Beautifying Paris The Avenue des Champs-Élysées (Elysian Fields) will look far more heavenly once Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s plans to turn it into a garden thoroughfare go through. (The Guardian) Out, damned plastic! Strict new rules to be implemented this … Read More
French cuisine If you’ve ever wondered why spicy foreign cuisines seem dumbed-down and bland in restaurants in France, have a look at this piece (The Local) on the French aversion to spices. Covid vaccinations in France France has a vaccination … Read More
Christmas in Paris France 24 shows us Galeries Lafayette‘s fabulous Christmas tree and explains how Covid has affected holiday shopping in Paris. French cuisine A marshmallow made by a good French chef is a work of art, nothing like those … Read More
A compendium of good reads about Paris and France in English. Illuminations The Christmas lights went on as usual on the Champs-Élysées on Sunday, but with fewer shoppers on hand since lockdown will not be eased and most stores won’t … Read More
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