Monday, May 13, 2013

What's for Lunch?

After a very long Sunday, it was nice to relax a bit today. Our big event of the day was a belated Mother's Day lunch prepared by John at the home of Alain and Cathy Pfaff, where John is serving as a house and dog sitter for a few days.

John was in Hog Heaven
preparing the meal

Laurie could not help filling in as sous chef for him. 

 Awesome Rabbit for Lunch!!!

The Master Chef of Lyon is Paul Bocuse. Using Bocuse's cookbook as a guide, John was able to prepare a delicious Lyonnais salad, rabbit in an incredible sauce and a lemon tart from scratch that were so heavenly rich! The matching wines and café were parfait too.

The soon-to-be-opened van den Raadt French Restaurant in Mira Loma, California is a can't miss proposition, if you ask me.

Thanks John.  That was another in a long list of great French two hour lunch dining experiences!

Yesterday's Game Reminder

Speaking of football, let's take a closer look at our upcoming Southern Conference Championship game opponent, the undefeated Montrabé Comètes.

Montrabé Comètes (10-0)
Sud Poule A Champions
Nov. 11, (1-0) Albi Hurricane 10-6*
Nov. 25, (2-0) Bias Sayans 48-0*
Jan. 27, (3-0) Tarbes Mad Predators 37-6*
Feb. 8, (4-0) Longages Scorpions 20-6*
Mar. 10, (5-0) Albi Hurricane 51-0*
Mar. 17, (6-0) Bias Sayans 32-0*
Mar 30, (7-0) Tarbes Mad Predators 47-0*
Apr. 13, (8-0) Longages Scorpions 35-3*
Apr. 28, (9-0) Flayosc Dragons Noirs 21-6**
May 12, (10-0) Marseille Blue Stars 26-0**
May 26, vs. Bron-Villeurbanne Falcons**
* Sud Poule A Game
** French National Division III Playoff Game

As for your also undefeated Falcons, here is a look at our 2012-13 season.

Bron-Villeurbanne Falcons (10-0)
Sud Poule C Champions
Nov. 11, (1-0) Lyon Gones 21-7*
Nov. 25, (2-0) Chambéry Aigles 18-0*
Feb. 17, (3-0) St-Cergues Bulldogs 28-7* 
Mar. 3 (4-0) Lyon Gones 35-6*
Mar. 10, (5-0) Clermont-Ferrand Servals 47-0*
Mar. 17, (6-0) Chambéry Aigles 34-14*
Mar. 31, (7-0) St-Cergues Bulldogs 41-6*
Apr. 14, (8-0) Clermont-Ferrand Servals 41-0*
Apr. 28, (9-0) Albi Hurricane 52-6**
May 12, (10-0) St-Cergues Bulldogs 46-14**
May 26, at Montrabé Comètes**
* Sud Poule C Game
** French National Division III Playoff Game

The BIG Pétanque Tournament
in Bron is just around the corner!

That should be fun to watch, to say the least!!!


David Fion said...

The pétanque tournament would have been fun unless our practice field wasn't a parking for the players' cars (oh no i'm not joking...)

George said...


How could those cars parked on that practice field possibly hurt the "grass"?

Olivier R said...

Pétanque in Lyon is like a fridge in Groenland or a protestant church on the st pierre plaza in rome.why play pétanque in the kingdom of real bowls, the Lyon bowl game?!!