Space Wine: All Systems Go for Tasting

by Paige Donner A little more than a year after the 12 bottles of Bordeaux wine were rocketed up into orbit for space ageing, they’ve now safely landed back down to Earth. Just last week, thanks to NASA and its … Continue reading

Episode 60: LGf+w Thanksgiving 2020; Pancakes In The Marais, Paris

Episode 60 Local GOODfood+wine by Paige Donner For the longest time, there was a shop called Thanksgiving in the Marais here in Paris. It was in the Quartier St. Paul, just next to the Village St. Paul. The little shop … Continue reading

58: Local GOODfood+wine Season 7 – Walking My Dog Idéale in Paris

by Paige Donner As we begin our 7th season of this podcast, we’re returning to the source. Namely, our parent publisher, Local Food And Wine.   As such Paris GOODfood+wine, for this season at least, will be produced under the … Continue reading

Farmers To Families – Food Boxes Creating A Virtuous Circle

The official statement on, USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program: “This is a new, innovative approach to provide critical support to American farmers and families, and USDA moved as expeditiously as federal procurement rules allow to stand up the program … Continue reading

The Newest Protein Craze…And It Ain’t Pretty!

posted by LocalFood.wine   For what seems like decades, excited environmentalists have been pitching insect-based foods as the next major trend in agriculture. The upsides to insect protein are clear. Producing it requires roughly one-tenth the land of other meat sources, and insect … Continue reading

45: CBD Edibles, Andy Hayler Restaurant Critic, Food Waste in Paris PGf+w

by Paige Donner Today’s episode of Paris GOODfood+wine from this springtime in Paris is an interview with renowned Restaurant Critic, Andy Hayler, a quick tutoial on CBD Edibles, and a short report on Food Waste In Paris. Click HERE to LISTEN To … Continue reading

Le CBD Café Cookbook – 50+ Recipes

by Paige Donner A new cookbook just published. It’s called Le CBD Café Cookbook. In it you’ll find over 50 recipes that all incorporate hemp-derived CBD oil. Listen to the Podcast on Spotify  Note, in the US, the FDA has … Continue reading

Alice Waters – L’Art de la Cuisine Simple

West Coast USA’s culinary ambassador of slow food never went to a cooking school. Instead, Alice Waters taught herself by doing, by watching and by absorbing. Her sojourns in France, namely in Nantes and en Provence, were also great leaps … Continue reading

Disgusting Food Museum – LA and Sweden

posted by Paige Donner Every season has its culinary delights and traditions. The Disgusting Food Museum will surely show you a few you might never have tried, let alone even heard of! And a dish that may be disgusting to … Continue reading

Beer Is The New Climate Change Casualty

by Paige Donner Brace yourselves, your preferred cold brew may soon become a hot commodity. The price of beer is set to double, triple, even quadruple in the coming years. That’s what a team of international scientists have predicted when … Continue reading

Season 5 Paris GOODfood+wine Cuisine Mode d’Emplois Episode 39 by Paige Donner

by Paige Donner   When Life Kicks You To The Curb, Make Jumbalaya!  Recidivism, Incarceration & Cooking The season five Kick-off of Paris GOOD food+wine is all about a very particular recipe for cooking Jumbalaya. And its principal inspiration is … Continue reading

New French Chefs At The Eiffel Tower

by Paige Donner Announced by the French Press (Le Point) just hours ago, the Eiffel Tower, affectionately known by the French as La Dame de Fer, will have two new resident French chefs as of January 2019. Chef Thierry Marx, … Continue reading

Huilerie St. Michel Paris & Menton

(sponsored post) Infused olive oils is the specialty of this Menton-based, family-run olive oil presser. It was founded in 1896 but that hasn’t stopped them from evolving their tastes and products. These are some of its bestsellers. You can pick … Continue reading

Food And The Human Spirit

by Paige Donner Here at Local Food And Wine we love shining the spotlight on our fellow media creators who tell special tales about the sacred and symbiotic relationship between humans and their food. This week’s West Coast Live show … Continue reading

Parisian Eating Habits – In Numbers

by Paige Donner Ever wondered how Parisians really eat?  A recent study released by the Mayor’s office of Paris breaks it down by the numbers. Here are some interesting stats to chew on. (Sorry! couldn’t resist that one…) 13,800 Restaurants … Continue reading

Major League Kale – Baseball Stadiums’ Rooftop Gardens

Mashup posted by Paige Donner At the beginning of the 2015 season, Fenway opened a 5,000-square foot rooftop farm along a previously unused stretch of roof behind Gate A, dubbing the area “Fenway Farms.” The impetus for the farm came … Continue reading

MSNBC’s First-Ever Food Correspondent, Chef Tom Colicchio

Tom Colicchio, celebrity chef and founder of Food Policy Action says, “We’re going to send a clear message to Congress that we’re organized, we’re viable, we’re strong, and yes we have a food movement and it’s coming for you.” Blog … Continue reading