Chef’s Day Off Dinner

A late night dinner proposal turns into an early morning feast Bordeaux, France It’s midnight and Alex, Aurelien and I are hanging out at Alex’s…

Hammam is a Must in Paris

The holidays are over and I’m spending the freezing, short days shopping sales in Paris.  Without the cheer of holidays, the cold has gained a…

Easy French boudin and apples

Boudin Blanc

Fabulous overcomes her boudin ban. Boudin blanc makes an easy, satisfying autumn lunch. Just add apples and honey.

Gault et Millau

So many top toques in one place.  I unexpectedly find myself attending a gathering of the most influential food people in Aquitaine. It’s 8:30 in…

Private Wine Tasting

After Hours Wine Tasting

Fabulous is invited to a private midnight tasting in a Bordeaux wine bar.

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Pot Au Feu Recipe

Fabulous makes a pot au feu to keep the autumn chill at bay.

First Class To Bordeaux

First Class, To Bordeaux

Fabulous leaves Paris, eats her First Class lunch and stares down the Voyeur.

Sunday In The Arab Quarter Bordeaux St Michel

Arabs Never Sleep

Fabulous takes a flat in the Quartier Arabe

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How To Break Into Your Own Flat

Fabulous locks herself out of her own flat, and meets her neighbor.

A Tale Of Two Cities: May Day In Zurich & Edinburgh

Fabulous escapes May Day mobs and finds herself at a BBQ with strangers.