Monday, October 28, 2013

A Year In Provence - In 1970

Imagine an elite group of top American chefs, gourmets, food writers and intellectuals and all-round opinion-formers, gathered together in Provence to talk, cook and - of course - eat.

That's what happened in late 1970 when James Beard, MFK Fisher (the author of such classic memoirs as Two Towns in Provence), Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones all converged on the South of France. A new book by Fisher's grand-nephew, Luke Barr, evokes that remarkable moment. Click here to read more.

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