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