On our second evening at the Auberge du Père Bise, October 19, 2017, Linda and I dined at its Restaurant Jean Sulpice.

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In 1903, Marie and François, referred to as “Père,” Bise, founded the inn, a simple chalet at a lake front in the Savoy Alps. In the 1920’s, their son Marius transformed it into a beautiful hotel. Marguerite, his wife, took care of the kitchen and, in 1951, was awarded with three Michelin stars, which the restaurant retained for over thirty years. In 2016 the Bise family closed the restaurant and put the whole place up for sale. In November 2016, Magali and Jean Sulpice became owners of the Auberge du Père Bise. Linda and I spent the nights of October 18 and 19, 2017.

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La Chèvre d’Or, Eze 4

October 31, 2017

On October 10, 2017, Linda and I returned to La Chèvre d’Or for dinner.  We had enjoyed our meal there a year before under new chef, Arnaud Faye.

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Mirazur, Menton 9

October 24, 2017

Even though Mirazur is one of our most frequent blogposts (this is the ninth) and one of the best restaurants in our region, we had not been there for over three years when Linda and I returned for lunch on September 21, 2017.

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In May 2017 Yoric Tièche took over as Executive Chef of the three restaurants at Le Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat: the poolside grill, Le Dauphin; the informal bistro, La Véranda, and the gastronomic, Le Cap, which is only open from June 15 to September 15 in 2017. He earned the title “Best Chef of Tomorrow” from Gault & Millau in 2016. Linda and I dined at Le Cap the evening of June 21, 2017.

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On June 15, 2017, we joined Françoise and Philippe at Marcello, founded last year in the row of restaurants by the port de plaisance in Beaulieu-sur-Mer. It was a warm evening and we sat outside.

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We do not always dine at the Michelin-starred restaurants shown in my recent posts. Here are three restaurants where we recently dined, each a short drive from our house in Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

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