Go All-In On These Las Vegas French Dining Concepts

Go All-In On These Las Vegas French Dining Concepts

If you are a Francophile or a foodie (or both!) yearning for French dining, you don’t need to book a flight to France just yet. There are many French dining options right here in the U.S. In fact, if you’re already planning to go on to L.A. after reading the Franco-Foodie Adventures … Read more

How to Distinguish the Different Types of Gin

How to Distinguish the Different Types of Gin

Gin is made by distilling alcohol with juniper berries and other botanicals. The most common botanicals used in gin are coriander, orange peel, and lemon peel. Gin can be made in different ways, but the most common method is to use a pot still. Gin is usually distilled at a lower proof … Read more

Best Coffee Beans: Every Coffee Lovers Needs to Know

Best Coffee Beans Every Coffee Lovers Needs to Know

The best coffee beans are the ones that suit your personal taste. Many factors can affect the flavor of coffee beans, from the country of origin to the roasting process. However, the type of coffee bean is the most important factor in determining the flavor of your coffee. The Best Coffee Beans … Read more

Caring for a Cashmere Sweater

Caring for a Cashmere Sweater

Cashmere is a fiber derived from cashmere and pashmina goats. When compared to a sheep wool sweater, a cashmere sweater is finer, stronger, lighter, softer, and approximately three times more insulating. It is also a very fashionable fabric that many people prefer to wear during the cooler months. The fabric is very … Read more

You Don’t Have to Be French to Tie a French Knot

French knot

A scarf (une écharpe in French) is the ultimate French wardrobe staple. Indeed, French women are known for wearing scarves in all seasons. Scarves are not considered a winter item in France, but are worn all year, including during the summer. Only the hottest weather will prevent French women from wearing scarves. … Read more

What is Polidori Sausage?


Polidori Sausage, also known simply as Polidori, is a food company based in Colorado that specializes in pork products, among other processed meats. It was founded by Anna Cerrone, an Italian immigrant to the United States, and coal miner Rocco Polidori. How did the Polidori Sausage come to be? Anna Cerrone moved … Read more

Getting Along with ‘Rude’ Parisians


Are Parisians impolite? This topic rears its ugly head frequently here. Is it rudeness, or something else, such as cultural differences in social behavior combined with language difficulty? What are your thoughts? Rudeness is, unfortunately, a universal human trait. But don’t forget that there are wonderful people in Paris as well. People … Read more