives: Restaurants

Getting out of the gal-rut

I’ve been in a bit of a rut, in more ways than one. I was sick for quite a while and have been slow in getting back into the habit of running and (ahem) walking up the stairs in my … Continue reading

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Apple Pie

Within a few weeks of my arrival in Rennes, I began to hear talk of Apple Pie, an organic tea shop/restaurant owned by an Irish woman. Some of my fellow assistants had stumbled upon it accidentally, and quickly became obsessed. … Continue reading

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Pizza at La Casa Pépé

I remember when I was a little girl visiting France for the first time (at the ripe age of 12), we stayed on a tiny little island off the coast of Provence called Île des Embiez. This island was magical to … Continue reading

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Vegetarian, French-style

In general, the French aren’t big on vegetarianism (and neither am I: I love seafood too damn much). They love their meat, and their philosophy is waste not, want not. They eat the brains, the tongue, the feet, the blood. … Continue reading

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