Category Archives: seafood

La Femme Mange Biarritz

The French Basque country has been on our travel list ever since we tasted our first glass of Irouleguy wine and munched on Louis Ospital’s superior charcuterie at the southwestern restaurant on our street. So on the final long weekend … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange seafood in Prato

Seafood seemed like an unlikely choice for dinner in the heart of Tuscany, where the renown of its game and bistecca fiorentina far exceeds those of its fish and mollusks. But after a few days of boar, pork and beef, … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange some Venetian Standards

In 2 short days, Venice had cast its magic on us. We joined the crush inside Cathedral San Marco, clapped to the instrumental beat of the dueling orchestras in the piazza, took photo after photo of the seemingly unless supply … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange road trip versione francaise (oysters in Cancale)

Thank God for easy going travel buddies! If not, who would I drag awake at dawn (admittedly the initial sunrise watching idea wasn’t mine and dawn was sometime after 7 am on the Brittany coast) for a sunrise half hidden … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Mahane Yehuda Market, Jerusalem

Markets feature heavily throughout our travels, so it was no surprise to my husband when I suggested visiting Mahane Yehuda, Jerusalem’s sprawling open-air market district, in search of dinner. At Mahane Yehuda, much is for sale, from piping hot bread … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Seafood at Manta Ray, Tel Aviv

I wasn’t expecting Tel Aviv to be beautiful. Then again, it is a coastal city after all, with bright blue waters trimming its eastern front and the intense Mediterranean sunshine that bathes the white Bauhaus buildings in gold. The landscape … Continue reading

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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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