Monthly Archives: January 2012

Le Femme Mange Lobster Curry at Toyo

Dearest husband, When I asked YJ to pick a Japanese restaurant for our girly dinner (the one you missed because of your work trip), I was expecting to eat sushi and sashimi, or perhaps some ramen or udon. Maybe even … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Nice (restaurants)

There are so many local dishes in Nice, we could’ve easily stayed a week before we tasted them all. But with only a weekend, our strategy was to pack as many Niçoise or Provencal dishes as we could in two restaurants … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange flowers at La Taille de Guepe

I’ve known that some flowers are edible ever since my Primary 5 science teacher demonstrated how to extract honey from the stamen of the ixora plant. But I’ve never had an entire meal featuring flowers until we lunched at La … Continue reading

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La Femme Snacks in Nice, France

If one can describe cities in colors, then Nice will assume golden hues: the brilliant sunshine that welcomed me warmly to the Cotê d’Azur; the citrus trees lining the streets, branches laden with lemons and oranges; the short, old buildings … Continue reading

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Mon Mari Mange Le Menu Dejeuner at L’Aphrodite, Nice

Weekday lunches are one of the most affordable ways to try out “gastronomique” restaurants. That usually works better for the wife, but on the rare occasions, I get to attempt to be a foodie at a more wallet-friendly price. After … Continue reading

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La Femme Boit du café at le Train Bleu

I love taking train rides, and am more than happy to sacrifice the extra hours on it versus taking a plane for a tangible taste of journeying. If only I had been around during the golden age of train travel, … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Ramen at Kotteri Ramen Naritake

If your idea of a cold weather treat is a a scalding hot bowl of noodle soup, then you will not be disappointed with the ramen at Naritake (short for Kotteri Ramen Naritake). It is  a relatively new Japanese noodle … Continue reading

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