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Cooking Classes Offered in Lyon

When I first moved to Lyon, I was really interested in finding a place to take cooking lessons, but had a problem searching them out. Since I have recently discovered several options, I thought that I would share the love.
http://www.incuisine.fr/adulte.html
In Cuisine : Classes are around 2-2.5 hours ranging from 35-70 [...]

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My Search for Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Lyon

I have recently decided to become a vegetarian, and I thought that just because I was making a life-altering choice, it didn’t mean that I would have to stop enjoying the gastronomy of Lyon. So, I have decided to take it upon myself to search out all most of the restaurants in Lyon that [...]

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Fete des Crus du Beaujolais: Wine Guide

We recently attended the Fete des Crus du Beaujolais in Chiroubles on the 25th of April. With over 300 vignerons, we did not get to try every bottle of wine, but we did try a few from each region. I will try to give you a little information on each wine region and [...]

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Adjusting to French/Franglish

Well, I think it took me about 1-3 months to learn basic French.  A few months before moving here, we started listening to Pimsleur and one other audio French recording (which helped a lot with pronunciation and simple phrases).  We also bought some flashcards and a few dictionaries before we moved over.  I guess the [...]

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Overview of My Favorite Places in Lyon!

An entree from Le Fleurie
And by places, I mostly mean restaurants!    My “hands-down” favorite restaurant in Lyon is Le Fleurie in the 7eme arrondisement, but it is only open during the week for lunch.  My husband and I try to eat here at least once a month!  ~15E for lunch, very gourmet and [...]

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