Originally posted on September 8, 2017. Paris, a city of over two million, has 20 arrondissements (neighborhoods) in its inner circle. The Cathedral of Notre Dame, on Isle de la Cite (1st a), is considered the center of Paris, with each arrondissement spiraling like a snail’s shell from there. Use the Notre Dame as your […]
In a 3 July 1776, Founding Father John Adams wrote a letter to his wife, Abigail: “I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be […]
Our favorite restaurant in Naples, FL, Bleu Provence, has been sold to the Hoffmann Family of Companies. The Naples Daily News’s Laura Layden reports: The Bleu Provence in Old Naples will soon change hands. The soon-to-be new owners of the award-winning French restaurant? The Hoffmanns. On Thursday, the Hoffmann Family of Cos. announced the purchase – the […]
Old Town Key West, 90 miles from Cuba, one two-lane highway trip 150 miles southwest from Miami. Originally posted March 21, 2021.
On her Paris by Mouth substack, Meg Zimbeck recalls one of her earliest reviews, Le Chateaubriand, and notes that it is still among the top ten restaurants in Paris. She writes: I recently heard from Gail Simmons, Top Chef judge and professional eater, asking me if Le Chateaubriand was still any good. I had no […]