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France

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in France by connecting with local Chowhounds and travelers alike.

These French Pizzettes Bring Paris to You

Entertaining and travel might be off the table for the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t experience a taste of each from the comfort of your home. Cookbooks naturally transport readers around...
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Imported Beurre au Sel--Better AND a Value??

kaleokahu
by kaleokahu 2 months ago

OK, as a kid, my mom always bought double-salted butter when we were in Canada. We all loved the taste. Fast forward 50 years. On a trip to France as a... relic..., I rediscovered BaS and othe...

French monks locked down with 2.8 tonnes of cheese pray for buyers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 15 days ago

While I'm fonder of other cheeses from the Burgundy region, I hope the monks can move their excess inventory of Cîteaux. Here's my photo of the rounds of Cîteaux at the Abbey when I visited in ...

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List of 2021 Michelin Stars

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by onzieme 3 months ago

If anyone cares. In the words of the Michel Legrand and Jacques Demy song, you must believe in spring

List of 2021 Michelin Bibs Gourmands

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by onzieme 3 months ago

Again, if anyone cares.

Found excellent dim sum in Paris at Chinatown Olympiades in the old Chinatown Quartier Chinois in the 13th arrondissement

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by holyveal 4 years ago

Had a dim sum craving while in Paris. Searched the boards and found some very old posts (2001-2005), but which nevertheless, inspired me to go out and explore, which led me to, if not specifically...

Trip Report - Paris Sept 2020

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by silverlim 6 months ago

Just to report back our short 2 day foodie trip in Paris prior to our Spain gourmet trip ( which I have posted on the Spain Board) Epicure--1st visit , we pick this 3 star restaurant to celebrat...

RIP Lulu Peyraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Lulu Peyraud of Domaine Tempier has left this mortal coil. Rest in peace Lulu, 1917–2020, thank you for sharing your wonderful Provençal recipes and Bandol wines with the world. https://www.i...

Couple of French Housewives Butchering a Wild Boar

JustCharlie
by JustCharlie 7 months ago

Another classic from Ina.fr The next time you find yourself watching your favorite Food Network poseur, remember these two ladies...

Italy to lift travel restrictions: who is willing to travel this summer?

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by damiano 11 months ago

Italy is opening its borders for non-Italian tourists in two weeks time. Who is willing to travel to Italy, and if so, how are you planning to do this? For me, living in Northern Europe, Italy i...

No More Heaters on French Terrasses?

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by onzieme 9 months ago

Heaters to be banned on French Terrasses beginning next year. https://www.france24.com/en/20200727-france-to-ban-heaters-at-outdoor-caf%C3%A9s-and-restaurants Thoughts on workarounds?

John Talbot

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by pettermintpatty 8 months ago

I am concerned as I have not seen any posting on John's blog or this site since Feb. 12. Is he just taking time off during this terrible time and will be back soon? I miss him.

Chez Enzo was on rue du dragon, where now?

orangewasabi
by orangewasabi 10 years ago

loved this place in the6th, its under construction now. are they just remodelling or did the restaurant move? or did the chef move on? help!

COQ AU VIN - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, January 2020

RainyRamone
by RainyRamone 1 year ago

Welcome to the January 2020 Dish of the Month reporting thread! This month we will be cooking the quintessential French dish, Coq au Vin. According to ‘The Real French Foods’ culinary website: ...

Time spent eating and drinking

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"..French men and women spend over two hours a day (2 hours and 13 minutes) eating and drinking, double the time spent by Americans (1 hour and 2 minutes), the quickest eaters and drinkers in the O...

Live interview with Jean-Baptiste Souillard, June 17

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Becky Wasserman will interview Jean-Baptiste Souillard of the Northern Rhone on Wednesday, June 17, 11am PDT/2pm EDT/8pm France. https://www.beckywasserman.com/domaines/jean-baptiste-souillard/#...

Paris reopening

TrishUntrapped
by TrishUntrapped 10 months ago

I follow several Parisian restaurants on Facebook that were on my list to visit in May. (I also follow Taste of Paris which had designated me as a "Super Fan," sigh...) Le Voltaire announced it ...

Aviwell fattens ducks’ livers without force feeding them

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

" . . . To make its foie gras, Aviwell buys goslings or ducklings from local farmers and feeds them a bacterial mixture. The farmers raise the birds for another three or four weeks before the start...

French Consumers Urged to Eat More Cheese

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

" . . . Consumers in France have been spending more on staples and pre-packaged cheese during the COVID-19 crisis, and have shunned many traditional cheeses from smaller makers, according to the Ce...

Help with choosing a universal saucepan (2 - 3.5 quart) for daily home use on induction (cooking oatmeal / pasta / soup / other for 2 - 4 people)

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by VitalyVashurin 12 months ago

Good day, dear users of this wonderful site! First of all, I would like to say that this is a very high-quality, competent and super-useful information resource. I am very grateful to each ...