Don’t Show Up On Time & Other French Faux Pas

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May 14

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French culture has long been revered for its traditions, style, timelessness and quirks. Avoid common faux pas with a few tips on French etiquette. Make a great first impression. When entering a store, passing someone in the elevator, etc., it’s always encouraged to say bonjour monsieur/madame, and au revoir on your way out. When meeting […]

French Fashion We Love: Scarves

Paris

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Perhaps the most timeless accessory is the scarf. This gorgeous outfit addition is both functional and fashionable, and that my dear, is the test of a true fashion staple. Our fabulous French fashionista counterparts have long understood the value of a great scarf, and I insist you do as well! This wardrobe staple is often […]

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Apr 22

A Champagne Primer

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Apr 18

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Champagne is the only drink that leaves a woman still beautiful after drinking it. – Madame de Pompadour BRUT, EXTRA DRY, SEC, DEMI SEC Confusingly, Brut is drier than extra dry, which is considered semidry. Sec is middle of the road semisweet and demi-sec is sweet. Most champagne lovers enjoy an acidic, dry champagne as […]

Twin Cities French Guide, Part Un

Minneapolis

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Our long awaited (and requested!) French Guide to Minneapolis is here! With warmer temps on the horizon, we can’t help but spotlight a few of our favorite spring destinations.

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Apr 14

Le Scoop on Oysters

Minneapolis

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Apr 9

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There’s nothing better than a dozen oysters and a good glass of bubbles. This pairing is my favorite hors d’oeuvres for a girls night out, yet many people shy away from trying oysters.I’m here to clear the air and offer a few pearls of wisdom on the elusive mollusk.

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