Dorie Greenspan

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A Tamarind Beef & Kohlrabi Salad and A Brand New Year! — A new year! Wishing you a great 2014. May it be filled with all the things you work, wish, hope for! May it be filled with creative energy, engaging people and wonderful moment! It's been a whirlwind...

La Tartine Gourmande

October 2014: A lifestyle and Cooking Workshop in Sicily — Blood Oranges Do you remember how lucky I felt when, two years ago, I was invited with a number of food writers and photographers to spend a few days at Case Vecchie, home to the Anna Tasca Lanza cooking school? … Continue reading →

Louisa Chu

Fortress of the Bear, Alaska — Happy First Day of Spring! Today's the Vernal Equinox, Northern Hemispherically speaking, so naturally I can't stop thinking about this fertile season's symbols: eggs. Bear eggs, that is. Not the eggs of bears, which do sound like an illegal Chinese...

Everett Potter

Travels with Larry Olmsted: The Swiss Army Knife Of Road Bikes — If you want a new bike this spring, look no further than the versatile BMC GranFondo GF01. I got a chance to road test this bike this year for several months and... Continue reading »The post Travels with Larry Olmsted: The Swiss Army Knife Of Road Bikes appeared first on Everett Potter's Travel Report.

David Lebovitz

Bacon and Radicchio Risotto — A recipe for simple risotto with crisp bacon & radicchio - make a perfect one-dish dinner!

Paris by Mouth

Easter in Paris: Who’s Ringing Our Bell — It’s that time of year when edible Easter bells multiply like bunnies and spring up on the shelves of every chocolaterie in the city. You’ll also find clowns, eggs and even dildos made of chocolate this week in Paris. Easter in Paris French Easter tradition stipulates that on Good Friday, all the bells in all [...]

Odd Bacchus

Spit, Blood and Madness: The Mythology of Mead — The article below was written by travel writer Susie Meadows, who had a fine idea for a guest post for this blog. She contributed a fascinating piece about the mythical origins of mead: Mead was once a staple tipple of northwest Europe. Indeed, “mead halls” were the dwellings of Dark Age kings, where warriors would […]

Hip Paris

The Life Of a Pastry Chef: My Internship At Un Dimanche A Paris — When I quit my corporate job and moved to Paris to pursue my dream of becoming a pastry chef, I wasn’t sure how far down this path I could manage. I completed a 5-month internship at Un Dimanche à Paris, a chic boutique known for its beautiful exhibition kitchen and delicious pastries. Here are some behind-the-scene snapshots to give you an idea of what the life of a French patissier is like.

Simon Says

Et voilà, voulez vous bien basculer avec moi ? — Depuis ce matin, ce blog a rendu son dernier soupir. A présent, la vie se passe juste à côté en cliquant. Vous verrez, le nouveau site se veut plus facile, vif et ouvert. Il y aura bien entendu de nouvelles rubriques puisque Joséphine nous rejoint ainsi que mon Cousin. Retour de la rubrique filmée en exclusivité pour Simonsays TV ainsi...

Anissa Helou

My Belly Dancer for April: Saida — I don’t normally like contemporary belly dancers but my ‘cousin’ Saida is an exception. She has the most perfect body for her profession, full without being plump and without any skin pleats or love handles. Just smooth curves. And she moves her body beautifully and sexily without any hint of vulgarity. I also love the... View Article

France Today

Crazy Horse: Désirs — The glamorous show from the most avant-garde of Parisian cabarets.