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a la carte

This is a great site full of stuff to make your cooking more french ….. By ©2016 Peter Hertzmann. All rights reserved.   This website, à la carte, started in 1999 as what was then know as an ‘e-zine’, an online magazine. It’s subject was French food and the French culinary […]

Les Steaks en France

by ©2016 Peter Hertzmann. All rights reserved. On the evening of Tuesday October 4th, 1994, my wife and I were completing our first full day in Paris. We spent the day doing some of the things that everyone does on their first trip to Paris. We visited Notre Dame—she wrote that […]

44 Classic French Meals You Need To Try Before You Die

Everything you wanted to know about French food but were afraid to ask. By  Marie Telling Justine Zwiebel / BuzzFeed Justine Zwiebel / BuzzFeed 1. Coquilles Saint-Jacques Todd Coleman / Via You think you know scallops but if you haven’t tried this dish, you don’t know shit. Find […]

L’Océan, Restaurant et bar-snack

“The sea food at this restaurant is first class and there is a wonderful view of the “ocean” looking out toward Ile d’Aix in the Charente Maritime west coast of central France. There is a ferry to Ile d’Aix if you fancy a sea trip. Staff are very friendly here especially the Manager who has a delightfully wry sense of humour!! We really enjoyed our visit.”