Gastronomy

La Chandeleur — more than an excuse to eat crêpes?

While planning my trip to Paris last month, I was most looking forward to eating a crêpe from a certain small, blue window in the…

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Le Beaujolais Nouveau - All marketing hype or just misunderstood?

It’s almost the third Thursday in November, almost time to uncork a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau - cue the trumpet fanfare, fireworks and general frenzy!…

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La Saveur de ça…

May is Haitian Heritage Month, a celebration of history, culture, and pride for Haitians everywhere in the world. This celebration is rooted in Haitian Flag…

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Les Crêpes de Bertrand Larcher

Last Saturday, many of our members braved the freezing cold temperatures to celebrate La Chandeleur at the French Library with us. We were amongst friends,…

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La Galette des Rois

After a wonderful time and yummy Christmas and New Year dishes, our stomach rests for one week before celebrating… La galette des rois! Traditionally celebrated…

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Thanksgiving with a French Twist

Thanksgiving is coming and even if the French don’t celebrate it, it does not mean that you can’t sprinkle a little French magic on your…

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French desserts and the stories behind them

I consider myself a foodie, and my favorite thing to do is to go to restaurants, try new food, and beyond this, I absolutely love…

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Traveling in France with the family this summer?

Memorial Day is to summer as Friday night is to the weekend - it brings such hope, promise and anticipation for fun times ahead! My…

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Spring into the Season with These Five White Wines from France

Today we welcome Nicole Muscari as our guest blogger! Nicole is originally from Rochester, NY, but has been living in New York City since 2013.…

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Après-ski eats!

February in France is synonymous with holidays in the mountains. When it comes to winter pastimes in France, there are different types of people. Some…

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