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No one would disagree that the world would be a pretty dismal place without French cuisine, but last February President Nicolas Sarkozy came up with a brainstorm: Why not declare French cuisine a UNESCO World Heritage ‘Bite’? Well, he didn’t use those words – exactly, it was more modest: “We […]
French cuisine and French wines are world-famous, there’s no denying it. And while most of us are quite content to order the house red in a Parisian cafe, knowing it’ll still be better than most bottles you could buy back home, some people have richer tastes. If you’re one of […]
(Photo from Restaurant Moncourrier, Avenue Gambetta, Ussel/Correze) French chefs are world famous for their mastery of sauces, desserts and their ingenious presentation, but French cooking can also offer up some surprising dishes that you may prefer to eat first and before learning the names of the animals and their organs. […]
Choucroute Platter served at the Brussels Cafe, 71 Blvd. Exelmans, 75016 When it comes to ‘comfort food’, nothing does it better than ‘choucroute’ (pronounced ‘shoo-croot’) or Alsatian saurkraut on a cold day in March. Accompanied with a crisp Riesling, this meal will make you completely forget the howling winds and […]
Photo by Chris Card Fuller Not only are crepes delicious, but for students in Paris (or Normandy and Brittany for that matter) going out to a creperie is an inexpensive change from normal student fare. Depending on who’s making the crepes or galette ( a thin pancake made from Sarrazin […]
You might discover that your favorite restaurant in Paris depends just as much on good memories as it does on good food. Depending on the occasion, I may have many ‘favorite picks’ but if you asked about my all-time favorite, it would have to be Chez Josselin on Rue Montparnasse […]
As I was cleaning up the dishes last night after a dinner for nine at Montparnasse, I wondered if the U. S. military should seriously begin studying French organizational skills in the kitchen. “Technique! You lack technique,” Eric chided me. (you may remember, from a previous post, Eric and Lila […]