ColCoa French Film Festival Dishes Out Top Prizes

ColCoa, the French film festival that takes place in Los Angeles every year came to a close last night.  The festival, which stands for City of Lights City of Angels, was first created in...

Chicago: Les Lutins du court métrage

The Ciné-Club of the Alliance Française de Chicago will host an evening of top-notch short films – a delightful set of works that French daily Libération calls the crème de la crème. Below is...

Evans Wins the Tour de France

Cadel Evans becomes the first Australian to win the Tour

Tintin’s New HQ

French architect Christian de Portzamparc's first childhood drawings were of Captain Haddock and his sailing ships, central elements in the adventures of boy reporter and comic book hero Tintin. Now, with obvious affinity and...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

France After receiving his sentence of three years in prison and a fine of 4.9 billion euros on Tuesday, October 5, Jérôme Kerviel said he was “appalled” by the decision, according to Le Point. Kerviel had...

Castelbajac Celebrates the Life and Look of Michael Jackson

The often outlandish French fashion designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac reacted to news of Jackson's death the way any modern man would.

Marseille’s Flavour to Savour

Where to head now in Marseille is Rhizome- Les Raciones Du Goût, the six-month-old epicurean concept. Designed as a loft duplex, the art gallery/retail boutique is redefining the future of food culture on Corniche Kennedy...

Frenchie

I'm not keen on the silly name Frenchie—for some reason the French insist that English-speakers call them Frenchies although, while living in both the UK and the US, I've heard the French called many...

Reims: Le Jardin

DO NOT USE THIS. CHEF AND MENU HAVE CHANGED (DECEMBER 2010)   For anyone who's been despairing over the future of the French brasserie (and who hasn't?), I'd suggest a pleasant 45-minute jaunt to Reims on...

Sanilhac-Sagriès: Le Tracteur

You'll know you've found this real gem of a bistro when you see a red tractor sitting outside of a garage in the peaceful little sun-baked village of Sanilhac-Sagriès, just north of Nîmes and...