Bastille Day French Picnic Baskets For Pick-Up- Place your order early, limited availability. Picnic for 2- $126.00 Picnic for 4 $164.00 Schedule pick-up time from 10:00 am-6:00 pm Planning a Bastille Day celebration or simply a unique date experience? My French Picnic Baskets are the ideal answer to delight your sweetheart or special friends. Pick ... Read more
Champagne & Canapes for Valentine’s Day
Champagne & Canapes for Valentine's Day. Thursday, February 11th 6:30-8:30 When you think about Valentine’s Day, my favorite holiday, what comes to mind? Love, romance, champagne and chocolate? That’s what I think about! Two of my most indulgent vises are Champagne and Chocolate so working these two into our Valentine celebration is a given. Dom ... Read more
Music and Wine Make Magic
Although we can't travel to France right now; I am thrilled to invite you to a very special weekend event. ROOTSTOCK, the 4th annual music, wine and food festival hosted by my friends at the world-renowned Château de Pommard promises to amaze and they've made an incredible offer just for ATOP followers. The festival usually ... Read more
One of the Sweetest Provencal Towns
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is without a doubt one of the sweetest towns I have ever visited. It's an idyllic small community that is surrounded by the Sorgue River. The Sorgue has 14 remaining water wheels making use of the power of running water. These wheels were originally used to power mills; first corn then wool and silk ... Read more
Burgundy, France- Where Beautiful Food and Elegant Wines Prevail
After spending time in the Burgundy region of France this spring, I am ready to share 2 exceptional A Taste of Paris happenings, that YOU won't want to miss. I am both delighted and humbled to announce the A Taste of Paris Fall Event. One of the most prestigious wine houses in Burgundy, France, Chateau ... Read more
Paper Flowers Fun
For years I have been working on lightening up the interior of our home. Letting go of the rich reds and golds and replacing them with warm whites, creams and blues. I finally reset my home for summer...I know, it's almost fall but you guys I have been behind since November! I really wanted something ... Read more
Autumn in Provence~Sunflowers and Van Gogh
I was at Trader Joes this morning gathering supplies for my classes this week, French Foods of the Normandy Coast and 4 Course French Menu at the Arboretum on Saturday and I noticed the gorgeous sunflowers for sale. They reminded me of the lovely sunflowers I enjoyed while touring my A Taste of Provence group ... Read more
Travel with Us to France~A Video!
I am thrilled to share a video, months in the making that captures the essence of A Taste of Paris trips. Enjoy! For more information about upcoming trips Click Here Stay tuned for a special post tomorrow; behind the scenes, the making of a film.
Mix it Up!
To celebrate, the launch of 2019 travel, I will be exploring France in a different way; through the eyes of my travelers with one simple question…”Why France?” This is Sharilyn Getz's answer; she traveled with me in April 2018 "A Taste of Paris Trips are the perfect mix of cooking, shopping and sightseeing in a ... Read more
Laduree, One of my favorite Parisian Addresses
Laduree is the home of the modern day French Macaron selling more than 15,000 of the little cookies every single day! Can you imagine the ovens needed to produce that quantity of cookies? The first French mac was only a fraction of what we know today. In fact it was not French at all but ... Read more