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WATCH: We Bet You're Not As Tough As Alain Allegretti

HuffingtonPost.com | Kristen Aiken | Posted 04.23.2013 | Taste

The first thing you should know about him? His food. The second? The story about his hand in a deep fryer.

How the French Macaron Stoked My American Pride

Beth Le Manach | Posted 06.18.2013 | Taste
Beth Le Manach

They are a treat to behold, almost too pretty to eat.

20 Best Restaurants in America for 2013

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.26.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

What factors make one restaurant better than another? Can you compare a roadside burger joint with an urban fine-dining restaurant?

Cooking For Kitchenphobes: Making A Fancy French Sauce

Posted 03.15.2013 | Taste

How white wine sauce can revamp your whole dinner routine.

My First Time (A Duck Confit Story)

Caroline Phelps | Posted 04.21.2013 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Years went by and no matter how many times friends and family tried convincing me that duck was actually very delicious, I could not be persuaded.

PHOTOS: Paris's Evolving Sweets

Viator | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Viator

In the early 1900's, the folks at Café Laduree created the Parisian-style macaron by doubling up on the cookies and adding the sweet filling in the center.

These French Recipes Are Almost Better Than A Trip To France

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 04.13.2015 | Taste

It's the centuries of fine cuisine that makes their culinary culture so rich; that, and all the butter.

Step Up to the Plate: Haute Cuisine, Terroir, and Global Business

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 11.20.2012 | Home
Fabio Parasecoli

A few months after the US release of Jiro Dreams of Sushi, another documentary about chefs reaches the American screens: Step Up to the Plate.

Making Macarons: A Trend That Keeps On Trending

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

Over the past few years, macarons have made their way across the pond, quickly becoming an American obsession. Macarons may seem like finicky cookies at first, but with a little time and care you'll be enjoying these delicate treats in your own kitchen.

Simple Ratatouille Recipe

Caroline Phelps | Posted 11.10.2012 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

This ratatouille recipe takes no time prepare and requires only a few ingredients. It's a very simple and easy side dish that's comforting, and pairs well with almost anything.

10 Reasons France Is Still Beating Us

Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough | Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough

10 reasons that France is still cooler than the U.S.

What Are French and Italian Cuisines Known For and How Are They Different?

Quora | Posted 10.30.2012 | Home
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Julien Vaché You ask, "I assume Italian food is more popular with its Pastas and wine, and what is ...

What Is the Greatest Innovation in the History of French Cuisine?

Quora | Posted 10.25.2012 | Home
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jonas M Luster, http://jluster.org/ Quite a few, actually. If I had to put my hand on some, here�...

Must-Try Gastronomy in Brittany

Discover France Adventures | Posted 10.22.2012 | Home
Discover France Adventures

There's no better way to experience Brittany, France than through your taste buds. These five foods embody the area's rich gastronomy that, like so many other things, is steeped in tradition and rich in both flavor and personality.

A Fresh Take on Food Trends From Paris

Thei Zervaki | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Thei Zervaki

The entire panel definitely affirmed that France plays an important role in the shaping of food and hospitality trends -- nationally and internationally -- but is also the receiver of creative ideas from the U.S. and elsewhere.

Why French Kids Eat Everything

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

So what's the secret? Why are these French kids so cooperative at the table? Why DO they eat everything?

Vive La France! 28 Recipes For Bastille Day

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Every July 14, Bastille Day is celebrated in France and around the world. Known as La Fête Nationale, the holiday commemorates the storming of the Fr...

Eating the Enlightenment: What 1700s Paris Can Teach Us About Today's Food Debates

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 09.09.2012 | Books
Fabio Parasecoli

In Eating the Enlightenment: Food and Science in Paris, E.C. Spary explores 18th century French cultural dynamics that remind us of the way contemporary consumers in post-industrial societies decide what and how to eat, especially those who can afford to make expensive choices.

WATCH: Giving French Fries The Respect They Deserve

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Of France's numerous contributions to society, French fries just may be the best. Sure, France gave us the Statue of Liberty and Chanel, but can you d...

3 Dishes to Try in Dordogne

Discover France Adventures | Posted 09.02.2012 | Home
Discover France Adventures

Named after the river that runs through it and also known as Perigord, Dordogne is particularly known for the delectable and unique cuisine that is prepared there.

PHOTOS: Two New Dining Discoveries In Paris

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

A look at new (and classic) restaurants in Paris, including some unexpected finds!

The Daily Meal's 20 Best Restaurants In America

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

What factors make any given restaurant that much better than another? In a country with so many great eating places to choose from, seeking out the be...

Cookbook Author Béatrice Peltre on Joy of Cooking Gluten-Free

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

I generally like French food more than gluten-free, but that's not saying much. So imagine my surprise when I fell head over heels for a new French gluten-free cookbook.

Eating And The Law In France: In The News

Jamie Schler | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Jamie Schler

Anyone who has paid attention to the news here in France during the past year has seen the articles and the investigative features on television exposing the shocking practice of restaurants all over the country.

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic Authority.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.