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 ›
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 ›
From “Burgundy Stars” To “The Perfectionist!” Two Riveting Books About The Downside Of Haute Cuisine And The Death Of A Chef!
The Magic Of Food! When you see an incredibly inventive dish, created by a world renowned Chef, it makes your mouth water. Like these dishes from the first American female Chef to be awarded three Michelin Stars: More about the… 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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
O’natural Naked Restaurant Closes! Paris Loses Its All-Nude Bistro!
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›