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groceries
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
wine

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

RIP 40 million mimosas.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.31.18
history
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
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
WTF

French Baker Fined $3,700 for Working Too Much

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

The Curious History of French Onion Soup, Paris's Timeless Hangover Cure

The story of the classic dish starts with King Louis XV's First World problems. A putrid cemetery with 'flesh-eating' soil also makes an appearance.
Emily Monaco
2.26.18
Saupe Opéra
Saupe Opéra

This Fish Makes People Trip Balls

"I saw the angel of death come to take me."
Sirine Azouaoui
2.16.18
Paris
Paris

Two Years After Deadly Attacks, the Café at Paris's Bataclan Reopens

“There are clients who cry, there are clients who confide in us, who tell us their stories, like a kind of therapy.”
Emily Monaco
1.29.18
Nutella
Nutella

Chaos Ensues After French Supermarket Reduces Price of Nutella

“It was like an orgy," one supermarket employee said of the chaos.
Mayukh Sen
1.26.18
fishing
fishing

EU Bans Controversial Practice of ‘Pulse Fishing’

The practice, banned in most countries since the 90s, temporarily paralyzes fish by shooting a pulse of electricity through the water.
Danielle Wayda
1.17.18
FRANCE
FRANCE

The French Butter Crisis Is Weirder than It Looks

“I think that as far as quality artisanal butter is concerned, there are very, very few of us on the market who can deliver large quantities.”
Emily Monaco
11.27.17