France


Valentine’s Day 2010: Put a Fork in It!

Valentine’s Day 2010 is just a fond (I hope!) memory by now. I hope yours was as fun as mine (I dined at SHO Shaun Hergatt and had a delightful Valentine’s Day dinner!). I didn’t get there in a limo, but some lucky Tweeps had that option, thanks to winning the OpenTable Valentine’s Day Limo [...]

Choucroute Takes Chicago: Chi-Town to Become Chou-Town?

It’s no secret that Chicago eaters love salted meat products (see Swerski, Bill), so it may not come as any surprise that choucroute garni, an Alsatian dish of seasoned sauerkraut typically topped with sausage, ham, and potatoes, is taking hold of the town. Time Out Chicago reports seeing choucroute dishes on the menus at Brasserie [...]

Dining out on Bastille Day

Today is Bastille Day, and at many French restaurants across the U.S., you’ll find special menus and dining deals. Bastille Day is a national holiday in France, honoring the storming of the Bastille and the start of the French Revolution. It’s a great day to visit your favorite French bistro or fine-dining establishment and commemorate [...]