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Dorchester Social {Preview} Farm Dinner

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 […]


Bistro Vendôme – A Little Paris in Larimer Square

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 […]


Joyeux Noël – A Holiday Gift List for the Francophile

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 […]

Fashion, Lifestyle

How to Tie a Scarf Like The French

“You can always spot un américain because they never seem to wear scarves properly,” said a Parisian friend to me one day over un café (that’s an espresso en français). In order to fit in with the fashionably cold-weathered Europeans, it’s important to learn how bundle up like the French. […]