Memoirs

Memoirs
Paris pyramid

When writer Elizabeth Gilbert embarked on a yearlong journey through Italy, India, and Indonesia, the result was a spiritual transformation, an awakening, and a wealth of new adventures (among them, meeting her future Brazilian...
view of St Augustine Church in the 8th

It’s certainly no secret that my husband and I enjoy Paris. We have made several trips there to revisit and reacquaint ourselves with the city over the years. We enjoy ambling through side streets,...
Canal Saint Martin

I was scheduled to give a food tour near the Canal Saint Martin last Saturday, one week and a handful of hours after the terrorist attacks in Paris that left 130 dead and hundreds...
Paris coat of arms

On Friday, November 13, Pierre and I went out to dinner in Paris. We had debated heading across the river to the trendy Canal St Martin where we used to live, but instead enjoyed...
soufflés at La Cuisine Paris

It’s May. It’s raining. My sister and I traveled to Paris for her daughter’s college graduation. Entranced by the curve of the streets and the weather-stained limestone buildings, we walk and walk murmuring our...
The 24 Hours of Le Mans, 1969

It was all Sarah's idea. I wondered if the effects of our late night at Le Tabou hadn't quite worn off... Getting home at 5 a.m. on Sunday morning, my day off, usually meant...