Chicken is the indisputable king of the poultry flock. The French have had a long love affair with chickens and, as Julia Child and her co-authors of Mastering the Art of French Cooking noted, some of the most glorious dishes in French cuisine were created for this farmyard bird.
The Cinémathèque Française is a French film organization based in Paris that holds one of the world’s largest archives of film documents and film-related objects.
Tucked into the Hall of Meteorites at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City are pieces of extra-terrestrial objects that initially fell to the Earth in 15th century France.
Dating back to the early 12th century, the Château de Fontainebleau, or Palace de Fontainebleau, was a royal home to French monarchs over several centuries, encompassing numerous renovations, additions, and architectural overhauls.
With both paid and self-guided options, a virtual tour of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello will offer extensive and intriguing insight into this giant of both American and French history.
Tonight marks the end of the 43rd day of confinement for our family of five. We live 4km from Paris city limits, but these days it feels like 400km. You’d think you were in Provence, if you didn’t know better.
The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has one of the best collections in the country, including this online exhibit of 18th century pastel portraits full of exquisite details and soothing colors.
We are all yearning for the moment we can set out to travel the world once more. Until then, we have Google. Among the many sights to take in via Google Arts and Culture is the historic Lyon Opera House in Lyon, France.
France is a cheese lover’s paradise! Where else can you find so many different varieties of cheese and so many cheese shops (fromagerie)! These days a large number of French cheeses make their way abroad, but there is nothing like the selection to be found in even the most humble cheese shop in Paris or the cheese stalls in the markets.
Anne Aufort, who was raised in Chicago, has been a Parisian since 1984. My life in Paris right now has two faces: one street side and the other courtyard. Street side is amazingly quiet; the noise of traffic has disappeared, leaving only the sound of birds and the swish-swish of Deliveroo bikes. The courtyard is […]