In France chocolate is a big thing, we know it’s an aphrodisiac and a delicious sensual indulgence but it’s also an art form, it’s a passion, and it’s not only for eating! Since its creation in 1994, every year there … Continue reading Salon du Chocolat aka Chocolate Week™ is Back!
The 25th COLCOA French Film Festival is a one-week event that takes place November 1-7, 2021. The Festival is back in person to celebrate a silver anniversary and this year is dedicated to late filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier. Save the dates … Continue reading COLCOA 25 French Film Festival
If you ask me, any day is a good time for bubbly. However, today October 22 is the official National Champagne Day in the US, in France, we celebrate Champagne mostly on New Year’s Eve. so I’ll toast to that! … Continue reading It’s always time for bubbly! Champagne Day
French A L.A Carte Blog is happy to once again be partnering with Newport Beach Film Festival – French Spotlight October 21-28, 2021. The French Spotlight will be held on October 26th from 7:45 -9:50 PM with a special screening … Continue reading 22nd Annual Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight
In the United States, there’s a day for everything! So today on October 14 we celebrate National Dessert Day to indulge in delicacies without guilt. The word “dessert” originated from the French word “desservir,” which means to clear the table … Continue reading French Desserts, anyone?
Vive les femmes! On the Verge… Vive les femmes! Julie Delpy is a prolific French-American actress, screenwriter, director which I loved seeing in the film 2 Days in Paris (2007) among her other 30 films. She brings a fresh and … Continue reading On The Verge – a New Series on Netflix created by Julie Delpy
The quintessential French cheese platter or the “Plateau de Fromage“ is a staple at every French meal. With over 400 cheeses made in France in every region, we could easily eat a different cheese every day of the year. Traditionally, … Continue reading The Quintessential French Cheese Tray
“Bonjour, un café, s’il vous plaît!” Growing up in France, good manners, politeness, and étiquette is a way of life or savoir-vivre dating back to the noblesse and bourgeoisie. In terms of politeness at home and especially in public, little … Continue reading Bonjour, un café, S’il Vous Plait!
For the French in me, nothing spells summer or vive l’été, aside from the fragrance of my Tahitian Monoi, than the provincial flavors of Pissaladière with a side of Salade Nicoise and to top is off a Sorbet Cassis all … Continue reading Do you play Pétanque?
Well, it’s in the can Emily in Paris will be back for round two or “deux” as announced by Netflix in November 2020. Production filming in Paris began in May 2021 and just ended this month. There’s no official release … Continue reading Emily in Paris Returns for Round 2
These are in my personal opinion, the most binge-worthy ( as we say in the U.S) French series on Netflix that I thoroughly enjoyed. These series stood out from the rest for me and hooked me in completely. What they … Continue reading Binge-Worthy French Series On Netflix
Today July 13th is National French Fries Day! The origins of the world-famous fries are not too clear and the debate is ongoing. Are fries really French? Belgium? Or even American? Well, the history of the infamous fries is confusing … Continue reading Happy National French Fries Day!