Monthly Archives: November 2011

La Femme Mange L’Affriolé

I, like many other food enthusiasts pour a lot of energy into researching our meals, spending hours poring over guides, forums and blogs. One restaurant that had escaped all my research endeavors was L’Affriolé , a restaurant in the highly trafficked … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Les Cocottes

There are certain positive attributes that set Les Cocottes apart from the rest of the Parisian dining scene: the democratic no-reservation policy for one, makes this an ideal address for a good meal on the fly. The pricing is very … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange along Canal St Martin

It was so gorgeous out last Saturday that we seized the opportunity to hang out at Canal St Martin. After all, it could very well be the last warm weekend this year! 4.5 kilometres in length, the Canal St Martin … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange New York: Marea

One final post on New York before clearing the terrible backlog at home. Michael White had already opened Marea when I was still living in Manhattan, but I had too much going on that spring of 2009 to visit. I … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange New York: La Mar Cebicheria

Haven’t you heard? Peruvian cuisine is très chic these days. Gone are the days where the word Peru summoned up the Machu Picchu and altitude sickness. Now, it is more often associated with mouth-watering ceviches, rare andean potatoes and delicious … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange New York: C&L Imperial (北港台菜馆)

Fried Flies’ Heads. A more unappetizingly named dish I have never encountered.  This Taiwanese dish is composed of ingredients far more mundane than flies, including minced pork, fragrant chives, piquant peppers and salty preserved black beans cut into equal minute … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange New York – Coffee and cake

It sure felt nice to be a visitor instead of resident of Manhattan for once, to be part of the idle crowd strolling down 5th Avenue on a midweek afternoon instead of being trapped within the 4 walls of a … Continue reading

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