|Within easy, safe walking distance of our apartments at Les Olivettes there are at least 17 restaurants. There are also a couple of sandwich bars, a take-out pizza place, and some ice-cream parlours. The choice is amazing for a village with a year-round population of 1100 - traditional Provencal cuisine at La Recreation, gourmet cuisine at Le Moulin de Lourmarin and NumÃ©ro 9, tasty salads and bruschetta at La RÃ©serve, even Thai food in a magical setting at Bamboo Thai. Thereâ€™s no need to worry about drinking a little too much of our local and delicious wines, because you just walk home afterwards under the starry sky.And if you donâ€™t mind getting into your car (or we can arrange a taxi for you) there are, remarkably, four Michelin-starred restaurants within 15 minutes of your apartment. Nearest is the Auberge La FeniÃ¨re, just up the road. La FeniÃ¨re, with Reine and Nadia Sammut, a mother-daughter team, in the kitchen, and father Guy Sammut front of house, has 1 Michelin star (out of 3 possible stars - the Michelin Guide is notoriously strict and incorruptible, the restaurant bible of France). They offer, fresh, light Mediterranean cuisine, and unusually for France, everything is gluten-free. You can see them at www.aubergelafeniere.com. A little further away is the Petite Maison de Cucuron (www.lapetitemaisondecucuron.com) where genial chef Eric Sapet produces sturdy, ingredients-based dishes in an elegant setting. And near there is La Closerie in Ansouis (www.lacloserieansouis.com), a tiny restaurant with a lovely terrace and emphasis on local, seasonal ingredients. Both have one star in the Michelin guide. And in the heart of the Luberon, spectacularly overlooking Bonnieux and its valley, is the Bastide de Capelongue (www.capelongue.com/en/), where chef Edouard Loubet (2 Michelin stars) works magic with locally sourced goodies - truffles, herbs, aromatic plants and wild salads which he and his team pick on the hillsides around or from his vegetable garden. His cooking is extraordinary - true to the ingredients, imaginative, and somehow comforting, too. And the restaurant is spectacular.