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Old 17-10-2009, 09:38 PM posted to
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Just returned from a 3 week trip, 1/2 in Greece on a tall ship, 1/2 in
Paris France.

Food and wine must better in France with one exception. Had a GREAT
meal at VAROULKO(Athens), simply amazing dinner...all seafood, very
French Laundry like preparation and an amazing roof top dining room
overlooking the Acropolis.

Had a great couple days in Epernay.

One day we had a private tour of Moet and Chandon. An amazing
property. I was totally museum and ruins it was welcomed
break. After the tour, Moet had made plans for us to eat at a GREAT
place in Epernay.

Les Berceaux, Epernay...I had a Veal steak and Kidneys (first time
having Kidneys) was very good. My wife had Venison with seared
Foie gras on was her first time having Venison...and it was

We had some Moet Grand Champaigne with all the appitizers, soups
etc...then both of us had a Red Burg, name forgets me but was a server
recomendation...all great.

Next time in France we will skip Paris, and use trains and go all

In Paris we rented a flat on Rue Madame, 6 Arrondisement. We found a
great little place in the neighborhood for dinners. Maison Du Jardin
on Vieruguard. It was our first time ever renting in Paris, normally
stayed in hotel. This was a great experience and will repeat the flat
vs hotel in future.

Amazing food and wine.