Patricia Londaits

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Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

You Should Keep Toothpaste in Your Laundry Basket—Here's Why

Laundry isn't just about washing dirty clothes so you have clean ones to wear. It's about cleaning and maintaining your wearables and textiles so …

This 19-year-old opened a restaurant with a $155 tasting menu

Flynn McGarry is the chef of Gem, a restaurant in Manhattan's Lower East Side. His $155 tasting menu is served in the style of a dinner party, hopefully making you feel like you're not at a restaurant at all. The young chef has been working full time in professional kitchens since he was 12. …

Amazon is producing a way cheaper version of Le Creuset’s enameled Dutch oven

The Le Creuset enameled Dutch oven is a culty piece of kitchen gear. It weighs more than 10 pounds, costs more than $300, and when you see one on the stove, it announces the presence of someone who takes braises and stews seriously, and can afford to indulge that obsession.<p>It’s also the latest …

Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels + Video

Happy Monday!I know we’ve done this before. Soft pretzels are nothing new around here.But listen up. We’ve never gone into making easy homemade soft …

Dessert

The Absolute Best Hot Dog in New York

<i>With Memorial Day weekend nigh, the outdoor eater’s thoughts drift incessantly to the boardwalk, the ballpark, the cookout, and the frankfurter. What</i> …

What's the Difference Between Pastrami and Montreal Smoked Meat?

In the Jewish deli world, pastrami is king. Except for where it's not.<p>Take a trip to Canada, particularly Montreal, and you'll find a whole different animal: <b>smoked meat</b>.<p>Sure, it looks a lot like pastrami, and it tastes pretty similar, and the general recipe of cured, smoked, and steamed fatty beef …

7 Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

The path to wellness is all about the mind, body, and soul. To be well means being mindful in the ways that we think, eat, act, and feel. While happiness, clarity, and a life well lived cannot be bought, it can be taught . . . There are a few transformative books out there that can guide us to …

A Look Inside Claire Rosen’s Spellbinding “Imaginarium”

“Imagination is more important than knowledge,” no less than Albert Einstein observed. “For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the …

Albert Einstein

French Bread Flour 10kg

Best Day Trips from Paris: 10 Cute Small Towns near Paris that you cannot miss

<b>BEST PARIS DAY TRIPS</b><p>Paris is a great city one of the best places to visit in France, with countless things to see and do. But it can also be a busy …

French strikes: The days to avoid train and plane travel in France in April

Rail unions have described the move to hold a series of two-day rolling strikes throughout the spring as "innovative".<p>The rolling strikes will be …

Transportation

11 Original And Creative Bakeries In Paris, France

In Paris bakeries are everywhere, so we’ve put together a list of those offering something a little different. Read our guide to the bakeries that …

Even Jamie Oliver Isn’t Safe From the Demise of Casual Dining

Since he burst onto the global dining scene two decades ago, British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has captured foodies’ hearts with his unpretentious, …

Roasted Carrot Soup Recipe

<i>This Roasted Carrot Soup is healthy, vegan, gluten free, and loaded with roasted carrots, onion, garlic, ginger, and coconut milk! Easy and …

Food

19 Tofu Recipes to Treat Your Curd the Way It Deserves

Though tofu often gets a bad rap in this country, it's <i>so</i> much more than a bland substitute for meat. Its mild flavor makes it incredibly versatile, and, in many East Asian dishes, like <i>mapo tofu</i>, it's often combined with pork or beef for an intriguing interplay of flavors and textures. Nevertheless, …

Mexican Zucchini Burrito Boats

<i>Zucchini Burrito Boats are a simple meatless and gluten-free meal packed full of Mexican flavor!</i><p>BURRITO BOATS!<p>You know, like burrito bowls…but with a …

The Flat Iron Steak: Great for the Grill

The Flat Iron Steak (also known as a Top Blade Steak), now appearing in grocery stores and on restaurant menus, was developed by teams at the …

Faire pipi

8<p>395<p>One of the things that affect everybody, whether you’re a local, or a visitor, is that ya gotta go. Or as the French say, “<i>Faire pipi</i>.” Although …

Echo Deli in Paris

130<p>144<p>I don’t get out for lunch as much as I used to, or want to, but a dizzying amount of cafés, restaurants, and pastry shops have opened while I …

The 'real' St. Valentine was no patron of love

On Feb. 14, sweethearts of all ages will exchange cards, flowers, candy, and more lavish gifts in the name of St. Valentine. But as a historian of …

Hazelnut and Chocolat Kosmik by Christophe Michalak

Chocolate is an endless source of inspiration for the talented pastry chef/ star Christophe Michalak, but there is one recipe which is particularly …

Dessert

The Top 10 Foods You Have To Eat In Paris

<i>With so many options and so little time to spend in the city of lights, this list highlights The Top 10 Foods You Have To Eat In Paris!</i><p>I like to …

Behold These Seasonally Confused Holiday Cards from the Victorian Era

A Christmas card design by Louis Prang, with a parade of musical frogs. (Photo: Public Domain/WikiCommons)<p>In 1843, Sir Henry Cole, an English civil …

How to bake the perfect florentines

Despite the name, you’re more likely to find these delicate webs of nuts and candied fruit in a French patisserie than an Italian pasticceria.<p>They look simple enough, but when the normally calm Delia Smith is moved to hyperbole such as: “If there was a prize for the very best biscuit in the world, …

Paris City Guide: Discover Rue du Faubourg Saint Denis

Rue du Faubourg Saint Denis, 75010 (10th Arr) Paris is one of my favorite neighborhoods to just wander around, grab a cheap snack, have...

an easier way to make cookies

Pretty much everything terrible about making cookies comes down to one thing: deciding you want a cookie and realizing that the expanse between now …

Dessert

Street Art Paris: Vitry-sur-Seine, the capital of Street Art

Did you know that Paris and its surroundings are the home to some of the most exciting Street Art in Europe – even the world?<p>Sometimes it’s worth …

Things to do in Auvers-sur-Oise: a perfect day

‘Seriously beautiful’ is how Vincent Van Gogh described Auvers-sur-Oise in a letter to his brother Théo. This small town is a peaceful and charming …