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

Pam Townsend | Posted 09.29.2014 | 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 09.10.2014 | 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 09.09.2014 | 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

Face-palm.

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...

Family Style

Sarah Archer | Posted 06.02.2014 | Taste
Sarah Archer

This is what curators like to call "social practice" art -- that is, people doing everyday things in collaboration with an art gallery or museum.

Laissez-Moi Tranquil (I Googled That)

Adina Kalish | Posted 07.13.2014 | Parents
Adina Kalish

According to Bringing Up Bebe (and a French mom I know who happens to have the most well-behaved kids I've ever met), French parents basically ignore their kids requests 90 percent of the time. They make them wait. They don't over program. They advocate boredom. And I am guilty of all of this.

Which French Pastry Would You Eat For The Rest Of Your Life?

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Taste

We ask the tough questions.

Le Bilboquet: This Spring's Hottest Restaurant in New York

Katie Goldstein | Posted 07.05.2014 | New York
Katie Goldstein

If you haven't been to Le Bilboquet in Midtown and you call yourself a New Yorker -- you shouldn't.

A Definitive Ranking Of Macaron Flavors

Posted 04.04.2014 | Taste

There are certain flavors you don't want to miss, and other ones that taste like soap.

When You Order at Fanny's, Don't Forget le Fondant Au Chocolat

Jerry Lanson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

Some French chefs study at schools like Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. For others, cooking is a family affair. Fanny Jehanno falls into this second group.

The Best Eclairs in America

Epicurious | Posted 04.26.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

Alessandra Bulow On New Year's Day we looked into our crystal ball of dessert food trends, beyond the cupcakes, doughnuts, handpies, and macarons o...

A Little Bite Of Paris

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 05.05.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

There are macarons and then there are Ladurée macarons.

Improving a Winter Classic: The French Cassoulet

Epicurious | Posted 04.26.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

Joanne Camas Who says you can't improve on a classic? Take cassoulet, for example, the hearty French stew that defies precise categorization. Peter...

No Reservations, No Problems at This Cathedral of Real Basic French Food

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

My favorite restaurant in Paris, and the most beautiful one in my opinion as well, is Chez Chartier. Open everyday, the amazing dining room looks straight out of a period movie.

France Puts 'Homemade' On Restaurant Menus

AP | SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 02.13.2014 | Taste

PARIS (AP) — Waiting for boeuf bourguignon in a charming French bistro, it's hard to imagine that the chef's main job could be to press buttons on t...

30 French Foods That Are Better Than A Burger

Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.10.2014 | Taste

Burgers are all the rage in France, but there's so much more to French food.

Top Vacation Tastes In London And Munich

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

We've been away (London and Munich) for thirteen days as I write this, so I'm going to list one standout taste from each.

How to Eat Your Way Through Paris

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Any local will tell you, there's nothing more Parisian than going to the market. Luckily, there are plenty of outdoor markets scattered across the French capital, and they're worth a visit even if you're not staying in Paris long enough to cook your own meal.

Three Great Books for Lovers of France (and Food)

Food Riot | Posted 02.05.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

If you have a francophile on your gift-giving list, you're in luck. This year saw three terrific new books that celebrate the country where "good Americans go when they die."

Thick Thighs and Paris Street Food

Akela Stanfield | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Akela Stanfield

My nose was stimulated by stand after stand of amazing smells. It was then that one of the chefs stepped from behind his stall to call after us.