A very happy Bastille Day to you, or as the French would say, bonne fête nationale! Whether you’re obsessed with all things French or you’ve just seen Les Miserables too many times, July 14 is the day to revel in the sights, sounds and tastes of bleu-blanc-rouge. We’re thinking croissant and jam, champagne* and brie,Continue reading

For the most French of days, William Alexander, author of The $64 Tomato and the upcoming Flirting with French, shares some of France’s charms. Vive la France! It’s Bastille Day! Never mind that the site of the famed fortress that once imprisoned the likes of Voltaire and the Marquis de Sade is now an utterly mundane traffic circleContinue reading