Monthly Archives: March 2012

Restaurant Week in Boston: French dining at Brasserie JO

It’s Restaurant Week here in Boston, so the other night, my friend Alison and I went to Brasserie JO for dinner. We went there for the first time last fall, also for Restaurant Week. I’d probably go more often, but the menu … Continue reading

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Happy Macaron Day!

Today is la Journée Internationale de la Francophie. It’s also le Jour du Macaron. And in case that’s not enough, it’s also the First Day of Spring. So many reasons to celebrate, all packed into one short day. Well actually, today … Continue reading

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Adventures in border crossing: Canada

I’ve crossed the US/Canadian border by car many a time over the past few years. The last time I went to Toronto (for a Red Sox v. Blue Jays game) the New York border guards mocked my “I don’t break … Continue reading

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Wandering/waddling around Montreal

Day two in Montreal, Yen and I walked down to Old Montreal to have a look around. We tried to go to the Marché Bonsecours. This famous indoor market is supposed to open at 10am and it was ten past when … Continue reading

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French music: Isabelle Boulay at l’Olympia de Montreal

On Wednesday night I drove to the airport to pick up my friend Yen. Yen and I “met” a few years back when I stumbled upon her blog while I was googling some information about Quebecoise singer, Isabelle Boulay. We’ve … Continue reading

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