One night out

I’m running late to one of the best joints in town. My friends had just wrote me and I had flown into action to meet them. It’s a quick walk and past the pass sanitaire control, I enter the brasserie, Au Brasseur, famous for its food and history as a brewery. The place still makes…

Bonne fête!! (sans blague)

En ce jour de la fête nationale, comme si la prise de la prison de la Bastille (une journée d’égorgement par la suite) par le peuple français parisien en 1789 peut être considérée comme une sorte de fête (écoutez le beau sarcasme), nous célébrons bien évidemment notre culture, qui nous êtes tellement cher (même si…

NYC and the French: the everlasting obsession never ending

The French Consulate of New York likes to say that it is well situated: on 5th Avenue, a 5-10 minute walk from the MET Museum of Art and on the other side of the road from Central Park. To make all things French grander, the Cultural Services of the Embassy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…