FRANCE

FRANCE

French Food Actually Sucks Now, Says Head of French Tourism Council

French ambassador and tourism council head Philippe Faure says food in the provinces is "lamentable" and "not good." How the mighty have fallen.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.6.18
politics

Trump Is Having a Twitter Tantrum Over French Wine Tariffs

President Trump is a teetotaler, but that isn't stopping him from having OPINIONS when it comes to wine.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.13.18
FRANCE

Burgundy's Last Independent Mustard Factory Will Make Your Eyes Water

The Maison Fallot, in the French city of Beaune, is holding on in the face of food industry giants.
Robin Jafflin
10.8.18
WTF

A Horse Walks—Uh, Actually Runs—Into a Bar

Last Monday, a half-dozen people were sitting in a bar in Chantilly, France, when a racehorse burst through the door. What is this, some kind of joke?
Jelisa Castrodale
10.3.18
wine

24 Moody, Poetic Hours with a French Natural Winemaker

A day in the life of Beaujolais winemaker Sylvère Trichard—from cellar to labeling, vine to table, dawn to dusk.
Céline Maguet
9.4.18
wine

French Immigration Officials Plan to Deport a Beloved Japanese Winemaking Couple

A petition calling for the makers of Pedres Blanques to be allowed to stay has gathered more than 51,000 signatures.
Lauren Rothman
7.5.18
groceries

All I Want to Do Is Buy Groceries: The Plight of an American in Paris

Dining out in Paris, you learn that the customer is NOT always right.
Emily Monaco
6.6.18
wine

8 Million Bottles of Champagne Will Never Exist, Thanks to a Freak Hailstorm

RIP 40 million mimosas.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.31.18
history

If You Think You're a Decadent Fuck, Try Feasting Like a 19th-Century Parisian

A feast might include 25 hors d’oeuvres, 15 roasts, and 28 different types of fish, all washed down with 8 bottles of wine. Per person.
Emily Monaco
5.22.18
Cheese

Un-BRIE-Lievable! French Scientists Have Discovered a New Cheese-Ripening Trick

Many in France are not happy with the development. You could say they're feeling... bleu.
Mayukh Sen
4.3.18
WTF

French Baker Fined $3,700 for Working Too Much

The man just can't stop baking!
Jelisa Castrodale
3.15.18
french food

King Henry IV's 420-Year-Old Chicken Recipe Still Sounds Pretty Tight

Make the French monarch's 'poule-au-pot' tonight.
Mayukh Sen
2.27.18
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