49: La Tour d’Argent Somm Julien Touitou; Burgundy’s Franco Bowanee & Karina Laval

by Paige Donner © LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE : Episode 49 Paris GOODfood+wine Now Playing On Soundcloud Autumn has come quickly this year. Following our very warm summer, punctuated by two historically infernally-hot heat waves, ones which toasted grape … Continue reading

Bordeaux River Wine Cruise on Luxury Barge, Le Tango

Bordeaux, France  by Paige Donner Barge cruising is a thing here in Europe. In France, it is a niche luxury market and caters to people who prize relaxation during their vacations, but who still want to explore small French villages, … Continue reading

Episode 46: Eulogy to Dad, Notre Dame, Clos St. Patrice, Cuverie des Ursulines, Clarendelle

by Paige Donner This episode of Paris GOODfood+wine, April 2019 is dedicated to my father, Eugene Martin Donner. He passed away on April 11th. It was his love and passion for life, and his appreciation for fine wines and good … Continue reading

Episode 41: Natural Wines, Wine Calling and Sustainable Seafood podcast by Paige Donner

by Paige Donner LISTEN TO EPISODE 41 of Paris GOODfood+wine HERE   Standard Definition: Natural wine is wine made with minimal chemical and technological intervention, both in growing grapes and making them into wine. The term is used to distinguish … 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

Summer 2018 Bucket List France: Château Gaillard Amboise & Abbaye de Royaumont

by Paige Donner Summer is a time for exploring the beautiful towns and villages of France. Many head south for the warmer months but there are sufficient treasures to be found in the North of France as well, many not … 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

Episode 37: GrØnt Danish Food in Paris and Atelier du Saké

by Paige Donner For our wind-down of Season 4 of Paris GOODfood+wine we get green Danish style with Jane Pedersen and her GrØnt grains and smorgasbørd good eats. Of course she pronounces her native Danish words properly so I won’t … Continue reading

Confiture Parisienne & Vignerons Parisiens

by Paige Donner For a double-whammy on #localfood bliss, stop by Paris’ only urban winery on rue de Turbigo in the 2nd arrondissement, Les Vignerons Parisiens, to pick up the jam that they inspired the ladies behind Confiture Parisiennes to … Continue reading

Cuvées Sakanti Bali & Kilti Haiti Valrhona Chocolat

he cooperative in Bali which produces this cacao was discovered by accident in 2013 by Valrhona’s ‘sourcing expert,’ Julien Desmedt. Sakanti means ‘glittering’ in Balinese Continue reading