Results tagged French culture from David Lebovitz

When I first arrived in France and enrolled at a French school, the teacher went around the room and asked us all, who came from various places around the world, what we missed about our home countries. We often did exercises like that because it was a way to get us to speak French about a subject we were passionate about. (Which is why another…

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1. A few weeks ago I went back to Exceptions Gourmands with a friend from New York. The two women working there were quite nice and helpful, and my friend ended up picking out a few things to buy. The amount was something like 7.53€. So my friend opened her wallet and handed over a 10€ bill. “Oooohhh,” the saleswoman said, eyeing the lone bill…

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Real, live French women on why French women don’t get fat. (via The Food Section)

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