{FIVE} at Panzano – “T&A” Dinner Review


  Finally, a meal that actually encourages giggling at the (inevitable) sexual innuendos on the menu. For their second dinner this season, the FIVE at FIVE™ chefs gathered at Panzano to play on a “T&A” theme – that is, many of the dishes came from the –ahem– chest or –ahem– rump regions … Read more

7 Tips for Effortless French Style


  Effortless style is not often intuitive, but when done right, it is the pinnacle of French fashion. Here are 7 tips from my favorite Parisian fashion guru, Ines de la Fressange: 1. Team Your Old Worn Out Denim With a Silk Blouse “The idea is to look as if the luxury … Read more

What does Putain Mean in French?

Putain – (poo-TUH) The French use (and overuse) “putain” so it’s a great word to start sprinkling into your English. What Does Putain Mean in French? Putain literally refers to a prostitute, but the interjection, “putain!” is closer to a more profane version of “damn!”. The French use this word so frequently, … Read more

DIY French Mason Jar Gift {for a ball jar party}


  Christine, of Fork Social Lab and Hungry in Boulder, is kind of obsessed with Ball Jars. You know, those classic mason jars that everyone on Pinterest is raving about? Well Christine knows her way around many a crafty food project and invited a few Denver foodies over for a night of … Read more