Lunch in Provence is more than just a meal. It's a joyful celebration of what the region has to offer. And trust us, Provence's bounty — with its centuries-old heritage and devoted producers — is soul food.
Napa will always have a place in my heart. When I lived in San Francisco, I'd day trip there on the regular. And though there are plenty of amazing places, Bouchon Bistro will always be a go-to for me. It feels like France in the midst of California wine country: the zinc counter, the bakery, and swoon-worthy salmon rillettes.
When peaches are in season, we're 100% about them in every meal and every moment. Be it in our morning granola, tucked into this twist on panzanella salads, and, as a this twist on peaches and cream — here in ice cream form.
People are really particular about this sandwich. If we're calling a spade a spade, it's basically Niçoise Salad in a sandwich but people tend to get really offended if you say that. So, instead, I'll just say this: on my trip to Provence, I was eating this sandwich on the regular. There are countless variations, but this version is my favorite.