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French Cuisine

Rosé Wine Doesn't Need A Season: Here's Why You Should Be Drinking It All Year Round

Glamour | Posted 03.27.2017 | Taste

For Glamour, by Abigail McCoy. I’d like to discuss something very important — rosé. We first need to establish two truths. One, rosé is delicio...

Roadside Cafe Gets Swamped With Diners After Mistakenly Given Michelin Star

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.20.2017 | Weird News

A small, roadside cafe in central France reportedly found itself inundated with diners and TV crews last week after it was awarded a coveted Michelin ...

Toronto Comes Alive During 2016 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.22.2016 | Travel
Dwight Brown

There are film festivals all over the world. Few however, take over an entire city and engage locals and visitors on the level of the Toronto International Film Festival. An estimated 480,000 filmgoers attend screenings, eyeball celebrities and scout out the up-and-coming filmmakers at TIFF.

NYC's Vaucluse Is a French Departure for Chef Michael White

John Mariani | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

There were some raised eyebrows among the NYC food media when Michael White and his Altamarea Group opened a French restaurant named Vaucluse last sum...

Michael Moore's New Movie Nails School Lunch in France -- On The Menu: Lamb, Endive, Lentils and Leeks

Tom Conrad | Posted 03.12.2017 | Impact
Tom Conrad

Fine cuisine is alive and well in the school lunchrooms of France. The menu includes lamb tajine, veal, crêpes, organic veggies, pâté and organic bread. Oh, yes -- and a cheese course.

Let's Dare to Be Creative, Let's Dare for France

Hélène Darroze | Posted 01.11.2017 | Home
Hélène Darroze

Where there's daring, there's often creativity. That's certainly true of French cuisine. The history of French cuisine is all about passion. But it's ...

I Was A Real-Life Cheesemonger

Christine Stoddard | Posted 01.06.2017 | Women
Christine Stoddard

About this time three years ago, I was poised for the international study abroad experience of a lifetime -- but first, I became a cheesemonger.

Oysters and Champagne--Christmas in Paris

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.22.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

About 11 years ago Lief and I spent our first Christmas in Paris. We stayed in Paris all that winter and decided Paris makes winter the best season o...

Cooking Art History: The Original Celebrity Chefs and the Birth of Haute Cuisine

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 11.25.2016 | Taste
Maite Gomez-Rejon

The Getty Research Institute's special exhibition The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals offers opportunities to travel through time and learn about culinary theatrics from the past.

Where My 5-Year-Old Fell in Love With Artichoke Soup: Edinburgh, Scotland

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.07.2016 | Taste
Helen I. Hwang

"I love this soup," exclaimed my five-year-old, as she greedily shoved another spoonful in her mouth. The scene of my girls' newfound favorite food wa...

Celebrating July 4th in France

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's the July 4th weekend. My wife, Kathy, and I have a bag full of red, white and blue pinwheels, some Stars and Stripes-brand snack cakes and a packet of mini-flags. We're nearly set for a holiday blowout in the country. Strangely, none of the stores is stocked with hot dogs or chips. No one around us seems to be doing the same.

Paris: The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
Joan Z. Shore

So you want to visit Paris? You were here 40 years ago as an exchange student. Or you were here 30 years ago on your honeymoon. Or 15 years ago on your second honeymoon.

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: Fusion Isn't An "F" Word

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 05.29.2016 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

Even the basics have to be re-interpreted, modernized, and even projected.

A French Market Takes Manhattan

Kerri Allen | Posted 05.25.2016 | Taste
Kerri Allen

Americans may remember "Freedom Fries" and "Freedom Onion Soup," but in a grand twist of irony, Le District, a 23,000 square foot paean to French cuisine, recently opened directly across from the Freedom Tower at One World Trade Center.

Liberty, Technology, Gastronomy! Why Meal Sharing Is Turning the Tables

India Mandelkern | Posted 02.18.2015 | Taste
India Mandelkern

Why travel across town to an anonymous hole in the wall or wait a month for a reservation?

Will You Stay at a Chinese Club Med?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 02.13.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

I visited the club of Sandpiper in Florida when my kids were little, and I have to say, as a French person, that the food was divine, and the revelation of the endless buffet style was for us an amazing concept we had never experienced before.

Cooking Off The Cuff: The Whole Chard

Edward Schneider | Posted 01.12.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

When you make this Paris bistro dish, use the whole chard by all means.

Celebrities Share Their French Dining Secrets

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

From croissants to cheese, it's hard not to daydream when thinking of Parisian cuisine.

In Praise of The One Hundred Foot Journey

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Everything comes alive in this film from the delightful differences in the characters to the golden glow of the french countryside.

17 Food Reasons The French Are Better At Life

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste

So. Much. Cheese.

This Is How NOT To Pronounce These French Cuisine Favorites

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.10.2014 | Taste


French Connection

Layla Demay | Posted 08.23.2014 | Taste
Layla Demay

Who needs France when you have a French obsession growing in front of you? I was supposed to visit my native country this summer, but instead, as Fren...

Much Ado About Munster: Cheese Names Do Matter

Paris by Mouth | Posted 05.18.2014 | Home
Paris by Mouth

By Meg Zimbeck There are a lot of inflammatory stories in the media about how Europe is trying to bully the U.S. in trade talks into "giving back" it...

Civilized French Dining at Le Périgord on New York's East Side

John Mariani | Posted 04.26.2014 | New York
John Mariani

Located next to the United Nations and Sutton Place, Le Périgord has always been a draw for ambassadors on a culinary mission, and the affable Messrs. Briquet and their veteran service staff keeps everything the way it has been since the restaurant opened in 50 years ago.

NYC's Villard Shows Off the Mastery of Famous Chef Michel Richard

John Mariani | Posted 04.20.2014 | New York
John Mariani

His tuna burger with a soy dressing on brioche bun with potato tuile, confit tomato, and ginger mayonnaise shows what happens when a master chef applies his precise sense of balanced flavors.