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The Route du Vin in Alsace

The Route du Vin is the Wine Road of Alsace. This region, between the Rhine River and the Vosges Mountains, has historically been fought over between France and Germany. The Germans believe the mountains are the natural border, while the French think it's the river. It's interesting to think that …

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The Sweet Life in Paris

• <b>Author:</b> David Lebovitz<p><b>From the New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen, a deliciously funny, offbeat, and irreverent look at the city of lights, cheese, chocolate, and other confections.</b><br>Like so many others, David Lebovitz dreamed about living in Paris ever since he first visited the …

The Coolest Places To Eat, Drink, And Play In Paris

No, we're not talking about Bognor Regis — we're talking about Paris, duh! And, now is the time to steal a weekend away from your social calendar, for we've planned your mini city break, and it's got youshopping, sipping, and dining like a local — with not a tourist in sight, we promise.First stop …

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Where to eat in Paris if you only have 48 hours

For traditional French croissants or other pâtisserie, try Boulangerie Eric Kayser, which produces their own yeast in-house. Breakfast in America, …

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How To Be A Local In Lyon France

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6 Reasons to Go to Nantes, France

Question: why do travelers come to France? Some people are history buffs, some are gourmands, but some are what we might call whimsy-hunters—poetic …

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Europe's Best Hidden Eats

From local holes-in-the-wall to trendy clandestine establishments, travelers to Europe have plenty of ways to veer off the tired tourist track when they dine. At these hidden spots, whether a secret late-night bakery in Lisbon or a dynamic pop-up in London, diners can immerse themselves in the …

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Weekend Guide: Home and Away in Paris

Agentinian, Italian, Japanese...we give you exotic cuisine from far-flung countries in the comfort Paris. Treat your taste buds to a round-the-world …

The Best Picnic Spots & Provisions in Paris

by Catherine Down<p><i>Image via MartinBleek on Flickr</i><p>To Dejeuner sur l'herbe is a fine art, and Paris is packed with ideal picnic locations. But where to buy the food and wine? Here's Paris by Mouth's selection of the best stops for portable picnic provisions (cheese, charcuterie, breads, sweets, …

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A Wonderful Trip To France - First Stop Paris

<b>Bonjour mes amis!</b> I am back from France and I had an amazing and delicious time with mes enfants - my daughter A and my son D. I have so much to tell - but don't want to overwhelm you with everything all at once. Rather, let's take things slowly so you can enjoy the journey. I'll start with a blog …

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Headed To France This Summer? Don't Miss The 'Other' Versailles

Happy Bastille Day!<p>Summer is peak time for European travel, and tens of thousands of Americans will visit Paris in the coming months. Many will do the ubiquitous slate of Parisian major attractions, such as the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower. But if you are not a first timer to the City of Lights and …

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Mont Saint Michel in Repose

Newsletter Reminder<p>Be sure to sign up for our free Newsletter. There’s always good stuff in there… and it’s full of photos that are …

Gettin' Cheesy In France: Why The 'Affineur' Is So Important

What this country needs is a good five hundred American <i>affineurs</i>!<p>Affi-whut?<p>Hey, I’m just back from France…where I am always gastronomically programmed to seek out three things that are absolutely unparalleled:<p>1) Oysters (the French obsession with these critters insures superiority all the way from …

The Cheese-Lover’s Guide to France (with Map!)

"Each sort of cheese reveals a pasture of a different green, under a different sky," writes Italo Calvino. I like to think of his words as I curl my …

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How to Shop a French Flea Market Like It's Your Job

<i>Laurie Furber has an envy-inducing job. As founder of Elsie Green, a website dedicated to stylish new and vintage housewares, she often goes on</i> …

Five Can't Miss Cafes in Paris

There seem to be almost an unlimited number of things to do in Paris, including enjoying countless idyllic cafes -- it can be nearly impossible to decipher which offers the best tasse du café in the city. Determining factors, such as the heavenly flakiness of a fresh croissant or the mellow rhythms …

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What to Do in Paris This Summer

The gray weather is gone and Paris has bloomed into summer. Sidewalk cafés are teeming and with all the many summertime events and activities there’s …

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

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How to Achieve Perfectly Caramelized Onions

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Deeply caramelized onions take little more than time -- and a little patience.</i><p>Cooking can often seem like the most wonderful mix of science and magic. …

Cowboy Quiche

<i>“Real cowboys eat quiche.”</i> —Aristotle<p>Oh, do I love this quiche. I included it in my second cookbook and is similar to the quiche I posted here back …