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La Serene Is a Diamond in the Rough in SoHo

John Mariani | Posted 09.24.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

It's a gem, perhaps a little tarnished in ambiance, but Pawlicki's food is a consistent reminder of why so many people love French bistros and their unchanging menus.

Toronto: Dining and Dashing Around the 2015 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.24.2015 | Travel
Dwight Brown

As the Toronto International Film Festival celebrated its 40th anniversary, festivalgoers, vacationers and locals flocked to premieres and screenings. They also dined in high-end restaurants, tested out leisure time activities and visited tourist sites.

European Vacation -- in Philadelphia!

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.16.2015 | Travel
Lev Raphael

Of course it felt a bit like an outpost of the gorgeous museum in Paris -- but without seeming imitative or second best. This museum had its own special grace and logic.

Julia Child's Birthday

ADST | Posted 08.15.2015 | World

Julia Child, who would have celebrated her 100th birthday on August 15, 2012, was a pioneer in bringing French cuisine to Americans at a time when most people were content with white bread and TV dinners.

Table 10

Ana Garcia | Posted 08.04.2015 | Taste
Ana Garcia

A restaurant closing in a strip mall in Burbank, California isn't huge news. Restaurants close all the time. But the closing of Bistro Provence has ...

Everything You Ever Need To Know About Goat Cheese

Food52 | Posted 07.22.2015 | Taste

There's good news for those of us who strive to incorporate cheese into every meal possible.

Brioche for Bastille Day, Hallah for Shabbat

Leah Hadad | Posted 07.15.2015 | Taste
Leah Hadad

While I love brioche -- the heavenly French bread, rich with butter and a golden brown hue -- I rarely bake it.

Eating Up My Guidebook Research Duties in Provence

Rick Steves | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

All over Europe, food tours are trendy. I take many of them in hopes of finding ones to recommend in our guidebooks, and also to learn fun new angles on the local food scene. Some tours are too slow and expensive. Others are fast-paced and reasonably priced.

Visit a Part of France You've Never Heard of (PHOTOS)

Laura Lippstone | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

Imagine a trip to France where you don't have to sweat the red eye across the ocean. That's because this place is much closer to the Empire State Building than the Eiffel Tower.

Vive Le Food Tour Paris!

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 06.01.2015 | Taste
Lois Alter Mark

On our recent trip, we basically ate our way through the country.

A French Market Takes Manhattan

Kerri Allen | Posted 05.27.2015 | 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.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Does It Help You When You're 'Hangry'?

Erica Wides | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

I'm embarking on a quest, a mission, a journey. I'm going on a worldwide (okay, nationwide) search for something. Sorta like Kerouac, in search of him...

Want A Taste Of Washington? Then Sample This

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Truth is, America's capital, like our country, is a melting pot of culinary cultures. And it's amazing to see how Washington's chefs from the world over have fused the best flavors of their native countries with a very American flair.

Let Food Be Thy Pleasure: How to Stop the Struggle Around Food

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.10.2015 | Taste
Miriam Ava

Food is nourishment. Food is medicine. Food is pleasure. Drop the dogma around food. Paleo, vegan, low-carb, high-protein, gluten-free, vegetarian...

17 French Onion Soup Recipes That Make Us Actually Excited For Winter

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste

Sweet onions, salty broth, soaked bread and bubbly cheese: It's the dream team of soups.

Why Pho Is Really Pronounced 'Fuh'

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.07.2014 | Taste

What's in a name? In this case, a lot.

French Idyll: One Visit, Three Voices (Part 1)

Pam Townsend | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel
Pam Townsend

Traveling is, by its nature, an intensely individual and personal experience. Whether one travels solo on a self-planned journey or as part of an organized group tour, the resulting experiences will be different for each traveler, based on interests, knowledge and temperament.

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.

Beaune, The Beautiful Capital Of Burgundy Wine

John Mariani | Posted 11.08.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Beaune is not the sort of small city you would stay in your hotel for much time anyway, for it is designed for walking, chatting and dining well in the Burgundian manner.

The Best Barbecue Sauces You've Never Heard Of, From Europe

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.01.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

A sauce has the power to transform the simplest grilled seafood or chicken into an event.

Do You Have Joie de Vivre?

Peg Melnik | Posted 09.28.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

I can spot a Parisian anywhere, even if he doesn't live in the City of Light. Even if he speaks broken French with an American accent.

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


Easy Creme Brulee With Ginger

Laura Kumin | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

After a lot of dirty dishes, by Jove, I think I got it. (Cue the My Fair Lady music!) A caramel disk-topped custard that takes the best from the traditions I love and twists them just enough. 

How To Eat Like A Local In Paris, According To Actual Parisians

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 08.25.2014 | Taste

Nobody eats better in a city than the locals. They know where to find the best coffee, because they need it every morning. They know where to find the...