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lunch between Vence and Saint Remy

Potager looks lovely, and thank you so much for the specific directions. Any thoughts about Vence?

Nov 07, 2012
catherinel in France

lunch between Vence and Saint Remy

This May my husband and I are spending several nights in Vence, then traveling by car to Saint Remy. I would like to leave Vence on the early side so as to be in Saint Remy early- to mid afternoon. Guessing the trip may be 3 or more hours without a lunch stop, but that's a guess. We have no firm notion yet on road(s) to take between the two places. Somewhere along the way I would like to find a small village/town and a good restaurant for lunch. Not looking for a three hour meal this time - but something great that is not too far off the path to our destination. And later that week we'll be in Aix so I am not wanting to stop there at this point. Can any of you Provence insiders recommend a lunch stop? The trip leaving Vence to Saint Remy is on a Saturday.
Also, its been many years since we've been to Vence, but we always thought the little town was sweet and real and so are looking forward to returning. Any recommended restaurants or cafes in Vence would also be helpful. Many thanks.

Nov 06, 2012
catherinel in France

R'Evolution: eh...

We had our first dinner there in September and loved most of the experience. The food we thought was wonderful and some of the best we've had in New Orleans; and service attentive. My only real complaint is they have opted for no table cloths. Now I know this is a real trend even in fine dining restaurants - all over Paris now too- but I guess I'm just old school. Fact is my drink glass as leaving water pools on the table and my sleeves were getting wet. When I asked the waiter for a napkin to put under the glass he actually said, he was so sorry but Chef Folse didn't want napkins on the table. I said, good for the Chef but now please bring me a napkin - and he did. But will I go back? Yes to be sure.

Oct 31, 2012
catherinel in New Orleans

other than Slanted Door

Coming to town in a week. Can you folks recommend a lively, hip, and wonderful pan Asian restaurant not too far out from the center? Friends have suggested Betelnut and Butterfly. Many thanks

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Slanted Door
Ferry Slip, San Francisco, CA 94111

Betelnut
2030 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

Aug 21, 2010
catherinel in San Francisco Bay Area