A French bakery and cafe that has been around for nearly two decades is shutting down.
The Concord Journal is reporting that La Provence in Concord closes its doors for good today, as owner Robert Didier is dealing with health issues that are forcing him to retire from the business. The article says that Didier will go to France for a few weeks once he closes the Thoreau Street restaurant, then he will return home to spend some "quality time" with his wife, which he is looking forward to after many years of long hours spent at the restaurant.
Didier, who was born in France, first opened La Provence 18 years ago; the dining spot featured baked goods, pastries, sandwiches, meals such as coq au vin, and more.
The address for La Provence is 105 Thoreau Street, Concord, MA, 01742.
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