Chateau de Chelivette Clairet, Chateau Tour des Graves Rosé

I find that the freshness and the liveliness of memories of sunshine can complement a holiday dinner table superbly well. Continue reading

Sirius, One of The Most Brilliant Stars of Bordeaux

With his Bordeaux White cuvée Sirius, he demonstrates that by implementing the vigorous standards and methods that are used on the Grand Crus Bordeaux, you can elaborate wines of similar excellence 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

Episode 51: Pierre Lurton (Yquem), Alexandra Forbes (Refettorio), Chantal Gonet (Champagne) Paris GOODfood+wine by Paige Donner

by Paige Donner  Pierre Lurton of Yquem (& Cheval Blanc), Refettorio Paris by Alexandra Forbes, and Chantal Bregeon-Gonet of Champagne Philippe Gonet Listen Here  Episode 51 Paris GOODfood+wine  This December podcast shaped quickly up to be a very festive one. … Continue reading

The Queen Dined on Foie Gras at The Elysée,

This fun little documentary walks you through the preparations of President Hollande’s Elysée state dinner for Queen Elizabeth II that took place in 2014 in honor of D-Day. Continue reading

Alain Passard’s Vegetable Garden Party

by Paige Donner (All photos © 2019) Ever wondered what the (not ‘a’, but ‘the’) famous French chef’s vegetable gardens look like? You know the chef I mean, the one whose 3-Michelin starred Parisian all-vegetable restaurant became world-famous precisely because … 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

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

Episode 40: The PRASAD Project, Austrian Wine Masterclass, Chefs Avi Szapiro and Indra Carrillo

by Paige Donner Season 5 of Paris GOODfood+wine is generously being brought to you by IoTShipping. Internet of Things = IoT IoTShipping tracks and traces your value assets using smart sensors that monitor temperature, geolocation and movement throughout the transport … 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

Two 2-Starred Chefs at l’Aéroport Charles de Gaulle

by Paige Donner The French Taste by Chef Guy Martin (2* Michelin chef) is open for the summer business at the Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris’ main international airport. You can find this bistronomic restaurant in Terminal 2F. It is … 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

Episode 36: 2017 Bordeaux, Chef Sylvestre Wahid & Boneshaker Doughnuts Paris

by Paige Donner Episode 36 Paris GOODfood+wine For our April in Paris Goodfood+wine show, we take you this month to the city’s first freshmade doughnut shop, Boneshaker Doughnuts; we bring you with us on a tête-a-tête with a 3rd generation … Continue reading

Oh For The Pleasure of Wine…

by Paige Donner There’s a new sheriff in town… Or, well that’s what it felt like anyway at the brilliant wine dinner hosted by Oenoteam, a wine consultancy based in Libourne, Bordeaux, France.  The dinner was organized here in Paris … Continue reading

Dinner At Château Latour Bordeaux Grand Cru Classé en 1855

Bordeaux, June 18, 2017  by Paige Donner  (all photos copyright 2017) On a hot summer evening in the Médoc’s Pauillac, Bordeaux guests arriving for the 1855 Grands Crus Classés dinner held this year at Château Latour were greeted with a … Continue reading

Episode 26: Le Cordon Bleu, Paris by Paris GOOD food + wine

by Paige Donner In order to record these interviews for Episode 26 of Paris GOOD food + wine, on a lovely late spring afternoon recently, I took a quick bus ride over to the new Le Cordon Bleu Culinary and … Continue reading

2016 Right Bank Bordeaux’s + Margaux Silky Tannins

by Paige Donner The first question I asked Oenoteam’s Stephane Toutoundji after tasting some 40 of his 2016’s-  primarily from Pomerol and St. Emilion – was, Are these silky tannins yours and your enologists’ influence or is it the signature … Continue reading

Patisserie Sebastien Gaudard, Tuileries, Paris

by Paige Donner (all photos © Paige Donner 2017) Paris Food And Wine’s pick of the week. This delightful patisserie and Salon de Tea just next to the Tuileries and across from the Louvre is the perfect place for tea, hot … Continue reading

25: Paris GOOD food + wine – French Oysters and Tea

by Paige Donner Gillardeau Oysters and French Tea Tasting Ahhh yes, it’s March once again and that of course means that spring is just around the corner. For this episode of Paris GOOD food + wine I’m letting you in … Continue reading