A Paris Brest-fast at République, Los Angeles

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  Nuzzled in between a vintage furniture store and a glass shop on La Brea, République is an unassuming LA café with a serious French kitchen. The interior looks like a Parisian street market, with big open community tables and stone walls. Multiple bar tops throughout the vast space invite you to … Read more

All My Food Porn From COCHON 555 {GRAND COCHON} in Aspen

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  This weekend, Eater Denver sent me to the 2014 Grand Cochon in Aspen to eat 1200 lbs of pork (thanks, Eater!). They had me guest-write an article with insider details from the competition, and take a few photos. But I took SO many photos – like so many more than they … Read more

Coming Soon: J’adore! Focus On French-Language Cinema in Denver

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  The U.S. may have Hollywood, but France has Cannes. Film making has been alive and well in France since the nouvelle vague and now it’s coming to Denver for a fantastique film festival called “J’adore.” April 25 – 28, 2013 Presented by France’s major television station, TV5MONDE, in cooperation with Alliance … Read more

Is A French Manicure Actually French?

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  After getting such great feedback on my piece about French stripes, I thought I’d do some more fashion history breakdown for you guys — this time, on the French manicure misnomer. Is The French Manicure Really French? Not exactly. Some say that Max Factor introduced the style to Parisian fashionistas as … Read more