Tag Archives: French food

Boulestin: Fine, French, Food

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 Scallops

A victim of the 90s recession, the esteemed restaurant Boulestin was forced to close its doors in 1994. Fast-forward to September 2013 it’s back, and has shimmied over from its old Covent Garden site to the more illustrious setting of St.James’s Street. Continue reading

Hello 2014, and Bonjour French Food!

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Bonjour French Food

Why, hello 2014! I’m not one for New Year resolutions, but one thing I definitely want to do more of is travel.  So, with that said, I only went and kicked off the year by impulse buying a Eurostar ticket to Paris – whoop! They currently have a £59 return sale on that I couldn’t resist, and well, it’s been a few years since I was last there so why not, eh! Continue reading

A Taste of France – Bon Appétit!

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Assorted pralines by Comptoir du Cacao

Once a year UBIFRANCE, the French Trade Commission, plays host to A Taste of France, an event where specialist businesses in the French food trade get to network and exhibit their products. This year’s event was held at the spectacular setting of Kensington Roof Gardens of which I was invited to attend. The opportunity to sample some of the finest produce from France, and in one of London’s top hot spots, well, I wasn’t going to be declining that offer. Continue reading