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It is said that everyone has a book in them. Not literally, of course. For if that were the case there would be a lot...

On December 26, 1999, a storm tore violently across France. Fifteen years later, le Tempête is still spoken of in hushed tones and nearly...

Anne McCarthy’s Big Macs in Paris is about the experience of an outsider in Paris. It fits the classic coming of age memoir, but does...

Who hasn’t wondered about the lives our parents lived before we came along? Often the details are elusive. Patricia Daly–Lipe spent 15 years researching...

We will never go hungry for opinions about food and cooking, especially related to Paris. Bookshelves, magazine racks, and the blogosphere are bloated with...

It began when I lived in Paris and continues to this day. I love meeting visitors to the city, especially those who are seeing...

Generally, I distrust most food memoirs. There seems to be a widespread acceptance of embellishing and toying with events in order to massage the...

"The smell of gauloises and urine in the streets of Paris.  The feel of cold wind in Pere Lachaise cemetery.  The sight of the...

“Red meat and gin,” said Julia Child when asked the secret to her longevity. The American culinary whiz, credited with mainstreaming French cuisine, died at...

Almost twenty years ago, American writer, Ina Caro, accompanied frequently by her husband, biographer Robert Caro, combined her love of France, travel and history...

Coquilles, Calva and Crème: Exploring France’s Culinary Heritage, A Love Affair with Real French Food is a nutritious, delicious stew of a book. A...