Welcome to my culinary abode!
My name is Georges Frachon and I am from the French Alps.
I was born at Chambery, Savoy, France. I studied literature
and linguistics in Grenoble and Saarbrucken, Germany. I came
to this region in 1969 to teach French literature and linguistics
at the College de Bathurst. I purchased this property in 1972
and in the summer of 1973 opened ‘’la fine grobe’’.
The word grobe is a play on
the English slang word ‘’grub’’. It means food in Sweedish.
It may have come to New England States through the Jersians
Islands. When Acadians go fishing or hunting they used to
say: ‘’bring your own grub’’.
After operating on a seasonal
basis for the first 17 years, the restaurant, the inn and
the art gallery now are open
year round. I have a great passion for the preparation of
food and I like to welcome people. While I am basically self-taught,
I owe much to my family traditions. My father was born in
La Coucourde Condillac, Drôme, in the Rhône Valley and spoke
the Provencal dialect. My mother is a native of the Lyon Region.
My cuisine is a reflection
of my origins and my experience. Yes, I like good food and
good wines. I highly recommend you the house drink: le petit
caribou du patron, a mix of dark rhum and some secret liquors.
It was the ‘’mot de passe’’ in Pointe Verte during the prohibition.
Enjoy your meal! Enjoy our home
made french baguette.
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