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Shopping in Paris is a divine experience when you shop chic couture boutiques in the Golden Triangle on the Right Bank or Saint-Germain-des-Prés designer shops on the Left Bank. You’ve dressed for the occasion,...

Citron Pressé Citron pressé is a popular, refreshing drink served in French cafés. Translated as "pressed (squeezed) lemon," it's homemade lemonade at its finest. Order it in a café and you'll get a glass of...

  Cornish Hens with Herbes de Provence ~ Poussins aux Herbes de Provence (poo—sohn—ozerb—duh—pro—venz) This versatile Poussins aux Herbes de Provence recipe can be the centerpiece at an elegant dinner party, buffet or picnic. Très savoureux. INGREDIENTS 6 Cornish...

          Lorenzo and his team of horseswill be part of "La Nuit du Cheval"   Once upon a time This year, like each year since 1972, the Salon du Cheval, the big Paris Equine Fair, is taking place...

Cuisine de Bar & Bakery Poilâne, Paris 3rd The first Right Bank Poilâne bakery has launched in NOMA (North of Marais) in former bistro Le Pamphlet. Architects Hélène and Olivier Lempereur have created a bright,...

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres by photojournalist Clay McLachlan   Want to go? Chartres is an easy day trip from Paris, here are two more stories to guide you there: Chartres Cathedral, Markets, Museums and a U.S. Connection Paris...

Dear Antiques Diva, As an American wedding planner living in Paris, I'm well acquainted with the flea markets of the City of Light and love nothing more than scoring antiques at Les Puces;...

Jacqueline Kennedy, Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy Interviews with Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 1964 Hyperion, New York, 2011 368 pages and 8 CDs Jack and Jackie – Still Riveting After All These Years Historian Arthur Schlesinger,...

The skinny When I meet visitors to Paris, they are often searching the city looking for a “bargain,” disappointed to not see any sale signs in the boutiques. This is because in France, by law,...

The news from France continues to hold center court and there are few, if any, dull moments. Dominique Strauss-Kahn Dominique Strauss-Kahn is staying under police watch in a rented $50,000-a-month luxury townhouse in the Tribeca section...

Up until the 18th century, strawberries in France were very small-sized like a raspberry, so consequently, no one was very impressed with such a tiny fruit. One November morning in 1712, Amédée-François Frézier from...

Few Normandy sites trigger emotions as great as the landing beaches where Allied forces debarked on D-Day, June 6, 1944, to liberate France from Nazi occupation during World War II. More than a million visitors...