Eating Through San Francisco

I knew I was back in Paris this morning when I got on the metro. At 7:30, the cars on line 6 aren’t the sweaty, crowded bunkers you encounter later in the day. Actually, this morning, still caught somewhere between sleep and awake, I had to remind myself I was in public transportation on my […]

Festival du Livre Culinaire (Upcoming Event)

I just marked my calendar for the Paris Cookbook Festival 2011! Next weekend, March 3-6, over 200 publishers will gather in Paris to present their cookbooks to professionals (March 3-4) and then to the general public (March 5-6). I can’t wait to go and check the collection of recipes and enticing food photography from around […]

GMOs on the Decline in Europe

According to an article I just read on Audrey Garric’s ecology blog for Le Monde, “Les OGM reculent-ils vraiment en Europe?”, GMO use is on the decline in Europe – thanks primarily to the public. In fact, in 2010 only 0,06% of all European agricultural spaces were subject to GMO use (a 23% decrease since […]

Chez moi?

I always go through some level of culture shock when I come back to the States. I never expect it, but it manages to get me every time. I’m in San Francisco, the first time back “home” in a year. The curse of falling for a foreign country (France), and actually having the good fortune […]