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Love at First Bite in Dijon, France

Talk about a tease! Florence Bucciacchio, my host from the Dijon Tourism Office began my gastronomic tourism exploration of Dijon, France, with a visit to the Les Halles Market, but she wouldn’t let me buy anything. “I’ve booked lunch for us at one of two Michelin Star restaurants in our city, and I…

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The Chef Who Kisses Fish

Our group clustered around Chef Xavier Arrey in the busy market, intent on learning as much as possible about the fresh local ingredients available in the Catalonia region of Spain. Through our headsets, he spoke to each of us in the language we understood – to me in Spanish, to another in Catalan,…

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