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The MAOI Patch and the Tyramine Diet

When MAOI Inhibitors were introduced as the first antidepressants in the early 50’s, they came in pill form. The pills were processed in part by the liver and this caused severe side effects in people who had ingested food containing … Continue reading

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La France

I spent the last week in October in St. Jeannet, about half an hour out of Nice, with my fellow adventurous eater Philip. The eating was memorable. Aphrodite, David Faure’s restaurant in Nice, is serving an insect menu. Note the … Continue reading

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A personal coquillage

Where to eat after three hours wandering around the most inspiring art collection in the world, the La Musée d’Orsay? Monet, Cézanne, Degas, Van Gogh, Caillebotte, Renoir, Manet, and their pals were flashing through my mind. Paris was bone-chilling cold … Continue reading

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Côte d’Azur (3)

Today Philip and I drove 80 kms. north from Saint-Jeannet (a d0zen kms. from Nice) to Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (spitting distance to Italy). We made our way through dramatic gorges, and on into snowy mountains… …arriving just before closing time at La Chamoix … Continue reading

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Côte d’Azur (2)

Today Jane, Philip, and I drove to the charming medieval town of Vence for lunch. Sad to say, it rained all day. A fish market on a narrow street whet my appetite for seafood. (Those are shrimp in the photo.) … Continue reading

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Côte d’Azur

For five days, I’ll be eating my way through Southern France’s Côte d’Azur. Today Philip and I lunched at an unassuming restaurant in Villeneuve-Loubet. The back of the place is a laundry for the owners of yachts moored in the marina across the … Continue reading

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