French Culture Guide

French Culture in New York, with a Touch of Paris

Cuisine

A Provençal Thanksgiving

A Provençal Thanksgiving

Stranded in the city for Thanksgiving? Not in the mood to spend all day next Thursday defrosting a turkey? Pas de problème! Provence en Boite will be open and operating this November 22.

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Cook and Go in the Meatpacking District

Cook and Go in the Meatpacking District

Cook & Go is a culinary workshop in the Meatpacking Discrict with the objective of encouraging Americans to learn advanced cooking techniques through simple recipes at affordable prices.

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Eating for Pleasure, Eating for Health

Eating for Pleasure, Eating for Health

The International Culinary Center in Manhattan will host “Eating for Pleasure, Eating for Health: French and American perspectives on teaching children about food,” on November 26, 2012 at their SoHo location.

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Your French Thanksgiving: Potatoes Au Gratin

Your French Thanksgiving: Potatoes Au Gratin

As Thanksgiving approaches, FCG wants to be the first to provide you with French alternatives to holiday basics. Mashed potatoes and yams are a staple for any Thanksgiving table, but why not try something new with a French favorite: potatoes au gratin.

Nov 08, 2012 by
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Halloween chez Jeanne & Gaston

Halloween chez Jeanne & Gaston

This Halloween, Jeanne and Gaston invites guests to come in dressed to the nines. Why cause a spectacle, you might ask. Well, diners will vote for the best-dressed patron at the end of the night, first prize being dinner for two!

Oct 26, 2012 by
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30 chefs to promote the best of French Gastronomy

30 chefs to promote the best of French Gastronomy

If the Pier 54 could talk, it would have said that for one week-end he became a French village in New York.

Oct 12, 2012 by
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Bagging Baguettes at Maison Kayser

Bagging Baguettes at Maison Kayser

A new French café has opened on the already highly French influenced Upper East Side. Located on 3rd Avenue and 74th street, it’s hard to miss the boulangerie for many reasons.

Aug 31, 2012 by
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Julia Child : A Tale of Sharks, Spies, and Cherry Pies

Julia Child : A Tale of Sharks, Spies, and Cherry Pies

When we think of Julia Child we automatically make associations with food and France, and for good reason! The culinary icon, who would have turned 100 on Wednesday

Aug 17, 2012 by
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Croissants

Croissants

I recently returned from vacation. No matter where vacation is, returning to routine is always un peu difficile.

Jul 27, 2012 by
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French Date Night: Dinner and a Movie

French Date Night: Dinner and a Movie

The French Tourist Office has put together a series of free outdoor French film screenings this summer. But sometimes it’s nice just to stay at home in the air-conditioning and avoid the crowds.

Jul 05, 2012 by
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