Beyond French Cuisine

Not every restaurant in France pronounces cuisine with a French accent. In food markets and restaurants in Paris and elsewhere in France you'll find culinary offerings from around the world.

Passover in Paris and the 11th Plague

Max Kutner had just moved to Paris from New York and was looking for a Passover seder to attend. He found one just off the Champs-Elysées, but among the mixed ritual of French, English and Hebrew something was amiss, beginning with the 11th plague.

My World Cup runneth over

Alice Abene's Massai Mara, a gathering place for the Cameroonian (and wider central African) community in the 19th arrondissement of Paris.

ANZAC Biscuits, a Memorial Taste of War from the Battlefields of the Somme

Paris, November 11—Last week French President Francois Hollande gave a speech launching the centennial commemorations of the First World War and the 70th anniversary...

Ethnic Paris: Urban and Suburban Adventures in Indian Restaurants

For urban residents and travelers, a trip from the big city into the suburbs is often disorienting. The mere suggestion of going into the...

Americana in Paris: Cupcake Camp on the Fourth of July

An introduction to cupcakes, the cupcake trend in Paris and Cupcake Camp on the 4th of July.

NoLita, Champs-Elysées: Calamari and Convertibles, Maseratis and Mozzarella

Corinne LaBalme discovers NoLita, a ritzy ristorante parked next to the vintage Lancias in the Fiat Group’s “Motor Village” on the Champs-Elysées. If a Maserati goes a lot faster than a mere car, the menu at NoLita goes a lot farther than simple carbonara.

Roasted French Food Porn (Includes Recipe)

I know food bloggers are supposed to be into food, but do they really have to tell us everything they eat? They remind me of 12-year-old girls with half-chewed food in their mouth, sticking their tongues out to get attention. Not very appetizing.

Love and Latkes

Melinda Mayor, "the Menschette of Montmartre,” has a gentile husband who says “oy” and who cooks better than she does and two children with whom she’d like to share her Jewish heritage, leading her on the search for the perfect potato latke in Paris.

MOB Scene By the Seine

In a remote yet happening Seine-side quarter of Left Bank Paris, Corinne LaBalme checks out the chick-pea hot-dogs and cheese-less cheesecake at MOB—the Brooklyn-inspired HQ for a new wave of vegan fare—with “recovering carnivore” Cyril Aouizerate.

Private Paris & France Tours

Award-winning travel writer and editor Gary Lee Kraut is the go-to guy for individuals and agencies seeking personalized tours, events and advice in Paris and throughout France.

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