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Decorative Arts

A place for the remarkable this summer

Food deserves a place, an agora, a forum, a crossroads, in short an unavoidable passage where you will want to wander, stroll, sit, speak, meet your neighbor, experiment, and of course, cook and eat. It can be found this summer at the Cité de la Mode et du Design. (Article in French)Read more →

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TV

Female chefs take center stage in a documentary

They represent less than 5% of the stars awarded by Michelin and only two of them have establishments listed among the “50 Best Restaurants”. And yet, “there are so many female chefs!”, assured director Vérane Frédiani, who traveled the four corners of the world to meet with them. (Article in French)Read more →

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Decorative Arts

Festival #ENSEMBLE, like its name indicates

At first, the name of this new gathering at the Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris may seem strange. Because at its foundation, the world festival obviously implies there will be at least a few collective activities. But to question what its means to be #ensemble through food and shared cultures brings it to a whole new level. (Article in French)Read more →

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A column by Joe Gillis

Is cuisine a culturally blank zone?

The Ministry of Culture published the results of an investigation by Jean-Michel Guy on the “Representations of Culture in the French Population”. When asked what the word “culture” automatically evokes, 99% of the French population had one answer to give! And where is cuisine in all of this? (Article in French)Read more →

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A column by Joe Gillis

Camembert: The cheesy destiny of presidents

“How would you like to govern a country where 246 varieties of cheese exist?” This quote by Charles de Gaulle is still famous. But, among these cheeses, one is particularly associated with French heads of state: it’s Camembert! Joe Gillis shares with us this little story of cheese. (Article in French)Read more →

Grave, le film cannibale de Julia Ducournau

Cinéma

Film Grave: “Eat, this is my body”

Justine enters into a veterinary school. As a candid young girl, she will surely be hazed. As a vegetarian, she will soon discover savagery. This is the story of a metamorphosis, cruel and gory… but ‘Grave’ could also be the forecasting of a bestiality to come. (Article in French)Read more →

Encore carnivores demain? Jocelyne Porcher et Olivier Néron de Surgy

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Still carnivores tomorrow?

Recurring food scandals, intensive methods with little respect for livestock, animal suffering in slaughterhouses… The consumption of meat has never been so deplored. So what is the future for meat eaters? Will there still be carnivores tomorrow? This is the question posed by Olivier Néron de Surgy and Jocelyne Porchet in their new book ‘Encore Carnivores Demain?’ (Article in French)Read more →