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One Night in Washington, advice please

by jnwall 6 days ago

My wife and I will be stopping in downtown Washington for one night on our way to visit family for the holidays. We w...


ikobi commented 5 days ago

Prevalence of ground almonds in French baking

by vjb 19 days ago

Howdy, Does anyone happen to know why so many French recipes for baked goods call for ground almonds? I'm not talk...


vjb commented 17 days ago

Kosher French in Israel

by PotatoPuff 1 year ago

What are some good kosher French places? Preferably Tel Aviv or Jerusalem areas, not too expensive.


debs76 commented 18 days ago

What to serve with boeuf bourguignon?

by helenheaven 8 years ago

I'm having a 10-person dinner party soon and to save effort, etc, I'm making a basic boueuf bourguignon that I've mad...


lizzielamb commented 27 days ago

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Le Gabriel Paris (by the former head chef of Senderens)

by Bu Pun Su 28 days ago

Selecting where to dine at 2-star Michelin in Paris could be tricky sometimes. Based on my experience, it’s often hit...

Suggestions for Copper Pan w/ Lead Tested in the Lining

by manolotraveler 3 months ago

I recently bought an unusual copper pan on ebay from France, and since it looked pretty old I decided to give the lin...


manolotraveler commented 30 days ago

Classic French in Paris

by valc79 1 month ago

Greetings All, After searching posts for Paris restaurants, I'm still not finding what I'm looking for. Would lov...


PeterCL commented 1 month ago

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Bordier (or other top French butters)

by HungryHobbit 1 month ago

Does anyone know if it is possible to get Bordier butter in the US? Also, are there any in the US that compare? I of...

Trying to date and characterize antique French hammered copper and tin pans

by AM2903 1 month ago

Please help me understand the history and dating of my hammered copper based pans with tin interiors that have no mar...

Newlyn_Tinning commented 1 month ago

Question about my tin lining

by manolotraveler 4 months ago

I just picked up another copper pan on ebay (sorry, wallet) and the lining looks a bit different from the other coppe...

TJFRANCE commented 1 month ago

French fruit tart/Pate Sablee/Pate Sucree

by imanewbie 2 months ago

I’m on a mission to get the perfect Fruit tarte. I have found the recipe for a custard I like (but by all means, plea...


damiano commented 2 months ago

Rive Gauche Bistro - Athens, NY

by rrems 1 year ago

I was clued in to this new restaurant in the sleepy village of Athens by a post on CH that has mysteriously disappear...

PSZaas commented 2 months ago

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St. Géric triple créme blue cheese

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

A week ago I did a quick grab and run from the pre-cut cheese section at Berkeley's Market Hall Foods on 4th Street. ...

French Made Bakery (Mt. Pleasant) to close August 31

by LotusRapper 4 months ago

Sad !! .... a big loss for the community. Go get yourselves a big haul of their offerings before it's too late. h...

LotusRapper commented 4 months 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...

klyeoh commented 4 months ago

My Paris itinerary- your thoughts and comments please

by sockster 5 months ago

We're in Paris for four days, here's my projected food itinerary- would love your comments on it and what I may be mi...


sockster commented 5 months ago

The 3 Grand Cuisines

by Chinon00 11 years ago

I once read an article that stated that there are 3 grand cuisines on earth: French, Chinese, and Turkish. And accor...


Khunwilko commented 5 months ago

Articles on French