Leave it to the French to come up with one of the most classic sparkling cocktails of all time. Sure, the Kir Royale is better known but, to us, there is nothing more perfect than the sweet, sour, bubbly, and unsuspectingly stiff drink that is the French 75 cocktail.
Not all classic French food is complicated! This classic Potato Leek soup is simply buttery sauteed vegetables that get pureed together with herbs and a dash of cream for one of the easiest and satisfying soups of ever!
When you love food as much as we do, it can be hard to decide where to go and what to eat, especially since there are different cities for different types of eater. So, here it is: our list of cities for (almost) every type of eater out there.
On the Paris endangered eats list is the Jambon-Beurre sandwich. Nothing more than a super amazing baguette with salted French butter and Parisian ham, it's the simplest combo but a good version is harder and harder to find.
February 2nd is a busy day: it's Groundhog Day, of course, but one holiday that flies under the radar a bit is La Chandeleur. This is a Catholic holiday that happens 40 days after Christmas and is celebrated in throughout the world and in places we work (it’s known as Dia De Candelaria in Mexico)...
We love Paris in the spring time, we love Paris in the fall—in fact, we can’t think of a season where we don't love Paris. Or a day that wouldn’t be a little better if it started with a café noisette and a croissant from Gontran Cherrier. But then croissants don’t make the best souvenirs, so we're sharing our five favorite Paris-inspired gifts.
A lot of you asked about what I packed for France so I wanted to give you my tips. I tend to dress differently in France than I do here in Los Angeles—more monochromatic and minimal with a bit of edge—as in more Charlotte Gainsbourg, less Kardashian and my packing reflects that.
We all have our own romanticized vision of the perfect day in France. For us, it would be incomplete without a classic French Madeleine to savor at the end of our meal. Buttery and delicate, these are best enjoyed fresh out of the oven. Enjoying a view of the Burgundy countryside with these cookies is optional, but recommended.