Chef Nico Roselet poisson du lac

Join a Live Bastille Day Celebration Barbecue on Lake Annecy

Live on Zoom, from Duingt, France, on the western shore of Lake Annecy, Master Chef Jean-Louis Gerin will be hosting a French barbecue demonstration in honour of Bastille Day. Attendez une minute. French barbecue? Chopped...
Gigi Restaurant

Gigi’s Restaurant: A Charming New French Bistro in LA

Los Angeles County restaurants are again welcoming diners indoors. Along with this great news is the opening of Gigi’s, a classic French bistro tucked away in the heart of Hollywood’s Sycamore District. Evoking the old-school...
The Ragpicker after treatment.

Modern Technology and the Art of Conserving Paintings

This is the second in a series of articles about the art of conserving paintings. Read the first here. He’s a ragpicker, a man who made his living rummaging through trash in the streets of...
Front angle view of redesigned Norton Museum of Art in February 2019

French Art Flourishes at this Florida Museum

The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach celebrates its 80th anniversary, and welcomes a new French director & CEO The Norton Museum of Art, the cultural heart of Palm Beach County, Florida, has...
French film festival

Focus on French Cinema: The Hot Virtual Film Festival

A year ago, the Alliance Française of Greenwich, Connecticut, had to cancel its annual French film festival. The March timing of the U.S. shutdown for the pandemic made it impossible to switch from the...

Restaurant Reviews: Benoit in New York City

On a cold rainy afternoon in New York City this winter, I suddenly had a craving for the food of my adopted country, France. So I booked at Benoit, and told the friend I...
Clement Street and Arguello Boulevard

Carrefours of France in San Francisco: Clement Street and Arguello Blvd

Sometimes the carrefours of France in San Francisco are a surprise. Hidden, subtle, with no historical French hints, but there is an esprit if one looks for the clues. The corner of Clement Street and...
The Potato Eaters

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition Arrives in Los Angeles

Seen in Paris by over 2 million visitors, the immersive Van Gogh exhibit will make its West Coast premiere at a secret location in Los Angeles on May 27th. Experience art like never before... Spanning...

Alliance Française in the US Finds Success in Online Learning

When schooling changed to online for most of the world due to strategies to contain the coronavirus pandemic, the Alliance Française chapters did the same with their French language classes and events. The result...

Watch Now: Virtual Cinema Programme with COLCOA French Film Festival

COLCOA French Film Festival, ranked among the top three film festivals in Los Angeles, and the most comprehensive annual French cultural event in the United States, has just launched its Virtual Cinema Programme. The...