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!

Jackie Krisher No Limits


Meet Jackie Krisher an 82 year old French woman who truly is “No Limits” – Watch her story on Vimeo a short documentary created by young 16 year old aspiring film maker Claire Imler. This documentary has already been nominated several times and will screen at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 23rd and at SoCal student Film Festival on April 30th ! Continue reading Jackie Krisher No Limits

We love our French A L.A Carte Partners!


When you become a media partner you receive the following: Communication with flair in French & English about your activity/business/product/event all over targeted social media realms Featured “Front Page” article spotlight Your logo (any size), event visual on the front page with active link Newsletter & Email blast Contact us and let’s get started here! Continue reading We love our French A L.A Carte Partners!

The Origins and Visionary Founders of Lycée International de Los Angeles (LILA) in 1978


“In the 1970s, a group of visionaries felt that the Los Angeles community needed a school which would prepare children for life in an increasingly international environment. In 1978, they decided to make their vision a reality and to open a school, using the proven French educational system as the foundation for their school’s curriculum. It all began in a small house in Van Nuys with seven students. Some of the founders’ children were among these first students and they worked hard, alongside their parents, to prepare for their new school  LYCÉE INTERNATIONAL DE LOS ANGELES ( LILA) which was … Continue reading The Origins and Visionary Founders of Lycée International de Los Angeles (LILA) in 1978

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 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

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 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


Dans la séries ” Ces Frenchies à Los Angeles”… petit clin d’oeil sur Arnaud Collery aussi connu sous le pseudonyme à Los Angeles,“The French Actor and Comic” ainsi que “Mr. Happiness” 😉 “I basically go and do things other won’t and people tell me: “I am lucky”. There is no luck – unfortunately- in what I do. Passion drives me. Passion to understand myself, experiment a lot and understand how the world functions.” Arnaud Collery   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 … Continue reading Arnaud Collery