The French language is full of food related idioms. Clotilde Dusoulier gives us some examples. Is French cuisine in decline? Michael Steinberger thinks so. David Lebovitz has some stories about living as an ex-pat in Paris. Is it okay to stare at the food at the next table? Helena Echlin tells us the etiquette of ogling food. New wine bars are popping up everywhere in L.A. Lesley Balla gives us her favorites. Jonathan Gold heads downtown to discover the unification of Church and State. Architecture and food become one at the Coolhaus ice cream truck. Owners Freya Estreller and Natasha Case share their creative flavors. Plus, Mark Peel and Barbara Harris Cury take us on a tour of the Gamble House in Pasadena. And, Hans Rockenwagner shares a recipe with Laura Avery.
Vive la France; Wine Bars; Church and State; Ice Cream Architecture
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Au Revoir to All That
Michael Steinberger is the wine writer for Slate.com . His latest book is Au Revoir to All That: Food, Wine and the End of France . Music Break: Witness This...
6 min, 43 sec
The Gamble House
The Gamble House in Pasadena was designed by Charles and Henry Green in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble. It's one of the premier examples of Arts and Crafts style...
7 min, 42 sec
The Sweet Life in Paris
David Lebovitz is a pastry chef and food blogger living in Paris. His latest book is The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious - and...
7 min, 36 sec
David Karp found some very rare purple raspberries at Pudwill Farms. They are available now. Hard to grow, these deliver a sweet, grape-like flavor. Find them only at the...
8 min, 36 sec
The Etiquette of Ogling Food
Helena Echlin writes the Table Manners column for Chow.com . Music Break: Tubby by Los Straitjackets
5 min, 26 sec
Wine Bars in L.A.
Lesley Balla is the Los Angeles editor for Tasting Table , an email newsletter. She recommends several wine bars that have opened recently in L.A.: Barbrix (Silverlake)...
5 min, 36 sec
French Food Idioms
Clotilde Dusoulier writes the blog Chocolate and Zucchini , where she's been cataloging French food idioms. Here are some favorites: Boire du petit-lait / Drinking whey...
6 min, 14 sec