Category Archives: Snacks

La Femme Mange cicchetti at Venice

If the number of bacari (bars) – their shopfronts displaying sandwiches and other edibles prominently – are anything to go by, Venetians like to snack. In this region of Italy, these small bites are called cicchetti though the bars in … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange road trip version francaise (cheese and cider in Normandy)

Long road trips necessitate pit stops: to stretch one’s legs, use the bathroom and most importantly refuel both the car and its passengers. Driving from Paris to the coast and back, we made sure to hit Normandy’s cheese towns and … 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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La Femme Mange Croque Madame at Le Petit Cler

A croque madame was one of the few food items on Ying’s short to-eat list. Regretfully, due to forgetfulness and a foiled attempt in Brussels (attention you Belgians, a croque is not just a grilled cheese sandwich), she did not … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Mussels, Fries and Other Things Nice in Belgium

Fries, Mussels, Waffles and Chocolate. These are the foods people associate Belgium with. And unlike french onion soup, believed by visitors to be the definitive French dish yet surprisingly difficult to find in Paris, the 4 food items are everywhere … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Empanadas in Argentina

There is hardly any food more ubiquitous around the world than meat or vegetable-filled pockets of dough. Sure, you can call it by different names -jiaozi in China, samosas in India, curry puffs in Singapore- but the idea is essentially … Continue reading

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