Browsing by Category: France
Gilles Verot is a Parisian charcutier that known the world over for his hams, terrines, salamis, and head cheese. At yesterday’s lunch at Bar Boulud, I started with a gorgeous mixed platter of charcuterie accompanied by pickles, mustard (more…)
London is one of the best places in Europe to eat a great burger. I should know. I have been maniacally searching for amazing beef patties on this side of the Atlantic since here from America’s burger capital seven years ago. In (more…)
Last week, @passerotto tweeted about La Baguetteria, a bakery in Parioli serving fine cured meats and cheeses on French bread. The photos on the shop’s website looked tempting. I was intrigued. I tend to avoid the neighborhood like the plague (more…)
After the Paris Marathon, my friends and I headed down to Bordeaux for an age old remedy for sore muscles: copious amonts of red wine, melted cheese, and duck. It was my first time in the region and it was so different than what I had expected (more…)
Crémant de Bordeaux is a champagne style sparkling wine from France’s Bordeaux region. It comes in a range of dryness and sweetness and can be white or rosé. I drank this glass of brut rosé in the remains of a 14th century cloister in Saint-Émilion.