Category Archives: Modern French

La Femme Mange Parisian specialities at Terroir Parisien

A year and some months in Paris has taught me that there is no such thing as a typical French dish. Instead, what we foreigners have assumed to be bonafide French dishes: boeuf bourguignon, duck confit, crepes, etc., are in … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Tartines at La Cuisine de Bar

There are bakeries in Paris, and then there are Bakeries, those that command long lines and equally long magazine write-ups about their bread, the shatter factor of the crust, the creaminess of the crumb etc. Poilane is one of particular … Continue reading

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Le Femme Mange Le Cassé Noix

We ended up at Cassé Noix last Monday when our original plans fell through and we had to scramble for a last minute substitute that was preferably close to home. For a hastily made plan though, dinner was not bad … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Jadis

It’s been a year since P and I moved to Paris, and our impending return just turned inevitable when P’s replacement V and his wife G arrived in the City of Lights, rented their apartment, signed onto a Bouygues contract … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Michelin Bib Gourmand lunch at Le Pantruche

Everyone who has lived in Paris for an extended period of time knows how much waiting is involved in every single administrative procedure related to settling here (and there are quite a few). After many months of not needing to … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange the Chef’s Menu at Verjus

We had the occasion to dine at Verjus for P’s birthday 2 weeks ago. This was a restaurant I had been planning to visit even before it opened late 2011. Its American proprietors, Laura and Braden Perkins ran the popular … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Dejeuner at L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon (Etoile)

Last Monday, Ms Pomme, Madame Colombe, her friend L2 and I called our inaugural “ladies who lunch” meeting into motion. While my group of lady friends loves food and the camaraderie around the dining table, we are neither encrusted in jewelry … Continue reading

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