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La Vie en Rose: Paris is known as the City of Light. But it's also the city of waiters, and neither the Eiffel Tower

La Vie en Rose: Our Café French™ lesson today takes us from the luxe cafes of the Belle Epoch (1871-1914) to the louche cafes

La Vie en Rose: Bread and pain. The staff of life and the pain of life. One could hardly imagine more disparate phenomena, n'est-ce

La Vie en Rose: As a sensitive and hungry boy, I learned valuable life lessons from the classic series of children's books by Howard

La Vie en Rose: Bitter brews, perfunctory pâtés, questionable quiches, insipid salads and tepid tarts? Has the Parisian cafe lost its culinary luster? Well,

La Vie en Rose: Our Café French™ lesson today takes us to Bouillon Chartier, which opened on rue du Faubourg Montmartre in 1896. It's