Tag Archives: Paris
Thanks to our good friend Stanley Purdue for this great photo, taken on the terrace of the the Café des Mousquetaires, near the Bastille. Wish that I was there.
In the past, if you had heard of the Clown Bar at all, it was likely in the context of its wonderful Belle Epoque clown decor, which is so iconic that is often shows up in architecture books on cafes … Continue reading
On the borderline between the 11th and 12 arrondissements and to the east of the Bastille is a neighborhood that is referred to alternately by reference to its main thoroughfare (the Faubourg Saint-Antoine) or its metro stop (Ledru Rollin), or, … Continue reading
The general knowledge in my family has always been that our Drohman ancestors came to America from the area along the border between southern Germany and northern Switzerland. I remember as a kid always saying that our people were German. … Continue reading
Do you love cheese? Do you wonder how your lactose-intolerant friends find the courage to carry on day after day? Do you consider it a good thing that handling a well aged Saint-Nectare or Reblochon makes your hands reek for … Continue reading
I was very happy to read the recent Pete Wells article in the New York Times about Paris restaurant Arpege and its chef – owner Alain Passard. Arpege has been the setting for some of the most memorable meals of … Continue reading