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!

Interview David Laroche Los Angeles!


[Flashback] Interview David Laroche à Los Angeles  (French Version) “C’est possible et ça commence maintenant!” Rencontre avec David Laroche à Los Angeles, prodige de la confiance en soi , 27 ans, plus jeune conférencier, plus de 200 interviews de personnalités, plus de 5 000 000 vues sur YouTube.  “« Un grand et inspirant jeune homme dont la destinée est de changer le monde » selon  Mark Victor Hansen, co-auteur de Bouillon de poulet pour l’âme : 500 millions de livres vendus dans le monde Lorsque David m’a répondu lui même par téléphone, je ne pouvais plus reculer! “Tu seras fière de toi demain!” m’a-t’il … Continue reading Interview David Laroche Los Angeles!

Rencontre avec Chantal Rialland


Chantal Rialland est Psychologue diplômée en Sciences Humaines Cliniques, Université Paris VII – La Sorbonne. Psychothérapeute française renommée, elle est l’auteure de nombreux ouvrages dont le bestseller  “Cette famille qui vit en nous” plus de 140 000 exemplaires vendus à ce jour, “Vivre Mieux grâce à la psychogénéalogie” qui sort en poche chez Marabout sous le titre “Faire de sa psychogénéalogie une chance”, “La vie notre meilleure amie”, “Mon Big Bang intérieur- Vous avez l’immense pouvoir de changer votre vie” et “1 Big Bang par jour”! Chantal Rialland partage son temps entre consultations, coaching, rédaction de livres, conférences et activité d’artiste plasticienne. Chantal Rialland a été … Continue reading Rencontre avec Chantal Rialland

Lola Ohlala and Cabaret Versatile in LA! (US Interview)


Presenting Lola Ohlala & Cabaret Versatile in LA!   Read French version :Interview avec lola Ohlala  Dancer, choreographer and producer , Lola Ohlala, born Axelle Marcuéÿz ( name she only uses in the role of the producer) trained in ballet and modern dance at the young age of 4  and embarked into the world of theater along side talented artists such as Jean-Claude Cotillard (father of the famous Marion), Amédée Bricolo Mérouse or Nicole at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Art of Orleans and then played with several theater companies. Her passion for Cabaret was born naturally with dance and drama … Continue reading Lola Ohlala and Cabaret Versatile in LA! (US Interview)

Lola Ohlala et son Cabaret Versatile


Dans la série: ces Frenchies à L.A… Lola Ohlala  est danseuse , chorégraphe et productrice de  formation en danse classique et moderne dès le jeune âge de 4 ans, Lola Ohlala, née Axelle Marcuéÿz nom qu’elle n’utilise en tant que productrice, s’est lancée dans le monde du  théâtre aux côtés d’artistes talentueux tel que Jean-Claude Cotillard (père de la célèbre Marion), Amédée Bricolo ou Nicole Mérouse au Conservatoire National d’Art Dramatique d’Orléans et a ensuite joué avec plusieurs compagnies de théâtre. La passion pour le Cabaret est né  tout naturellement de ce mélange de danse et de théâtre avec une touche du glamour … Continue reading Lola Ohlala et son Cabaret Versatile

Michèle La Porta, Creator of Starlette Cake™


In the series, these Frenchies in L.A… Meet Michèle La Porta, creator of “Starlette Cake™” In 1985, when Michèle opened her very first tea salon “Thé Cool” in the sixteenth arrondissement of Paris, little did she know that twenty-seven years later she would still be serving the very same cake she created back then! “Starlette Cake™” was born when Michèle was herself looking for ways to eat healthy  for pleasure and without guilt.   We met recently in Beverly Hills on a beautiful California morning with the sun peeking and a mild breeze passing through the Palm trees. Michèle graciously welcomed … Continue reading Michèle La Porta, Creator of Starlette Cake™

My Dinner with Food Critic Sophie Gayot


My Dinner with Food Critic Sophie Gayot World-renowned food critic Sophie Gayot is one Very Inspired Person with a French Twist in LA!  You can read more about our interview in between bites on “Sophie Gayot and the Good Life!” We met  recently at a new trendy restaurant:  Bow & Truss Restaurant  a Latin American restaurant in the NOHO District recently voted one of Gayot’s 2012  Top 10 LA New & Notable Restaurants! As Sophie’s guest, I was honored to join in the tasting of all the dishes to my great delight (I am such a “gourmande”) Here is  an … Continue reading My Dinner with Food Critic Sophie Gayot

Sophie Gayot and the Good Life!


Sophie Gayot and the Good Life! Sophie Gayot world-renowned food critic began her culinary career the moment she was old enough to eat, sleep and ride in an airplane. “I was always with my father!  I grew up in this milieu. My mother also cooks very well… and she secretly confides ” I cannot help but always compare the food with my mother’s cooking which has a lot of soul .”  I could tell Sophie Gayot is a woman on a mission.“I do not “eat” at restaurants” she told me right away as we met , “I only go to the restaurant to … Continue reading Sophie Gayot and the Good Life!

Arnaud Collery : The French Actor & Comic!


Inspirante rencontre avec Arnaud Collery avant son départ à New York. Arnaud aussi connu sous le pseudonyme à Los Angeles,“The French Actor and Comic”, se produira une autre fois au célèbre comedy club The Comedy Store  8443 Sunset boulevard, West Hollywood 90049  ce mardi 13 novembre! Venez l’applaudir dans la salle  BELLY ROOM avant qu’il ne reparte! (En français et anglais) Qui est Arnaud Collery? Trentenaire, Global, Passioné par le monde et les gens, a vécu sur 4 continents, 7 pays, parle Japonais, Chinois, Anglais. Seul comique français a être passé sur le show NBC  Last Comic Standing ainsi que sur MTV , room 401 ou … Continue reading Arnaud Collery : The French Actor & Comic!

Keep on Rolling Lucie Carrasco! Roule Toujours ! NY-LA


Keep on Rolling on Lucie Carrasco! Roule Toujours NY -LA Lucie Carrasco is a French fashion designer at Lucie Carrasco Fashion (Fashion on sale to benefit the association), author of  her autobiography  “I was Born Twice” – French edition “Plus Forte que la Maladie” by Flammarion and  the founder of the Association Roule Toujours  or Keep on Rolling! An association which promotes normalcy and not disability as society dictates. Diagnosed with a genetic, progressive disease Lucie suffers from spinal muscular atrophy. Lucie enjoys life, love, beauty , high heels and most certainly dislikes seclusion in a world cast apart!  A deep heartfelt thank you Lucie … Continue reading Keep on Rolling Lucie Carrasco! Roule Toujours ! NY-LA

Cécile Hortensia’s Bilingual Debut Album “Papillons” in L.A on October 23!


Cécile Hortensia’s Bilingual Debut Album “Papillons” in LA on October 23 ! French singer Cécile Hortensia will release her Bilingual Debut Album “Papillons” on Electric Lotus Label this week on October 10, 2012!  Cécile who was born in Nancy and  now resides in Phoenix, Arizona  fuses her French roots with her adopted American culture in a bilingual, bi-cultural collection of songs. Each of the 12 tracks on Papillons explores a different side of the daring journey she took, seeking to find adventure in a new cultural perspective which many of us can relate to.  “This album represents my voyage from France … Continue reading Cécile Hortensia’s Bilingual Debut Album “Papillons” in L.A on October 23!