Tag Archives: Paris

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 Spring

Forgive me if my account of our meal at Spring is on the short side. After all, it has been 3 action-packed weeks since our dinner, and I, if anything, had imbibed a little too much wine that evening, rendering … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange La Fete des Vendanges

Montmartre celebrated its annual Fete des vendanges last weekend, in celebration of the wine harvest season. Few visitors or even locals know that Montmartre has been a grape-growing region since the Roman times. Even now, there survives a vineyard, le … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Rognon de Veau at Chez Denise

It was a stroke of genius to bring the visiting Hongkongers to Chez Denise. Not only is the husband a card-carrying member of the meat lovers tribe, but the wife is also a big fan of offals, tendons and other … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange a cold plate at Chez Marianne

With the temperatures reaching 30 degrees Celsius – some ten degrees warmer than normal – over the past week, it is easy to mistake the time of year for August rather than October. While I’m certainly not complaining about the … 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: 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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