Les Gets, Morzine, Lac Montriond summer views

The French Alps in Summer…

It’s been a while since I posted on my blog and I’ve been missing it.  After a busy time lately, I’m spending a few days in the French Alps.  I LOVE the alps in summer almost dare I say it more than in winter.  The landscape, the mountains standing majestic adorned in green, the beauty, the…

Auberges de Collonges

Auberge de Collonges

This is a fairly new restaurant in Collonges Sous Saleve, it opened in November 2012 and is well situated just on the border of Switzerland in France, by the Croix de Rozon border.   This is a modern bistro style restaurant and all the usual Savoyarde suspects are on their fairly extensive menu.  Apart from a…

La Pela, Les Gets

La Pela, Les Gets

When it is snowing so hard that you can’t see your hand in front of your face – in skiing terms a ‘white out’ what can one do if you can’t ski? Enjoy an apéro and a good lunch in one of the many great restaurants in Les Gets. So having booked a table for…

Café Gourmand

Le Cafe Gourmand

Well this really has to be one of the best additions to a French dessert menu, in fact I think it is the star of the dessert menu in some restaurants.  Le Café Gourmand typically comprises an artistic display of ‘bite size’ desserts normally three to five mini desserts served with an espresso coffee.  Often…

B Com Brasserie, Archamps

B Com Brasserie, Archamps

A new restaurant on the scene in the Haute Savoie!  This brasserie is not your typical French savoyard style restaurant.  It is far more the chic, modern and bustling style brasserie with a good atmosphere. It has a large open area – with a sort of warehouse feel, lots of metal and glass – but…

ah La Belle Excuse, Annecy

Ah! La Belle Excuse, Annecy

Firstly, I just love the name; after all there is always a good excuse for a great lunch, especially if it can be eaten on the terrace in the sunshine! Ah! La Belle Excuse has become a regular lunch spot for us ladies who lunch in between shopping in Annecy.  And what a wonderful town…