Monthly Archives: April 2011

La Femme Mange & Cuisine for Easter

By both circumstance and design, I did a lot of cooking over the Easter weekend. Circumstantial, because Paris, like the majority of Roman Catholic Europe, is largely shut during Easter. And design, because besides having the girl from Penang over … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Desserts at Le Loir Dans La Théière

One sunny afternoon, I met up with Mrs A (she who shares an initial with both husband and son) and her Korean friend S for a tea time rendezvous at Le Loir dans La Théière, a popular teashop tucked on … Continue reading

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Avel Vor

When our rented Ford rolled into Port Louis at 7 pm last Wednesday, the coastal town was already in slumber, with shops shuttered and only a handful of people milling around on the streets. We were half worried our restaurant … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange crepes and crustaceans in Brittany

The husband had a week off school and with me not yet sanctioned by the immigration authorities to leave the country, we made our first domestic trip to Brittany, the land of Celts, crepes and cider. We based ourselves in … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Udon at Kunitoraya

Japan is a nation of Francophiles, judging from the number of Pierre Herme shops in Tokyo that rivals those in Paris, to the disproportionately large representation of Japanese in the Office of Immigration & Integration awaiting their carte de sejour … Continue reading

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La Villa Corse

I once had a Corsican colleague, whose olive skin and flashing dark eyes (especially when expounding on the dismal state of US government finances) marked him as less French than Mediterranean. So while I had not partaken in a Corsican … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange an oversized salad at Chez Gladines

We did not plan to eat at Chez Gladines. In fact, we had not heard of the restaurant up till last week, absent as it was on major travel and blogs. Still, several events dovetailed that culminated in our dinner there. … Continue reading

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