For Halloween this year, I dressed up as fashion legend, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel
Do you have someone on your holiday gift list who's a fan of all things French? Need help finding something they'll love? Here are some gift ideas that are sure to please (Updated in 2019)
In my blog post, "If You're Going to San Francisco, Be Sure to Watch These Videos Filmed There," I described how a blue house in San Francisco inspired Maxime Le Forestier to write a French song entitled, "San Francisco." I recently got the chance to see the house on 18th Street made famous by the … Continue reading Two French Bakeries and the Blue House in San Francisco
Yes, yes! I found another macaron shop in the San Francisco Bay Area
I visited a Tous les Jours French-Korean bakery for the first time ever
First of all, I mean no disrespect to all of you diehard fans of "The Godfather" movies. I know the true quote is: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli." But it's a bit too violent, wouldn't you agree? So just for fun, I changed gun to gum! I took this picture at a Whole Foods … Continue reading Leave the Gum, Take the Cannoli
Why is it Chocolate “with” Shavings? It sounds like each jar contains yogurt, chocolate, and a third ingredient called shavings
The pain au chocolat was fresh baked, buttery, and flaky. The Americano was delicious, as well. I'd like to come back to try the other pastries from this Lafayette bakery.
One of my favorite things to do is visiting market halls and open-air farmers' markets. I love the idea that many food vendors prepare their artisan cuisine on site using fresh ingredients produced by local farmers. I appreciate the abundance and the variety. Plus, I love the possibility of making new discoveries.