Rue d'Odessa

Memories and Inspiration for Food, Travel and Life

MILES – Restaurant, Bordeaux

if you can get a gastronomic meal for under 30 that is well executed, with fresh / interesting seasonal produce and great service, I’m sold.

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14/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Baby in Paris – Hospitals, Doctors and Delivery

Anyone who knows me knows that I am very familiar with the French health system, since falling down the stairs and breaking my back in 2013. My new adventure has … Continue reading

02/02/2015 · 15 Comments

Bordeaux Summer

My husband’s family has an older home in Bordeaux where we all get together in the summer, with a pool, country kitchen where his grandmother cooks all the meals, only … Continue reading

29/10/2013 · Leave a comment

Food Tour of the Marais

Food Tour of the Marais (3rd and 4th arrondissements) Recently I lead a food tour of the Marais and want to make a quick recommendation to anyone wanting a food tour of … Continue reading

15/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Wedding – Wilmington, NC

On May 11, 2013 was our wedding in Wilmington, NC surrounded by wonderful family and friends.  It was honestly the wedding of my dreams, with the man of my dreams! … Continue reading

05/06/2013 · Leave a comment

Article – Britain’s Rise as a Foodie Nation

My recent post from TravleodgeUK, visit site for links if you cannot see them http://www.travelodge.co.uk/news/featured/britains-rise-as-a-foodie-nation/ Britain’s Rise as a Foodie Nation Posted by Anne Elizabeth Jordan on May 17, 2013 … Continue reading

17/05/2013 · Leave a comment

Memories from Bretagne, France

January 2013 I was lucky enough to have some time off this January while waiting for the new kitchen to be ready at the restaurant I’m working at. So, Julian … Continue reading

19/03/2013 · 5 Comments

Article – NPR, Self-Perception Partly To Blame For Fewer Woman Chefs

Self-Perception Partly To Blame For Fewer Woman Chefs January 02, 2013 3:00 PM Listen to the Story All Things Considered Audie Cornish talks to food writer Charlotte Druckman about her … Continue reading

14/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Bones – Paris, France

Bones is now open Tues-Sat 2:30pm-1:30am – 43 Rue Godefroy Cavaignac, Paris, 75011 – phone 09 80 75 32 08 – contact@bonesparis.com I’m really looking forward to trying out this … Continue reading

17/12/2012 · Leave a comment

Chef Jane Coxwell in Weekend Names

March 2013 update – Jane recently won peoples choice for her video through Saveur Magazine! Watch the video here. JANE COXWELL | janecoxwell.com PHOTOS: MEGHAN MCGARRY | WORDS: GENEVIEVE ERNST … Continue reading

20/11/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Au Passage, Paris, France

November 2012 Few things make the grey, rainy days of a Parisian autumn bearable like a good meal. One might think that with the huge number of restaurants per capita … Continue reading

02/11/2012 · Leave a comment

Products – Cèpe Mushrooms

October 2012 One thing I have always wanted to do, but never felt safe doing, was go foraging for mushrooms in the wild. In the USA I have never lived … Continue reading

29/10/2012 · 4 Comments

Product – Pork Belly Confit

Originally posted on Sybaritica:
Before we begin, I want to say that what I doing in this experiment is a Confit in only the loosest sense of the word. As…

04/10/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Les Deux Canailles, Nice, France

July 2012 After the lunch at Alain Llorca with my husband, we were talking to friends about the validity of Michelin starred restaurants, how they get chosen, and what we … Continue reading

16/07/2012 · 2 Comments

Restaurant – La Famiglia, Antibes, France

July 2012 I have yet to fine a better pizza melanzana anywhere in the world, including Italy. I’ve been coming to la Famiglia for over a decade to enjoy the … Continue reading

03/07/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurants – Alain Llorca, La Colle sur Loup, France

June 2012 The hotel and restaurant l’Alain Llorca in La Colle Loup near Saint Paul de Vence in the Cote d’Azure has a very enviable location. Situated with an outdoor … Continue reading

02/07/2012 · 4 Comments

Book – Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

June 2012 It’s always interesting to read about others in your profession, how they got where they are, their passions, tastes, and aspirations. I’ve always admired Chef Marcus Samuelsson from … Continue reading

29/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Wine Bar – Chez Jolie, Paris, France

April 2012 Ultimately, Julien and I had under two months to organize and plan our civil wedding and reception in Paris for my American family, overseas friends and his French … Continue reading

17/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Blues Bar-B-Q, Paris

April 2012 Most people know I love BBQ, especially what I consider to be the ‘best’ – Carolina style chopped pork with eastern NC vinegar based sauce on a soft … Continue reading

14/05/2012 · 1 Comment

Restaurant – Ze Kitchen Gallery, Paris, France

April 2012 My father had eaten here years ago and said he really enjoyed it.  So when we sat down to eat here I knew we would like it even … Continue reading

18/04/2012 · 1 Comment

Wine Bar – Frenchie, Paris, France

April 2012 Frenchie is a great restaurant, but it’s not likely you’ll always know three months in advance what day you want to eat there.  Which is why the wine … Continue reading

18/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – L’embellie, Nantes, France

March 2012 L’embellie – This is going to be a special restaurant to me for a few reasons.  First of all this was the dinner that my then boyfriend took me … Continue reading

12/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges, Lyon, France

June 2011 Where else would my father and I go for my 30th birthday?  We were both so excited to finally meet the godfather of classical French cuisine, Paul Bocuse.  … Continue reading

02/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Chez l’Ami Jean, Paris, France

March 2012 Every time I go, I love it. And every time someone should ask my favorite restaurant in Paris, I think ‘Chez l’Ami Jean’ at 24 rue Malar, in the 7eme. If … Continue reading

01/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Café de l’Empire, Paris, France

April 2012 There are ton of over priced cafés in the Saint-Germain area of Paris, Café de Flore for example.  I used to live in the 6eme and absolutely love eating out, … Continue reading

01/04/2012 · Leave a comment

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