Lavender fields, hilltop villages and spectacular rocky fjords, rosé wine and bouillabaisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, cutting edge rap and hip-hop music, Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources, pétanque, scuba diving and Olympique de Marseille: Provence is a vibrant mix of romantic tradition and surprising, fast-changing modernity. This is an insider's guide to the best of it, from a professional journalist living there.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
One of the Best Restaurants in Aix en Provence
I've been hearing really great things about Vintrépide, a new-ish restaurant in a quiet little backstreet right on the edge of the Old Town in Aix en Provence. So one mid-week lunchtime we dropped by to check it out. The verdict: while prices aren't cheap (but then that's true of pretty much any half-way decent restaurant in Aix), Vintrépide represents superlative value and is certainly one of the best spots to eat in town. Click here to read more