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.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The Man From Michelin, He Say Yes
It's that time of year again! In February Michelin publishes the new editions of its influential guides, both touristic and gastronomic. First up is tourism (the restaurant guide follows later this month) - and it seems as though all those renovations and new or revamped museums in Marseille have paid off, big-time because the man from Michelin has positively showered the city with stars. Click here to read more