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French Cuisine Fri Dec 08 2017 17:20:57 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- I’ve got a number of chocolate cakes in my repertoire, from a super-denseChocolate Orbit Caketo soft, warm Chocolate Dulce de Leche Cakes, from My Paris Kitchen. And they all share one thing in common: a lot of chocolate. I’m not
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Im really at a loss for words after our meal or should I say our afternoon today at La Condesa with Indra Carrillo Perea. 8.5 La Condesa, 17, Rue Rodier in the 9th, 01.53.20.94.90, closed Sundays and Mondays (Metro: ND...Im really at a loss for words
Life throws you a lot of curveballs. I used to say (and still do), “If you want to be comfortable, stay home.” And that’s where I wanted to be when I decided to buy an apartment in Paris. Long-time readers will probably
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6.5 Friends & Family, 16 Cite Bergere in the 9th, 01.45.23.33.33, (Metro: Grands Boulevards) closed Saturday lunch, Sunday and Monday, was packed to the ceiling when I entered 40 minutes late, due to screw ups on the Chauffeur Privee and... 6.5 F
There’s a certain movement afoot not only to make whatever you can from scratch (at some point, people will be forging their own cast iron skillets), as well as increased consciousness aboutanti-gaspillage, or not letting food go to waste.
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6.4 The Bouillon Pigalle, 22, Blvd de Clichy in the 18th, 01.42.59.69.31, open 7/7, (Metro: Pigalle) Is a genuine blast from the past. When I arrived at 12h15, because they take no reservations, there was already a scrum of 16...  6.4 The B
When I walked into Ibrik caf the other day and sat down in the upstairs dining room, I saw this scenario next to me. After spending the morning rummaging through an unruly restaurant supply salvage yard out in the suburbs (I didn’t buy anyt
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6.0 The Cafe Mericourt, 22, rue de la Folie Mericourt, in the 11th, 01.58.30.98.02, open 7/7 is a place Ive had on my famous list for a while and looking for a simple place open on Mondays I recalled it....    6.0 The Cafe Mericou
We’re almost there! In just a few days, November 7th to be exact, my new book, L’appart, will be released. I’m preparing a post that will give you more information and backstory about the book. (Spoiler: It’s a
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5.3 The Brasserie Rejane, 16, Avenue de LOpera in the 1st, in the newly refurbished Hotel Nolinsky, 01.42.86.10.10, open 7/7, is in an absolutely stunning setting and is clearly ready to welcome guests with everything from burgers to boeuf bourguigno
The name of one French dessert that people find confusing is crme caramel.Caramel-topped custards like this are called flan in Spanish, which confounds people who come to France and see a slice of flan in a bakery, that looks like (and is) a tart bak
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5.7 Nous 4, 3 rue Beccaria in the 12th, 01.75.57.77.48, closed Sundays and Mondays (Metro: Gare de Lyon) has already been singled out by Gault/Millau as featuring as its chef a young talent, Stephane Browne who at 37 has worked... 5.7 Nous 4, 3 rue B
Kig Ha Farz is a homely, but absolutely delicious, Breton specialty that even few French people know about. It’s highly unlikely that you’ll ever find it served in a restaurant, even in Brittany, which I learned on a recent trip t
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7.0 Le Rive Droite, in the Grande Epicerie (Passy), 80 rue de Passy in the 16th, 01.44.14.38.70, open for lunch all days but Sunday without reservations, for dinner Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with reservations (Metro: La Muette) has been open...
Yotam Ottolenghi seems to be everyone’s favorite cookbook author. After meeting him, he became mine, too. (But if I could stay in your top ten, that’d be appreciated.) His previous books focused on the savory side of Middle Easter
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Disclosure: Monday, eating at the Cafe du Coin a couple of blocks away, I met David Rougier, who with his chef friends offered us coups of Champagne and today compd us to a bottle of wonderful Beaujolais. Thus this review...Disclosure:  Mon
I was a sucker for soft-serve ice cream when I was a kid. The machine that made those swirly cones at Carvel mesmerized me, as well as on the Mister Softee truck, although they didn’t drive around our neighborhood when I was a kid. (Those w
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5.6 Le Cadoret, 1, rue Pradier in the 19th, 01.53.21.92.13, closed Sundays and Mondays, was described by Aitor Alfonso in yesterdays Le Fooding as retrofoodisme and thats pretty accurate. I entered to a room half full of folks who were... 5.6 Le Cado
While visiting friends in the countryside toward the end of the summer (…is it over already?), I met a woman who grew the most lovely little lettuces, which she sold at the local market. Which was basically a table with several baskets of h
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Prequel : every two years or so I make a reservation at a place and for various reasons it's shut when I show up, sometimes the electricity blew out, sometimes they took a bunk and sometimes, like today, they just...Prequel : every two years or so I
Abruptly, it’s fall. The weather turned brisk this week, and I’m starting to wonder which box my scarves and gloves are in? When I lived in San Francisco, where the weather is notoriously fickle, the joke was that the only way to
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4.5 Le Camondo, 61bis, rue de Monceau in the 8th, 01.45.63.40.40, closed Sunday and Mondays, (Metro: Villiers, Monceau), is one of those places that all the food writers listed at the start of the summer, as great terrace places where... 4.5 Le Camon
In France, you’re either a julettiste or aotien, meaning you take your annual summer vacation in July or August, although many get more than four weeks off (and some get less), so there’s room for a few crossovers as well. I don&a
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5.0 La Poule Au Pot, 121, rue de l'Universite in the 7th, 01.47.05.16.36, open 7/7 (Metro: la Tour Maubourg, Invalides), is one of those places one has passed a million times without looking inside, that says it serves house made... 5.0 La Poule Au P
“Je n’en ai pas besoin, mais” Those are words I constantly tell myself when I’m at a flea market or brocante (antique or secondhand shop) and come across something that I like (or want). Piles of gorgeous Frenc
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So some history. I've eaten at this spot for a number of years, too many to count, and it's always been pleasant, nothing bad, nothing spectacular, but always popular with the Yankees. In 2011, Alec Lobrano coined the term "zombie...So some history.
Staying with friends in the countryside for a few days last week, we were fortunate to discover that a neighbor wasmaking his own bread, which was excellent. The young man bakes just a few loaves a couple of times a week. Romain, in his wisdom (a tra
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Background: A dear couple who live in the neighborhood told me they'd walked by this really cool new restaurant and we should eat there. Doesn't take much arm-twisting to get me on board. 7.8 eels, 27, rue d'Hauteville in the...Background: A dear cou
Being a baker, summer is my favorite time of year. Not only are peaches, nectarines, cherries and plums abundant at the market, but as the seasons progress, the volume of fruits lowers the price, and I stock up on whatever I can, whenever I can. At P
Background: So, I have this longtime friend, co-blogger and co-diner, who titles himself Randy de Paris but also hails from Northern California. He and I have a lighthearted running dispute over whether a restaurant should be judged only on its...Bac
Two things have surprised me recently*. One is the sudden surge of small-scale ice cream shops that have opened in Paris. Which means my ship has definitely passed on opening my own place as others got to it first. Shops like Senoble, Glaces Glazed,
5.5 La Causerie, 31, rue Vital in the 16th, 01.45.20.33.00, (Buses: 22 and 32) closed weekends, is in what used to be the space occupied by Chez Gerard, where I ate at years ago and then in 2007 when it... 5.5 La Causerie, 31, rue Vital in the 16th,
The first time I had chicken cooked caramel sauce was at The Slanted Door in San Francisco. “Caramel? With chicken?” I thought. But once I tasted it, I didn’t need to wonder why it became their signature dish. Back then,
7.5 Vava, 42, rue Veron in the 18th, 01.53.41.15.40, closed Sundays and Mondays. (Metro: Abbesses, but no elevator these days) has been open just a while but was half full today with non-tourists, despite its location. The front room guy... 7.5 Vava,
Middle Eastern restaurants that focus on freshness and quality of ingredientshave been proliferating in places like London (Ottolenghi and Honey & Co.) and in the U.S. (Glasserie and Zahav) over the last few years. And now, we’ve go
Fulgurances, 10, rue Alexandre Dumas in the 11th, 01.43.48.14.59, (metro: Rue de Boulets) closed weekends and some Mondays, is a place my wine friend and I have enjoyed numerous times and when he suggested we go after the summer holidays,... Fulguran