Joyeux quatorze juillet!
Bastille Day commemorates the start of the French Revolution in 1789; today, France celebrates with parades, parachutists and parties.
New Yorkers may knock D.C. for its lack of "decent" pizza or subs, but one thing is sure: We have no shortage of great French restaurants.
From the French Embassy to Falls Church, here's a look at Bastille Day parties happening around the city:
If you'd rather throw your own fête, we'll get you started with these recipes: