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Default What is your favorite dinner party theme/cuisine?



Kris wrote:
On Mar 13, 3:07 pm, Joseph Littleshoes wrote:

Kris wrote:
And while there is a charming little bistro near the eastern end of the
grand canal, im not schlepping myself to France for a bit to eat in the
park of Versailles.

Maybe we should all pool our funds and rent a Loire valley chateaux for
the summer?

Get out the powdered wigs and panniers and think about it?
--
JL



Wow! You're a pro for theme dinner parties! That San Simeon theme
sounds intriguing.

How much does a chateau cost these days???

Kris


*chuckle* a Scottish castle is cheaper but then we would have to dine on
haggis

A fully staffed French 'prestige' chateaux can run to tens of thousands
a month. $3-5,000.00 U.S. per week.

But unstaffed, less polished or historical or famous or otherwise
expensive chateaux's can be had for a couple of thousand per month U.S.
especially if you don't mind wood stoves and ..... chaise percee's
Some even come 'with garden produce' included in the rental.
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JL


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