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Long Live the Kouign Amann

Looking through the window of the bakery, it did not look like much. A large round flattened bit of baked dough, crusty and oily, lay with its many siblings on […]
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Vive La French Onion Soup

You know that Delacroix painting where Lady Liberty, French flag in hand, surges forward calling to the people behind her to embrace the revolution? Notice the kid to her left […]
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The Meatball of Venice

If Antonio had eaten his Polpette in Umido like a good boy, he would never have signed away his life to Shylock. Unfortunately, that’s a lesson the “Merchant of Venice” […]
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A Candy Home in Cap Ferrat

She wanted her home to be a paradise on earth. To the baroness this meant erecting a pink frosted mansion with multiple gardens that overlooked the rough-hewn beauty of the […]
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Affogato Tell You This

Sometimes it is necessary to consult one’s soul in a quiet hour. When this occurs, it is best to discover a calm and collected spot in which to ruminate. We […]
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