French A L.A Carte USA Top 100 French Blog Winner!


I am so happy that French A L.A Carte USA  was named one of  The Best French Blogs for Francophiles  from thousands of top French blogs on the planet in Feedspot index using search and social metrics.  Thank you Feedspot for including my blog on your list in good company! These blogs are ranked based on following criteria: Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other * * social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Top 100 French Blogs Winners CONGRATULATIONS to every blogger that has made this … Continue reading French A L.A Carte USA Top 100 French Blog Winner!

French Products Found in USA Supermarkets


French Products Found in USA Supermarkets.It’s amazing the number of French products found in American supermarkets all over the USA. Here’s a selection found at Wal-Mart Superstore to make your inner Frenchie feel right at home! Some staple French brands are perhaps even more popular in the USA than in France. From traditional French bread, cheeses and wines to escargots, boudin and andouilles en passant par Le Petit Marseillais!
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City of Lights and City of Angels COLCOA 2017


City of Lights and City of Angels – COLCOA  Week of French Films from April 24th- May 2nd, 2017  presented by the Franco-American Cultural Fund  held at the Directors Guild of America On Monday April 24th, COLCOA will open its 2017 festival with Claude Lelouch’s latest film, “Everyone’s Life”, celebrating 50 years of cinema and featuring a who’s-who of French talent, including Éric Dupond-Moretti, Johnny Hallyday, Nadia Farès, Jean Dujardin, Christopher Lambert, Béatrice Dalle, Marianne Denicourt, Mathilde Seigner, and many more! Box office sales and RSVP options are no longer available online. Tickets will be available at the Directors Guild … Continue reading City of Lights and City of Angels COLCOA 2017

French Spotlight at Newport Beach Film Festival – Tuesday April 25


The Newport Beach Film Festival ‘s French Spotlight will be held on Tuesday April 25 2017 The 18th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will present its French Spotlight, an evening celebration of French cinema and culture. The event will feature the regional premiere of the award-winning film, The Outsider (L’Outsider), followed by a festive post-screening gala. An engaging drama, The Outsider (L’Outsider), follows the ruthless trading activity inside one of the biggest banks in the world – Société Générale. The film tracks the rise and fall of anonymous trader turned superstar turned scapegoat – Jérôme Kerviel – just as the … Continue reading French Spotlight at Newport Beach Film Festival – Tuesday April 25

18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight


The 18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival #NBFF  seeks to bring to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world. Committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international film program as well as providing a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, the Festival focuses on showcasing a diverse collection of both studio and independent films from both emerging and seasoned filmmakers and proudly embraces the passion, vision, and independent spirit of these talented artists.  The Newport Beach Film Festival ‘s French Spotlight will be held on Tuesday April 25 2017 and will feature the film“L’OUTSIDER”  based … Continue reading 18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight

Goût de France 2017/ Good France


Le 21 mars, jour du printemps, Goût de France / Good France vous invite à venir célébrer la gastronomie française. Réservez une table dans l’un des 2000 restaurants participants sur les 5 continents, et participez ainsi au plus grand dîner du monde ! Dans chaque restaurant participant, sous la forme d’un dîner, l’évènement rendra hommage à l’excellence de la cuisine française, à sa capacité d’innovation et aux valeurs qu’elle véhicule : partage, plaisir, respect du « bien-manger », de ses contemporains et de la planète. Participez à ce dîner d’exception en réservant dès à présent votre table ! Liste complète … Continue reading Goût de France 2017/ Good France

A Week of French Language Cinema in Los Angeles


Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) kicks off the French language cinema season in Los Angeles for the 8th consecutive year presenting  A Week of French Language Cinema in Los Angeles, with nightly screenings of critically acclaimed Francophone films. The program includes notable films from Canada, Belgium, Senegal, France, Quebec and Switzerland. All films include subtitles in English. All screenings are preceded by receptions, which begin at 7:00pm, except on Sunday with the reception  at 5:00pm and the screening at 5:30pm. Individual screening is only $5, or $20 for the whole week. This is a nonprofit event. Support goes directly towards the theater’s operating … Continue reading A Week of French Language Cinema in Los Angeles

Tarte aux pommes


French apple pie has nothing to do with its American patriotic cousin from the Vermont state.  In France we call  apple pie: “Tarte aux pommes” and it is more of a tart than a pie. The difference is that a pie usually  has another layer covering the filling, while tarts leave it open. It is a classic, every French family has its own grandma recipe and there are many variations: Tarte aux pommes, Tarte Tatin, Tarte  Normande etc… To vary you can also make different tart crust like pâte brisée, pâte feuilletée, pâte sablée etc… Tarts are a popular staple in French … Continue reading Tarte aux pommes