From croissants to croque monsieurs, the French know how to eat. Discuss the finer points of French cuisine with Chowhounds. Share recipes, find great French restaurants, and more.

International Cold Soups to Enjoy Before Cooler Fall Temperatures

These cold soup recipes from around the world are perfect for eating in the last days of summer. On the one hand, summer is (unofficially) over. On the other hand, the peak summer temperature in Krakow...

Culture: Your Crash Course on the EU Cheese Tariffs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

"...'We hope that somebody is advising the White House that this action will hurt the US economy and put a number of jobs and companies at risk,' says Marfuggi. If the tariffs are imposed, small bu...

Table Talk with French Master Gabriel Kreuther

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 24 days ago

Chowhound is beyond honored to welcome Gabriel Kreuther for this next edition of our Table Talk series. From cutting his teeth in top restaurants across Europe to an indelible mark already left her...

Boutique Crenn pastry pop-up, 9/13 & 14, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

"Cancel the flight to Paris. Hayes Valley is where it’s at. Boutique Crenn will be hosting its very first pastry pop up, featuring a selection from @dominiquecrenn’s latest patisserie/boulangerie, ...

Nicoise Salad Vinaigrette Recipe?

by kelvin_of_ranard 14 days ago

Help! My Nicoise vinaigrette recipe is missing something! I rely on an old recipe recommending Red Wine Vinegar versus lemon juice, which I find too acidic, and that’s where I am stuck. Is there...

Coq au vin

by maerina 1 month ago

What are your favorite ingredients? parts of the chicken? which type of wine? with or without tomato paste?

Help. What's the French word for a dish?

by Thymus 2 months ago

...that's served in a puddle of broth, such as pasta or seafood? I'm searching for an old recipe and believe that's in it. Thanks.

Dinner and lunch recommendations near Warwick hotel

by shirleynj 1 month ago

I will be arriving next Tuesday for a week’s visit to Denver and will be staying at the Warwick Hotel. Looking for good, casual moderately priced restaurants in that area for lunch and dinner. P...

Bistro SK on City Island closed...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

They opened in 2011 offering City Island in the Bronx a French bistro, but have now shuttered. They also had a brief run in Eastchester, at a spot now under new ownership called D'Gabby, which is s...

Pasadena Tuesday Specials?

by 8Gr8N8 2 months ago

The wife and I are looking to splash out in Pasadena and are interested in any Tuesday specials. We'd be particularly interested in any higher end offerings or prix fixe opportunities. We love Fre...

L'Hotel de Ville - the most legendary restaurant in Switzerland

by Bu Pun Su 1 year ago

Andreas Caminada is likely to be the most popular chef in Switzerland at the moment. However, talking about the ‘best’ & most respectable restaurant in the land of milk and honey, L’Hotel de Ville ...

Some of my Singapore restaurants' reviews

by Bu Pun Su 3 years ago

Under the new Chowhound forums format, sometimes I got difficulties to find the old reviews of certain restaurants. Because of this, I created this new thread for some of my foodie adventures in Si...

Anyone Remember the French Restaurant on Beacon St. Brookline

by Jill1966 4 years ago

There was a french restaurant when I was in college in the late 80's on Beacon Street in Brookline. I believe Vinny Testa's occupies that space now.TIA

Best French dish you've ever had...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

With Bastille Day coming up, thought it would be nice delve into the French culinary repertoire. I have enjoyed the French culinary way for years. An early mentor into this realm was a Chef/Restaur...

Bastille Day, July 14th: Where to celebrate in metro New York?

by gutreactions 3 months ago

I am a fan of the Gallic culinary way, and Bastille Day, Sunday, July 14th, is a great excuse to indulge. What are the best spots around the metro area this year, pastry shops included. For myself,...

Cheval Blanc - a classical French cuisine with (some) international flavors

by Bu Pun Su 1 year ago

Basel, a city with plenty of museums, is known as a rich city. My friend who’s familiar with banking world called this place was filled with lots of “old money”. However, what drew me to this city ...

Montreal Restaurant Recommendation

by tony_brisbane 1 year ago

First time travelling to Montreal for 2 nights next month and would appreciate a recommendation for a restaurant serving excellent French Cuisine. Price isn't the motivator just the quality of the ...

"JW Patisserie," Richmond Hill – A brave new kid in town with the hope of de-thronging ‘DUO’?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

Around the same time frame as fans of ‘Games of Throne’ were witnessing the act of bravery exhibited by the ‘Unsullied’ and ‘Dorthraki’ in marching against the ‘Northern Night Walkers’ in the dark....

French lunch/dinner in Tokyo

by greycomputer 5 months ago

I would love some advice from the CH community on French restaurants using Japanese ingredients and techniques in TOKYO. I'm open to more contemporary or traditional, definitely looking for flavor ...