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What Is The Deal With All The Difference Cheese In France?

I’ve been back stateside for a few weeks now and am reminiscing about the cheeses in France. It wasn’t until this trip that I started to wonder about how on earth there are so many different kinds of cheese in France. So I did a bit of research. Cheeses in France are named after the region they are made. So […]

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Oysters From A Vending Machine? No Thanks.

On my flight heading to Paris, I was reading the local French newspaper and found an article about the latest item to be featured in a vending machine. Oysters! In America, I’ve found a vending machine for farm-to-table meals. I thing vending machines basically scream old and stale food but if people have figured a way around that, then great. […]

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Why Do Only Europeans Eat Escargot?

As a child, growing up in France, I didn’t realize that everyone didn’t eat snails (or escargot). Only when I moved back to North America did this become clear to me. However, it never really made much sense. People in North America eat mussels, shrimp, squid and oysters. So why would snails be any more or less gross than those? […]

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