Foie Gras And Magrets At Palais Royal

Saturday was one of those absolutely perfect warm autumn days in Paris.  As soon as I hit the lovely Palais Royal gardens, the heavenly odor of foie gras sizzling in a pan perfumed the air. Les Toques du Canard was well in process celebrating the famous foie gras ducks of the Landes region in southwest… Read More »

Tightest Security Ever Seen For Heritage Days In Paris

September is one of my favourite months in Paris, in part because of les Journées du Patrimoine, or Heritage Days.  Yesterday was the tightest security ever seen for a historical visit: sadly needed but very much welcomed! One weekend out of the year, all of over France, historical monuments, governmental buildings, châteaux and all sorts… Read More »