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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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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 3 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 20 days 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...

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RIP Lulu Peyraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 20 days 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 1 month 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 5 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 3 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 3 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 10 months 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 1 year 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 ...

Looking for personal stories about Parisian restaurants

ajapilar
by ajapilar 10 months ago

Bonjour! I’m working with John Donohue, an artist and writer based in New York City, who is crafting the second book in his “All The Restaurants” series about different restaurants in Paris and ...

BBQ or Local Specialties in Toronto?

estufarian
by estufarian 7 months ago

I find the pork better in Spain than France! Sadly no decent NC-style BBQ in Toronto.

Recommendations for First Night

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by MissMarleygirl 8 months ago

We are staying near St. Paul metro. I know, bad choice, but we're stuck with it. We will be getting into town late in the day on a Sunday in April. We need a place for dinner that is fairly clos...

Paris Review

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by Belkisw 8 months ago

We recently had the chance to spend a few days in Paris and here are our reviews: Septime- We came here for lunch so had a shorter menu. Most of it was great. The one fail was a soup of root veg...