Tips & Tidbits


American Cookery in a Paris Kitchen

You may be wondering if you plan on spending an extended time in Paris just what cookbook to bring along with you, or what may be hard-to-get groceries for cooking American dishes in Paris (such as a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixins’). Choose a basic cookbook such as […]


Hanky Panky at Versailles

Known to many as the ‘Sun King’ Louis XIV’s gilded 17th-century palace, the ultimate example of royal luxury, Versailles served initially as a country lodging for R&R, primarily hunting – but also as the lieu where Louis’ father, Louis XIII enjoyed a ‘bachelor’s pad’ far from the queen’s eye. This […]