How to Make Salad Dressing Like the French

  Making your own salad dressing is not only a cheap alternative to store-bought vinaigrettes, but it’s also very French! The following recipe is a classic French trick taught to me by one of my favorite Parisian friends. It’s tasty, eco-friendly, and simple. Here’s what you need: A jar of mustard (I … Read more

Dorchester Social {Preview} Farm Dinner

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  I first met Chef Michel “Michou” Wahaltere when the Belgian-born and trained chef was slinging hot dogs from a truck on Market Street in Denver. A big, toothy smile and a menu of dogs featuring chef Michel’s take on international themes, Chicago Louie’s was a staple of the Thursday ballpark lunch … Read more

Bistro Vendôme – A Little Paris in Larimer Square

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  Denver may be 4889 miles from the Place Vendôme in Paris, but Bistro Vendôme is serving up little tastes of Paris right from Larimer Square. Decor: A Room With A View With a decor that harkens back to the city’s humble bistros, Bistro Vendôme is full of charm. While I’m certainly … Read more

Joyeux Noël – A Holiday Gift List for the Francophile

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  Whether you’re looking for that cadeau parfait for the special francophile in your life or just want to give a little “hint-hint” to Santa’s elves this year, here’s a list of French-inspired gifts for the holiday season: Note: I have not received any compensation from any of these vendors and will … Read more