Rue d'Odessa

Memories and Inspiration for Food, Travel and Life

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

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

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

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

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

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 – 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

Restaurant – Agape Substance, Paris, France

Update – December 2012 Chef David Toutain has left the restaurant, so I cannot speak for the quality and concept of the new chefs cuisine. October 2011 You will have … Continue reading

01/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Dinner – Asparagus, Beet, and Citron

This was a three course dinner, total cost for materials was around 100€. Most of the prep work was done at home and diners chose their own wine based on … Continue reading

30/03/2012 · 1 Comment

La Bigarrade

June 2011 This was my first stage after finishing ESCF-Ferrandi.  And I had unfortunately put myself into a nervous mess thinking I would fail at this, which was something I … Continue reading

30/03/2012 · Leave a comment

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