Au Régime!

Almost two months ago, mon meilleur ami came to stay with me, for about three weeks. Originally French, he grew up in Paris and now lives in Barcelona working as a theatre instructor. We met in Louisiana when I was in high school, back in the late 80s, and essentially, he is family. Even though…

Finding Fabulous Crustaceans in Paris

What a delectable account for deciphering oysters in France! One of my favorite things about Paris during the holiday season – aside from plentiful foie gras samples, mulled wine and Nutella crêpes at the Champs-Élysées Christmas market, and all the super stylish department store windows – is passing by the shellfish stalls all around the…