France

French Bulldog Show

By at July 19, 2012 | 4:10 pm | 0 Comment

French Bulldog show

Show us your dog's best look in our French Bulldog Photo Contest and be one of the 25 lucky winners to get two tickets and one dog pass to Le Taste of France Show on Sunday, September 30th! the first ever two-day exhibition dedicated to French cuisine and the French way of life in New York City. In celebration of the "Fête de la Gastronomie," Le Taste of France Show aims

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Pétanque by the Hudson River Park’s Pier 54

By at July 19, 2012 | 9:06 pm | 0 Comment

Pétanque

In between savoring the different tastes of France, guests will get to enjoy friendly games of Pétanque*, a national French pastime. This year there will be two opportunities to learn and play the game, as Le Taste of France has collaborated with La Boule New Yorkaise to host the inaugural LBNY Pro-Am & Taste of France Pétanque Challenge. PLAYING PETANQUE

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Discover Provence – South Eastern France

By at July 25, 2012 | 9:22 pm | 0 Comment

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  GEOGRAPHY Provence is a region of South Eastern France on the Mediterranean adjacent to Italy. It is part of the administrative region of Provence-Alpes-Cote D’Azur. It includes famous towns such as Cannes, Nice, Antibes or St Tropez. When you think of Provence you may think of: A village square, a Sunday lunch surrounded by fields of lavender, sunflowers and

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Cocktails at Home

By at May 30, 2012 | 7:42 pm | 0 Comment

cocktail at home

Usually, when we travel to France, it’s because my husband is playing for some singer like Barbra Streisand or Liza Minnelli, so we get a few days here and there in various towns and have to try to see our friends as best we can.  Often, this means a quick visit backstage after whatever concert, or a quick lunch at a café near the concert venue. Basically, we

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Discover Brittany (Bretagne) – North Western France

By at August 2, 2012 | 2:28 pm | 0 Comment

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  GEOGRAPHY Brittany is a cultural region in the Northwest of France. Once an independent kingdom, Brittany was united to the Kingdom of France in 1532 as a province. Brittany is considered as one of the six Celtic nations. Their inhabitants are called Bretons. One of France's most rugged regions, Brittany is a fascinating mix of spectacular coastline,

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Ourida – Singer at le Taste of France Show New York 2012

By at September 14, 2012 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment

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Sunday, September 30 2012 – 12:30pm   As a child, Ourida began with theatre and stage, piano, trumpet and by dint of reading loudly Michaux’s poems with Tom Waits’ music in the background, she naturally started singing. Fascinated by the style of Chet Baker, Joao Gilberto and Caetano Veloso, she also found interest in the sober and  uncluttered sounds of

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