LUNCH AVEC LA FAMILLE CASSOT
After tasting the range of wines at La Coustarelle,
the Cassot family invited us to have lunch with them in a little, very typical,
off-the-beaten-path restaurant not too far from the winery.
We drove to a place you won't find in the guidebooks...it's not a tourist stop
and only the locals know the place.
Café-Restaurant de la
It's in the town of Grézels...7 kilometers from Prayssac, 35
kilometers from beautiful downtown Cahors.
Here's the menu...16 Euros a few years ago...I understand the
price has skyrocketed to 18 Euros.
Soup, Hors d'oeuvres, Meat-Vegetables and Salad, Cheeses and Dessert.
It's an informal, comfortable dining room.
Your meal comes with wine...but the Cassots brought their own.
A huge tureen of soup is brought to the table...
Naturally, the American fellow with whom I traveled was
less-than-elegant at the table.
This probably explains why the restaurant is not in the Michelin Guide!
The "hors d'oeuvres" was a platter of
The main course, "meat" on the menu, was a stunning
platter of duck festooned with oven-roasted potatoes.
A cheese board was then brought to our table...
And, then dessert.
A big "Merci" to the Cassot family for a wonderful and very memorable
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