Happy Valentines Day! It’s the day to tell everyone how you feel about them, so here goes: When the legendary Napa Valley restaurant The French Laundry celebrated their 25th anniversary two years ago, they had a photo booth, and whenever… Read More ›
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Exploring A Paris Castle! My “Travel Tuesday” Series Has #Wanderlust For King Louie’s Chateau de Vincennes!
A New “Travel Tuesday” Series! Like my new house? I wish! As #QuarantineLife continues for all of us, I am tackling my severe #Wanderlust by launching a weekly series that takes us around the world vicariously! “Travel Tuesday” is meant… Read More ›
Paris Has A Floating Drive-In Movie – On The Seine! Movies By Boat Tomorrow!
Ready To Watch A Movie – From Your Own Boat? Leave it to Paris to figure out a safe way to deal with our love of film during the pandemic: they have a floating drive-in! My blogging friend Beth shared… Read More ›
Dining At Le Servan In Paris! Deliciously Inventive Bistro – Run By Two Sisters!
Meet Two Sisters, Their Parisian Bistro And Their Delicious Food Art! This beautifully constructed dish is just one of many being served at one of the best new bistros in Paris! Meet The Levha Sisters! When I was in Paris… Read More ›
Welcome To My New Castle! Vincennes Castle Feels Like Home In Paris! And It Was – To Louis XIV!
Welcome To My New Home! You know the phrase: “a man’s home is his castle”…well, let’s update it to say: “A Person’s Home Is Their Castle.” And in this case, Vincennes Castle in Paris is something that anyone would want… Read More ›
Chez L’Ami Jean! Classic Paris Bistro! Eating Chef Stephane Jego’s Legendary Rice Pudding!
Meet Chef Stéphane Jego – And His Legendary Rice Pudding! One of the best bistros in Paris is called Chez L’Ami Jean – home to an acclaimed Chef who delivers traditional french food with a creative eye – and has… Read More ›
My “Road Trip” From Venice To Paris – By Train! Watching History Pass By On The Orient Express!
Time For A “Road Trip” On The Orient Express! My Blogging friend Lorna has a great weekly writing prompt, which you can see here: https://ginlemonade.com/2018/10/28/an-extra-hour-a-writing-prompt/ Lorna’s website gives other bloggers a chance to share stories – and this week she… Read More ›
See The “Talking” Mona Lisa! This Iconic Portrait Comes Alive! An Interactive Paris Art Exhibit!
A Talking Mona Lisa! Everyone knows this image, right? The iconic, ever-so-slightly smiling portrait of Mona Lisa – and now it talks…. Wait, WHAT!?!?!? Let me set this hilarious story up… Paris is a city full of rich history and… Read More ›
A Famous Chef Rejects His Michelin Stars! The Pressure Of 3-Star Cooking!
Chef Sebastian Bras Says “No Thanks” To Coveted Michelin Stars! Some shocking news from the gourmet restaurant world, as an acclaimed Chef has asked NOT to be judged by the iconic Michelin Guide! As Newser reports: “To receive a Michelin… Read More ›
Happy Bastille Day 2017! Bite Down On 3 Delicious Ways To Say Viva La France!
Happy Bastille Day! Viva la France! Today is the day that our friends in France celebrate their country! Bastille Day is the common name given to the “French National Day”, which is celebrated on the 14th of July each year…. Read More ›