Category Archives: Stephanie

Stephanie’s daily commute in Paris

Our faithful Paris correspondent, Stephanie, took pictures of her daily commute from home to work and back. These are great pictures that really give the favor of the city! My Commute – a set of pix on Flickr

Posted in Stephanie | Leave a comment

Pavé brioché at your local Starbucks

Stephanie writes about Starbucks in Paris “I just can’t imagine folks in the States munching duck liver along with their grande skim lattes!!”

Posted in Stephanie | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

More on surprising French tastes

Stephanie writes: For New Years we had a big party with friends where I witnessed small French children (ages 4,5,6 etc) begging their parents at the table for more raw oysters (???) as if they were chocolate bonbons. That surprised … Continue reading

Posted in Stephanie | Leave a comment

caloric holiday dangers

Stephanie writes: My mother in law has to have a “quatre-heure” every day – this means a flan, or an éclair au chocolat, or a millefeuille for everyone– which compounded with a buche de noel, etc, meaning it’ s time … Continue reading

Posted in Stephanie | Tagged | Leave a comment

Stephanie’s French surprises

Stephanie recounts hysterical and perceptive anecdotes about her experiences as an American transplant in Paris. She’s been raising her family there for around two years and still bumps into various cultural and linguistic surprises. Check them out!

Posted in Stephanie | Leave a comment