Category Archives: Michelin Stars

La Femme Mange Akelare, San Sebastian, Spain

If you only had an afternoon in San Sebastian, the sunny Spanish coastal city filled with gourmet tapas bars and more Michelin stars/capita than anywhere else in the world, where would you eat? Normally, the husband and I, on a … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Chez Paul Bocuse

One great concept about French living we will miss sorely back home is the ability to “faire le pont”, literally “make the bridge” in English. When a public holiday falls on Tuesday or Thursday, schools, the government and many private … 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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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 Mange an Anniversary lunch at Le Cinq

2011 was a landmark year for P and me, not least because we got hitched this day last year. The ensuing days of marriage flew by as we chalked up travel photos, tender moments and even surviving a near death … 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: Boulangepicier

Before she moved back east, the girl from Penang set me up with one of her closest friends in Paris. It took many months but we were finally both back in town after the rentrée and got together at long … Continue reading

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