Touring WWI sites of Picardy, north of Paris, with Olivier Dirson, a French guide with an intriguing personal history.
James A. Emanuel passed away on September 28, 2013, at the age of 92. His ashes are in the columbarim at Pere Lachaise Cemetery...
Investigated the culinary universe of Guy Martin, chef of Grand Vefour, one of the most recognizable names of high gastronomy in Paris.
Awards and award ceremonies tell a lot about a country, if not always about the nation that it is then at least about the nation that the award-givers want it to be. Part 2 of this two-part series concerns Pelerin Magazine’s Un Patrimoine pour demain (A Heritage for Tomorrow) and Cigale TV’s Trésors vivants de l’artisant (Living Treasures of Craftsmanship).
Symbols, stars, numbers, and other restaurant rating systems can provide a culinary relief map of a city, but they’re inadequate in revealing the particular...
Yiddish is a live and well in Paris at the Medem Library, the largest Yiddish cultural center in Europe.
Service at my local post office has improved over the years, but as this recent experience shows modernizing and privatizing a French post office doesn't necessarily modernize and humanize the employees.
Ellen Sussman’s new novel French Lessons is a sexy, sensual, café-filled story about three Americans who explore Paris while receiving walking French lessons. An entertaining France Revisited interview with the author by Gary Lee Kraut.
On the morning of January 14, 2015, American Rabbi Tom Cohen and French Rabbi Pauline Bebe, a unique couple in Judaism in France and worldwide, awoke to news that soldiers had arrived outside their respective synagogues in Paris.