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How to Read and Understand a French Menu

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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. Quick Navigation I. The Different […]

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Quiz: How Many of these French Dishes Do You Know?

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French Cuisine Quiz

Put your knowledge of French cuisine to the test by taking this quiz about French food. 

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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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Holiday Gift Ideas for Your French-obsessed Friends

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 Do you need ideas on what to give someone who is crazy about France and anything French?  Whether it’s for a friend, family, a special someone, or even for yourself, here’s a list of 15 delightful gifts any self-confessed francophile would truly enjoy. Gifts for foodiesOyster knife When the winter months roll in and oysters are in […]

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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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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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At The Supermarket: 112 Useful French Vocabulary for Grocery­ Shopping

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 Buying stuff at the store is a necessary part of living, regardless of whether you find it a mundane task you’re too lazy to do or you actually enjoy it.  When you’re in a French-speaking country, it’s incredibly important to know the French words for items you need to grab at the store, as well […]

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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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French Cheese 101: Beginner’s Guide to the Best Cheeses from France

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The French are all about cheeses. Crumbly cheeses, hard cheeses, moldy and grayish, soft and squishy, and yes—even properly “stinky” types! The question is, can you identify which French cheese is which? Or do all French cheeses look the same to you?  It’s time to expand your knowledge of French cheeses and go beyond just Brie, […]

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