Eric Ripert, Chef of Le Bernardin on La Liste

Chef Eric Ripert has been named one of the Top Restaurants of La Liste 2020 for his Le Bernardin, fish restaurant in NYC.  Continue reading

Art & Wine in Bordeaux -Médoc, Margaux, Sauternes

by Paige Donner   When it comes to pairings, much is written about wine & food;  a fair bit about wine & music…   So, how about art & wine?   La Cène by Leonardo da Vinci  Art and wine … Continue reading

Bordeaux Cité du Vin – Next Chapter?

There’s a lot to love about the Cité du Vin in Bordeaux.  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

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

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

Lanson + Viticulture Durable en Champagne (VDC)

by Paige Donner Tasted today at Pavillon Ledoyen’s hosted Patisserie and Champagne Salon (Paris) was Lanson’s just-about-to-be-released organic and Demeter certified champagne. Notes of citrus, yellow fruits, fresh and mineral, this champagne has been aged 3 years and is the … 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

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