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I ate my first snail

on November 6, 2011

I ate my first snail (or escargot as the French call them) at my aunt’s house in France. It was warm, buttery, slightly chewy and delectable. I…

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The Latin Quarter: Cheap Eats in Paris, France

Maison De Gyros (17, 5th Arr, Rue De La Huchette)

Amorino  (16, 5th Arr, Rue De La Huchette)

Latin Quarter

5th and 6th arrondissement, Paris, France

It’s possible to find cheap eats…

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La Cure Gourmande: Melt-in-your-mouth shortbread in Paris, France

on October 8, 2011

La Cure Gourmande

55 rue saint louis en l’ile 75004 Paris, France

There is a famous bridge in Paris, France near…

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Macarons and McNuggets at McDonalds, Paris, France

on September 25, 2011


84 Avenue des Champs Elysees, Paris, France

10 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, Versailles, France

Guess what we found at McDonald’s in France? You guessed…

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Pierre Herme macarons: Funky, Edgy and Fabulous

on September 24, 2011

Pierre Herme

133 avenue des Champs-Elysée, Paris France

After trying the classic and traditional macarons from

Fondue Family lunch in France: Dont drop the bread!

on August 21, 2011

Our cousin is a chef at a fondue restaurant in Le Havre so naturally our first big family lunch in France was a fondue lunch. I can’t tell you how…

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La Place Creperie: in the shadow of the Palace of Versailles

La Place Creperie

17 Rue Colbert, Versailles, France

Right outside of the Palace of Versailles and I really mean right outside the Palace, across the…

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Roasted Pork Belly by Convection Oven: Home cooked Dinner Party in London, England

on July 31, 2011

On our last night in London, our friends cooked up the most amazing meal. We arrived at his flat famished from a two hour…

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Souk Medina: Belly dancers, Dolmades and Tagines in London, England

Souk Medina Tea Room, Bar and Restaurant

1 Shorts Gardens, Charing Cross, Covent Gardens, London, England

If you like belly dancers and Moroccan food,…

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More Cheap Eats from London, England: McDonalds, the Pasty Shop and Krispy Kreme


112-114 Camden High St., Camden Town, London, England

We couldn’t be away from home for too long without having McDonald’s. Thank goodness for…

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