Category: France

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Pleasure in Plain Sight

London The English are obsessed with their tea and toast. As George Orwell declared in Down and Out in Paris and London, the daily “tea and two slices” was a necessity even for the...

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Culinary Map of Paris

I sketched this out for a beautiful newlywed couple I met on the train from Paris to London. I think this will be the beginnings of a fully interactive map! But for now, my...

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Holiday markets in France

The Holidays are my favorite time of the year to eat all things from the Alsace-Lorraine region of France – raclette (a huge kebab of melted cheese scraped over potatoes and onions), choucroute (sausage...

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Homesick for France: The First Pangs

I’m taking French at Santa Barbara City College. The campus is perched on a hill overlooking the ocean. It’s a sunny winter day in February, and I’m wearing flip-flops and a tank top. Palm...

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Hello from France!

Yesterday, I visited where I’ll be interning at. Lenotre has a production facility in a small town called Plaisir where they produce baked goods for 15 shops in Paris. I drove there by myself and...