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The French Connection: Inside Buvette, Jody Williams's Paris Restaurant

When Buvette chef Jody Williams's restaurant took off in New York, she decided to repeat the formula–in Paris. Audacious? Sure. But it's that boldness that has made her–and her equally bold food–a hit on both sides of the Atlantic<p>Does the world need another chicken salad? Yep. This mayo-free one, …

Chef Jody Willams Doubles Down With Buvette

"I hope my business is as good today as it will be tomorrow, and I hope people are here. But if I can keep the energy up I have a lot more things I want to do."<p>Chef Jody Williams's Greenwich Village Buvette often comes off to diners as being <i>so</i> French, an observation Williams laughs at; "All this is …

A Medieval Town (and a Modern Garden) in Provence

In one of the oldest medieval towns in southeastern France sits a sprawling stucco-and-tile house built in the 1920s by the grandfather of Anne-Marie …

Provence wine route: top 10 guide

To taste the best of the Provence region follow this wine route from Toulon to the Massif des Maures, via Saint-Tropez, stopping at stunning vineyards, rural B&Bs and fantastic bistros<p>Provence spans several very different winemaking regions, and this wine route starts in Toulon, heads down to …

Iconic Itineraries: Seven Perfect Days in Provence

Iconic Itineraries by Condé Nast Traveler: Luxury travel guide for Provence, featuring hotel, nightlife, restaurant, sightseeing and tour recommendations in Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, and Avignon. Reported by Kate Maxwell, July 2010.<p>There are some places you can't help but fall in love with at first …

Road Trip: Back Roads of Provence, France

Discover the arts, foods, crafts, and vistas that make this one of Europe's most inspiring regions.<p>If you drive slowly through the village of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue on a weekday afternoon, things are so quiet you may hear the Provençal version of the proverbial pin drop: the cork popping off a wine …

Tagliatelle with Red Provençal Pistou Recipe

Provençal pistou is wonderful. So often we think of it as a bastardization of pesto, but it's its own thing, with more garlic, the requisite basil and olive oil, and then that sweet chewy charm of sun-dried tomatoes—all the flavor of Provence—smashed into this gorgeously thick, garnet paste. I toss …

Planning That Visit to Provence? Look Beyond the Guidebooks

Don't get me wrong: I love to plan ahead when I travel.<p>I'll sit for hours in bookstores, flipping through guidebook pages in search of interesting places or suggestions. When we do hit the road, I'm sure to have a Rough Guide, Rick Steves or Lonely Planet tucked in a backpack or the car …

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Incredible Focus Stacked Time-Lapse Video of Coral Made Up of 150K RAW Frames

If you’re ready to have your mind blown for the next three and a half minutes, go ahead and press play. And keep in mind that the masterpiece your …

50 Mesmerising Nature Photographs you will fall in love with

Astonishing landscapes, stunning visuals from all around our globe. Landscape photographers at their personal best and we have certainly 50 hand …

The Idiot's Guide to Not Drinking Pappy Van Winkle

Because, let's face it, what normal person does?<p><b>There isn't enough Pappy Van Winkle to go around.</b> Everyone knows that. The bourbon is so good, and in such short supply, that it has gone from whiskey to talisman, and the oldest bottlings are now bought and sold for four figures on the black market. …

The 6 Biggest Salad Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From underseasoning to overdressing, it's surprisingly easy to ruin a salad. Watch out for these 6 common mistakes, and you can avoid this sad fate<p>Salads are supposed to be light, bright, and full of life—but too often, they hit the table flat, limp, and soggy, with all the good stuff sunk at the …

17 Mouthwatering Bacon-Wrapped Snacks You Need To Try

Bacon-wrapped cheese? Bacon-wrapped PLZ.

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Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer is right around the corner, and the backyard parties will be in full swing.<p>With the temperature rising, the heavy desserts and cocktails are put away for lighter,<p>more refreshing ones.<p>Sean Diddy Combs and Ciroc have put together a new array of fun cocktails that<p>will impress any guest!<p>When at …

Watch Alice Waters and Kermit Lynch Talk About Celebrating Food and Berkeley in the '70s

Last week, restaurateur/dreamer <b>Alice Waters</b> and wine importer <b>Kermit Lynch</b> — longtime friends and frequent collaborators in Berkeley — engaged in a conversation at the New York Public Library in what Lynch called "the first time I've spoken in front of <b>an entirely sober audience</b>." In the 90-minute …

Balsamic Glazed Pumpkin with Walnuts

Is fall around already? But we have just begun to enjoy the lovely summer!<p>The unbearable heat of the summer is hopefully in the past here while we …

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Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party | Williams-Sonoma Taste

If you haven’t done so yet, the first weekend in October is an ideal time to head to the pumpkin patch, then bring everyone together to carve jack-o’-lanterns.<p>Set out those pumpkin along with clever tools that make carving pumpkins a cinch, then let your kids get creative with their charming (or …

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Braised Lamb Shanks with Gremolata and Baked Polenta

8 Servings<p>This lamb shank recipe calls for cooking them uncovered in their broth. It simultaneously browns and braises them, adding richness and color. Braise them a day ahead; the flavor will deepen overnight in the fridge.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>lamb shanks<p>6 lb. lamb shanks (6–8 shanks, …

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Republicans Lost the Shutdown Battle, but They’re Winning the Fiscal War

If there’s one thing just about every­one can agree on, it’s that the Re­pub­lic­ans lost this fight — and badly. They sur­rendered on every point, …

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Provençal Tomatoes (Baked Tomatoes Stuffed with Cheese and Breadcrumbs) Recipe

<b>Note</b>: I think it's a shame to waste even the seeds of a good tomato. Therefore, I save the scooped-out interiors produced by this recipe, and incorporate them into the bases of soups, or simply blend them with salt, pepper, garlic, paprika, olive oil and a dash of vinegar for an ultra-fast gazpacho.<p>…

Travel Guide to Provence, One of the Most Loved French Territories

Provence seems to be nearly everyone's favorite bit of France. The natives are friendly, the summer weather is superb, the wine is good, and a pastis …

Oven Barbecued Chicken Recipe

• Heat the oven to 350 F.<br>• Sprinkle the chicken pieces liberally with salt and pepper. Sprinkle lightly with garlic powder, if using.<br>• In a saucepan, …