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"Put fresh grouse in the freezer for 14 days, then marinate them in milk", advises Philippe Legendre of Le Cinq restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel George V.   The slim shady superchef is a keen...

Dear History Doctor: We just returned from Paris, and we had some trouble in the elevators. We finally figured out that the first floor is the second floor, and the second floor is the...

Memories of France for most of us are irretrievably linked to the high quality meals and the fine produce we see in shops and markets. As can be expected, food plays an important role...

Parsley?” asks my son the chef.“Here,” I reply.“That's not parsley, it's chervil, you gone blind?”Help! What do I do? At the Avenue President Wilson (Wed-Sat) morning market I've picked up what I thought was flat leaf...

Several years ago (never mind how many) when I turned 50, one of the first things I did was to join AARP. My motive was primarily to enjoy the discounts, but I also liked...

Say “airport hotel” and likely you envision a Motel 6 in Denver, maybe a Comfort Inn in Albuquerque. While you'll stay there for the proximity to the airport (and the cheap rates), you have rather benign expectations. So...