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Uses for Crème de Chàtaigne

by clayrr 2 days ago

On a driving tour of central France we spent a couple of nice days in Limoges. In a wine shop I asked the man for som...

stevewi commented 2 days ago

Paris -- request for a particular kind of meal

by hmspector 10 days ago

4 people visiting in June. 2 have never been to France & 2 have been many times. We want a la carte service (becaus...


Maximilien commented 5 days ago

Nice Dinner Out - Overwhelmed by Choices!

by jp289 17 days ago

I'm bringing my mom to NYC for the first time for a belated birthday trip in a few weeks (April 19th-22nd). I'd like ...


sam1 commented 11 days ago

Augustine or Benoit

by brucewein 16 days ago

Looking for reasonable French. Prices here seem to be Ok. Need to choose!(or maybe chowhounds think neither?) Thank...


fm1963 commented 14 days ago


by brucewein 17 days ago

Having difficulty finding reasonably priced (similar to Babbo prices) French restaurant. Comments on Benoit----wou...

strangemd commented 15 days ago

One "over our budget restaurant"

by brucewein 19 days ago

Spending May in NYC. Plan to do 2 nicer restaurants. One will be Babbo. Need suggestions for the other. Budget simil...


Jeremy303 commented 18 days ago

Sunday/Monday Paris in March

by alantz21 2 months ago

Hi all! I'll be in Paris for two days in March and was wondering if anyone had recently eaten at my selections fo...


alantz21 commented 18 days ago

Some of my Singapore restaurants' reviews

by Bu Pun Su 1 year ago

Under the new Chowhound forums format, sometimes I got difficulties to find the old reviews of certain restaurants. B...


cyberK13 commented 19 days ago

Recs for: Juan-les-Pin, Monaco, Monte Carlo, Biot, Villefranche sur Mer, Cannes?

by sarahbeths 1 month ago

Some family friends are hitting these places in April and I'm the food researcher. They are also going to Nice and An...

Jake Dear commented 30 days ago

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Old Gourmet Mag Madeleine Recipe

by ctnyor 1 month ago

I'm trying to find a lost recipe for Madeleines that ran in Gourmet magazine maybe in the 70's. It was very simple an...

A Month Of Restaurants

by brucewein 1 month ago

Will be staying near 9th and 57th for a month.Need recommendations. Will go any where in city. Prefer: Ethnic Fre...


MitchellMartin commented 1 month ago

French Bistro?

by mbooth 2 months ago

Looking for a casual French Bistro in downtown Boston with a great chef. Any ideas?


mwk commented 2 months ago

June 2014 COTM - My Paris Kitchen: Main Courses (Plats)

by delys77 3 years ago

Greetings all! Please use this thread to post your reviews of the following: Main Courses (Plats) Remember t...

pistachio peas commented 2 months ago

Nogent Sur Marne

by rschwim 2 months ago

I'll be staying in Nogent Sur Marne for a few days at the end of February post concert. Any restaurant recommendation...


rschwim commented 2 months ago

Crocodile in Petaluma, anyone tried it?

by Andrew H 6 months ago

In the space formerly housing Bistro 100 in Theatre Square. This new place opened up very recently with a French foc...

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

1 night in Paris - Where to eat?

by hc1291 4 months ago

Hi - i'm going to Paris at the end of Jan for a surprise anniversary trip for my girlfriend. I'm staying on the Rue S...


hc1291 commented 3 months ago

Best Store Bought Demi-Glace

by carbonaraboy 5 years ago

Heresy, I know, but I don't feel like making stock when it's 100 degrees outside. Any favorites?


VSMoto commented 3 months ago

My Attempt At Kouign Amann [split from San Francisco]

by cyssf 6 years ago

I followed Leibovitz's directions but on another web site there were several commenters who said that they could tell...

Ttrockwood commented 3 months ago

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