Perfect Cassoulet Recipe

A project worthy of your next long weekend.
Paul Kahan
food politics

There's a 'Scallop War' Raging in the English Channel and It's Getting Violent

Footage from the clashes between French and British scallop fishers include scenes of boat-bumping, rock-throwing, and inexplicably smoking boats.
Hannah Keyser

French Restaurant that Served Foie Gras Will Go Vegan Due to Protests

Gauthier Soho in London aims to be a fully plant-based restaurant by 2020.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna

I Ate Like Picasso in Hope of Becoming an Artistic Genius

To mark its major new Picasso exhibition, London’s Tate Modern gallery is serving a menu inspired by the artist’s favourite foods, including bean stew and rabbit leg.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna

Eating Meat Might Kill Me

I keep eating meat because the danger has heightened the pleasure factor, like bareback sex, mainlining heroin, base jumping, or motorcycling sans helmet even though it might kill me.
Jason Bell

How Egging, Halal Meat, and Organic School Lunches Shaped the French Election

In France, food and politics are inseparable. As the country goes to the polls, we look at the food moments that defined Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron’s campaigns.
Oscar Lopez

Inside the Loneliest Five-Star Restaurant in the World

You can eat foie gras at Antarctica's Concordia Station, but your closest neighbor is the International Space Station and you might not see oranges for three months.
Daniel Oberhaus
french food

France’s Unconditional Love for Dishes That Make You Fart

Cassoulet, pot-au-feu, onion soup. All the ingredients for success—and flatulence—come together in these classic dishes of French cuisine.
Romain Chanson

I Spent 24 Hours in a Parisian Brasserie That Never Closes

In the name of journalism, I spent a full 24 hours at Au Pied de Cochon, the mythical Parisian restaurant that has been serving hungry night owls since 1947.
Jean-Baptiste Bonaventure
Bánh mì

Banh Mi Heaven Is a Mall in Southern California

Freshly made mayonnaise, chewy French-Vietnamese baguettes, and homemade charcuterie are just some of the components that make this banh mi shop in LA's San Gabriel Valley one of the best around.
Javier Cabral

You Don’t Need a Mountain to Make French Alpine Cheese

Reblochon is an oozy, cow’s milk cheese from Savoy in the Western Alps. But on a farm in Oxfordshire, cheesemakers Antony Curnow and David Jowett are making their own Anglicised version—and it might taste even better.
Chloe Scott-Moncrieff
Make this

Fridays Are for Deep-Fried Cheese

To make this happy slide into Friday night a little more greasy, may we suggest something that is deep-fried, creamy, and French?
Munchies Staff