Village Baking Co. Boulangerie


The Village Baking Co. Boulangerie is located in a posh neighborhood of Dallas, Texas called Lower Greenville at 1921 Greenville Ave, not far from Downtown. I had heard of this Boulangerie when I posted about French Bakeries in Dallas and after tasting the almond croissant that one of my students kindly brought to French class, well I simply had to get another taste! Almond paste … Continue reading Village Baking Co. Boulangerie

The Parisian Agency Series 2


The long-awaited The Parisian Agency – Exclusive Properties Season 2 aka L’Agence is finally here a year after its premiere airing today March 3, 2022 on Netflix. (It was on the air in January in France) Discover and enjoy six brand new episodes! Tag along and get a sneak peek behind the scenes with the Kretz family as they buy and sell luxurious properties for … Continue reading The Parisian Agency Series 2

Vive Les Crêpes! Variety of Crêpes for LA Chandeleur


Every year on February 2nd, the French celebrate La Chandeleur (aka La Fête de la Lumière or Le Jour des Crêpes) with a good batch of homemade crêpes made in a variety of ways. Vive les crêpes! So get ready to toss and flip your crêpes! “Faîtes sauter vos crêpes” and discover your favorite filling with endless possibilities either sweet or savory. They are perfect … Continue reading Vive Les Crêpes! Variety of Crêpes for LA Chandeleur

La Fête des Rois – Kings’ Day


All over France, we celebrate La Fête des Rois or Kings’ Day which takes place 12 days after Christmas on January 6th or on the first Sunday of the New Year with the sharing of the very much anticipated and delicious Galette des Rois or Kings’ Cake! Although in most households the galette is enjoyed on Epiphany day and throughout the month of January. Find out … Continue reading La Fête des Rois – Kings’ Day

Stuck Together aka 8 Rue de l’Humanité


Stuck Together (2021) aka in French 8 Rue de l’Humanité sets the stage for the Paris Lockdown during the COVID-19 Pandemic, directed by Dany Boon, written by Laurence Arné and Dany Boon and starring Dany Boon, Liliane Rovère (who also played in Call My Agent & Family Business on Netflix), and Yvan Attal. This is a hysterical, and very human comedy indeed with a good balance of dark humor and feel-good … Continue reading Stuck Together aka 8 Rue de l’Humanité

A Collection of French Gifts Ideas


Here is a Collection of French Gift Ideas that I enjoyed putting together hoping it will inspire you for the holidays but also at any time throughout the year for that special occasion, birthday celebration, anniversary, or just because! I think you’ll find that there’s something for everyone and for every budget. You’ll find classic luxurious items as well as original Made in France selections. … Continue reading A Collection of French Gifts Ideas

Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!


Every third Thursday in November we have good reason to celebrate the launch and arrival of a special French wine called as you know Beaujolais Nouveau. It is the first wine of the harvest and we joyfully shout out: “Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!” I have a hunch that this year 2021 will be even more special to pop open a bottle or two with … Continue reading Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!

Childhood French Goodies From LU


Every culture in the world has its own cultural preferences, customs, traditions, celebrations, its own regional food specialties, and goodies. In the U.S people will rave about their childhood Oreo or chocolate chips cookies. In France, we have many regional specialties and goodies which I like to refer to as gourmandises. These little treats are packed with childhood memories and I suspect that most French … Continue reading Childhood French Goodies From LU

Salon du Chocolat aka Chocolate Week™ is Back!


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 is a show called “Salon du Chocolat” celebrating and dedicated to C H O C O L A T E in all its forms. From … Continue reading Salon du Chocolat aka Chocolate Week™ is Back!

COLCOA 25 French Film Festival


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 and enjoy a full week of Premieres and Awards at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood! “Contrary to what could have been expected after … Continue reading COLCOA 25 French Film Festival

22nd Annual Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight


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 of a French Film entitled Love Affair(s) (see trailer and details below) From October 21st – 28th, 2021, the 22nd annual Newport Beach Film Festival … Continue reading 22nd Annual Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight