My First Night In Paris… I have been sharing some pictures on social media of my just-concluded trip to Paris, and it began with this shot of an iconic Parisian building as the sun was setting, a first night of… Read More ›
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Three Things To Love About Paris! Eating The Eiffel Tower! Mona Lisa Selfies! Potatoes, Potatoes, Potatoes!
Welcome To Paris! I’m on my way today to Paris for business, and it will be strange NOT to be in the “city of lights” for ONLY non-stop fun: That’s the first thing to love about this city – The… Read More ›
Time To Head To Siberia – The Bookmobile Boards The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! As we all know, there’s been ALL THIS TALK ABOUT RUSSIA. Yet, even with all that chatter, we discuss it as a thing, not as a country… Read More ›
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 ›
Does The Michelin Guide Have A Female Chef Problem? Only FIVE Female 3-Star Michelin Chefs In The World!
Michelin’s Lack Of Stars For Female Chefs… First, bravo to Chef Dominique Crenn for receiving her third Michelin Star last fall, for her incredible cooking at her restaurant Atelier Crenn in San Francisco…more on that in a moment. While my… Read More ›
Want To Eat A Meal Naked? Doesn’t that look like fun? Take all your clothes off and have a nice meal! Well, better disrobe fast, because the Paris restaurant that serves naked customers is closing! The terrific website The Guardian… Read More ›
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 ›
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 ›
Three Travel Books That Inspire “Wanderlust!” Planes! Trains And Automobiles To The Far Corners Of The World!
Three Travel Books That Gave Me Wanderlust! I love books. I love to read. I love to travel. I am about to take a plane, a boat, a train and who knows what else…with that setup, I also know there… Read More ›
The Dark Side Of Michelin Stars! One Chef Rejects Them! A Famous Chef’s Suicide! The Pressure To Cook Three Star Food!
The Magic Of Food! When you see an incredibly inventive dish, created by a world renowned Chef, it makes your mouth water. However, imagine the pressure for these Chefs to turn out incredible food day after day after day… For… Read More ›