FRANCE

FRANCE

Michelin-Starred French Restaurant Set on Fire After Chef Criticizes 'Yellow Vest' Protestors

“A new fire broke out in my L'Amphitryon in Colomiers, with my employees inside, only a few days after the first fire,” Yannick Delpech wrote on Facebook.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.15.19
Restaurants

French Chef Who Gave Michelin Stars Back Last Year Gets Them This Year Anyway

“I made my position clear last year and I still feel the same still," Sebastian Bras said.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.25.19
wine

French Official Criticized For Insisting That People Don't Binge Drink Wine

"I've never seen.... a youngster leaving a nightclub drunk because they drank Cotes-du-Rhone.”
Jelisa Castrodale
1.23.19
FRANCE

Naked Restaurant Closes Because No One Wants to Eat Naked in Public

Turns out that tourists aren't jazzed to pay up for an experience that's better on the couch at home.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.8.19
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
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