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!

Saucisson Made in USA

Saucisson sec is a favorite charcuterie and a staple classic French dry-cured sausage in French household served with baguette, butter, cornichons and a good glass of red wine.  The French equivalent of dry salami, saucissons are cured pork sausages. A mixture of lean pork and pork fat, salt, sugar, spices, and sometimes alcohol combined to give the saucisson its unique flavor. There are of course as many varieties of saucissons recipes as there  are regions of France.  Served during l’apéro thinly sliced as hors-d’oeuvres or stacked in a hearty picnic sandwich, saucisson sec is now  proudly made in the USA ! … Continue reading Saucisson Made in USA

Who Makes the Best Baguette in L.A ?

Who Makes the Best Baguette in L.A ? The French take their breads and baguette especially very seriously, it is not just bread especially outside of French local ingredients (although it contains very basic ingredients: wheat flour, water, yeast, and common salt) it is a cultural art to make the “perfect ” baguette! (read history of the Baguette) It is also the ultimate comfort and staple  food for the expatriated Frenchies along with the wine and cheese, baked goods and other French specialties goodies etc…  that they cannot live without. We are fortunate to have so many options and great French … Continue reading Who Makes the Best Baguette in L.A ?

Chef’s Table Goes French Style

Chef’s Table Goes French Style Netflix brings us a French twist on the original  delectable documentary globetrotting series “Chef’s Table” with a focus on France.  Now streaming.  I’ve already savoured all 4 episodes. Discover four of France’s Michelin top chefs who are revolutionizing French cuisine, Alain Passard of L’Arpège in Paris, Michel Troisgros of La Maison TroisGrois in Roanne, Adeline Grattard of Yam’Tcha in Paris and Alexandre Couillon of La Marine in Noirmoutier. What an inspiration ! These chefs are driven to follow their art and heart always raising the bar for themselves, experimenting, taking risks, and mostly being true … Continue reading Chef’s Table Goes French Style

Marseille French Series on Netflix

MARSEILLE  French TV series on  Netflix with  Gérard Depardieu, Benoît Magimel and Nadia Farès. Premieres now! Robert Taro, Marseille’s mayor for 25 years, is set up face-to-face with his former protégé in the next elections! As Marseille’s mayor rallies support for a controversial casino project, his longtime ambitious protégé prepares to take a bold step. Starring : Gérard Depardieu, Benoît Magimel, Jean-René Privat, Hippolyte Girardot, Carolina Jurczak, Nassim Si Ahmed, Hedi Bouchenafa, Guillaume Arnault, Nadia Fares, Stéphane Caillard, Géraldine Pailhas. Watch Full Episode Marseille (Season 1 Episode 8) The Final Battle : Watch Full Episode Marseille (Season 1 Episode 7) Voted : Watch Full Episode … Continue reading Marseille French Series on Netflix

La photo des trois soutiens gorge bleu blanc rouge!

La photographie de trois soutiens-gorge, captée par le correspondant de Reuters à Marseille  Jean-Paul Pélissier a connu un succès mondial sur les réseaux sociaux. Ces sous-vêtements étaient suspendus le vendredi 27 novembre à l’occasion de l’hommage national rendus aux victimes des attentats de Paris survenus le 13 novembre, alors que François Hollande avait demandé aux Français de « pavoiser leur fenêtre » partout dans le pays deux semaines après les événements. The Reuter photo that traveled around the world: It was shot in Marseilles last weekend  by Jean-Paul Pélissier after President Hollande asked French people to fly “le Tricolore” ( … Continue reading La photo des trois soutiens gorge bleu blanc rouge!

#PrayforParis Los Angeles!

“This is an attack on all humanity and the universal values that we share…” Obama LOS ANGELES  STANDS WITH PARIS VIGIL  There will be a vigil at the Consulate General of France at 5:00 PM PST Saturday November 14, 2015 as We Stand with Paris: INFO: FRENCH PRESIDENT STATEMENT Président François Hollande  statement following the attacks on Paris – Important info and video US PRESIDENT STATEMENT President Obama on the attacks in Paris November 13, 2015  (Click here to watch the video) : “This is an attack not just on Paris, it’s an attack not just on the people … Continue reading #PrayforParis Los Angeles!

Facebook Opens International Research Center in Paris

Mark Zuckerberg founder and CEO of Facebook  is excited  to announce that  Facebook is  opening International Research Center in Paris… heres’ why in his  own words: “I’m excited for the opening of Facebook’s first international research center for artificial intelligence in Paris. One of our long term initiatives is to build a new generation of internet services that are more intuitive and can more easily connect you with the things you care about by understanding the meaning of voice, text, images, videos and other information. Our new Paris team will help lead our research in machine learning. We’ll continue sharing all … Continue reading Facebook Opens International Research Center in Paris

Au Revoir Paris Love Locks

Au revoir Paris Love Locks …  People from all over the world vowed eternal love to each other there for years. The bridge was collapsing with over 700,000 padlocks weighing over 42 tons and the Seine River started to become a rusty old dame.  So, today marks the official day of the beginning of the end for the love locks… remember love is eternal  in your hearts! Here’s my little picture of our  family Love Locks ( @shepherdChurch – Porter Ranch Shepherd of the Hills Church) as a tribute to Paris and the Eiffel Tower. You’ll find the best pictures of this … Continue reading Au Revoir Paris Love Locks


#ReviensLéon, cette campagne de communication lancée mercredi 27 mai 2015 pour inciter les expatriés à revenir au bercail sera- t’elle  efficace?  Ces jeunes expats sont-ils prêts à revenir au bercail ? La France a -t’elle vraiment changé  et comment ? Un groupe de start-up françaises appellent au retour des expatriés pour revenir travailler chez eux dans une campagne intitulée “Reviens Léon”.  Ces entreprises proposent même d’aider les jeunes Français à revenir en leur facilitant les démarches  avec des offres de postes alléchants. Ce à quoi ils ont répondu ne pas être intéressés – Regardez la  vidéo  Qu’en pensent les expats à … Continue reading #ReviensLéon

France to force big supermarkets to give away unsold food to charity

Supermarkets will have to take measures to prevent food waste and will be forced to donate unsold but edible food to charity or for use as animal feed Source: See on – Social Media Marketing 4 VIP Continue reading France to force big supermarkets to give away unsold food to charity