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15 Bizarre Questions about France on the Internet

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The internet can be a strange place. Just how strange? Well, just you wait and see. In this article, we’ll be going through some of the craziest questions about France that you can find on the internet. To be fair, not all questions on this list is ridiculous. There are some questions that French people might […]

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La Citrouille vs. Le Potiron: What’s the Difference?

Got questions about French language and culture? Every week on the Talk in French newsletter, I answer questions sent by readers.  Here I’m sharing one that I answered a while ago, but it’s quite relevant at this time of the year.  Let’s check out the question: « What is the difference between the two different words […]

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How to Read a French Menu and Order Food Like the French

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How to Decode a French Menu

Whether you’re dining in France or in some fancy French restaurant elsewhere, going face-to-face with a French menu is enough to make you rack your brains for all the French you know. But don’t fret! This article will brush those cobwebs away and help you read a French menu with ease. We will start with a […]

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Must-try French Specialties from Every Region of France

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Best French Food per Region

France has so many types of cheese, wine, and specialties from all over the French regions that it’s hard to keep up!  Where do you go to try the ratatouille… or the famous frog legs, if you’re feeling adventurous? Don’t fret, I prepared a culinary Tour de France for you to enjoy. I even added […]

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French Podcast Ep#1: How Bacon Almost Broke the Franco-Italian Friendship (+ the Verb Faillir )

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 Bonjour, tout le monde !  Have you checked out the new Talk in French Advanced Level Podcast? If you haven’t yet, now is your chance to do so. Today, I’m giving you a sneak peek of the new podcast by sharing Episode No. 1 for free.  In this episode, my co-host Katie and I talk […]

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Eating Out in France: The Ultimate Guide to Ordering Food Like A Local

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The French have a particular way of doing things, eating out included!  Fret not; we’re here to explain complicated menus, French customs and useful phrases to get you ordering food like a local! Usual Food Vocabulary/PhrasesWherever you decide to eat or drink, it’s best to brush up on some phrases first to make your experience […]

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10 Insanely Good Parisian Cocktails You Can Make at Home Today

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Paris is known for its wonderful wines, but its alcoholic offerings by no means end there.  Home to some of the best bars in the world, it’s no wonder this city’s cocktails are such a hit among locals and tourists alike.From timeless classics to modern mixes, here’s a list of 10 Parisian Cocktails to give […]

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French for Chocolate Lovers: Useful Words and Tips

French for Chocolate Lovers

Are you a chocolate fanatic who may or may not have a plan to explore France’s chocolate scene soon? Whether you simply want to learn everything about chocolates or you’re planning to trudge to French-speaking parts to sample some delicious chocolat, here is a list of chocolate-related vocabulary to help you out. Also, don’t leave […]

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Paris for Choco Lovers: 15 Must-Visit Chocolate Shops

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Paris is known for many things—one of which is a chocolate lover’s paradise. With a wide selection of expert chocolatiers and excellent artisan boutiques scattered all around the city, Paris is truly a chocoholic’s haven. Today, let’s take a look at 15 of the most exciting and must-visit chocolate shops in Paris. Ready to take a bite […]

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Mad About Food: 25 French Idioms that Show the French Obsession with Food

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 Every language has its own share of unique idioms and expressions, and learning these would give us insights into the thoughts and culture of its native speakers.  The French, for example, has a long list of funny and absurd expressions which gives you a glimpse of their creative, deadpan humor. The French language also has […]

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7 Ways to Survive as a Vegan or Vegetarian in France

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 Let’s face it, France is not exactly known as a haven for vegans and vegetarians. What with all the hearty and meaty classics like steak au poivre, boeuf bourguignon, coq au vin, and foie gras. Add to that the restaurant culture that has not yet fully embraced ordering food the exact way you want it […]

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10 French Recipes to Make this Holiday Season

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 The French put a lot of serious thought into food and dining all year round, but even more so during special occasions like Christmas and New Year. So if you:Want to infuse a little French inspiration into the holiday parties you’ll be hosting,Would love some special nibbles to enjoy during cozy nights at home, orNeed […]

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