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Celebrate Bastille With Us Today – Contest!

bastille1by Steven Doyle

The French get a lot of razzing from Americans, but fact is if it weren’t for the French we might all still be speaking with a nasty English accent and have very bad teeth. The French were vital  for the Americans to win the Revolutionary War. But to be fair we did give them Jerry Lewis.

This weekend we will celebrate Bastille Day, the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille fortress-prison which was seen as a symbol of the uprising of the modern nation.

There will be several Bastille celebrations in Dallas  and we want to share ways you might want to party and enjoy the day.     Continue reading


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Celebrate Bastille Day at Lavendou July 10-14


The 228th anniversary of the Bastille storming and launch of the French Revolution will be celebrated with another stellar Fete de la Bastille dinner, served Monday July 10 to Friday, July 14 at one of Dallas’ premier French restaurants, Lavendou.

The Lavendou Fête de la Bastille 2017 menu has fantastic choices among three courses, including:  Salade Frisée au Confit de Canard – curly salad with duck confit; Jarret d’Agneau aux Petits Legumes et Couscous – braised lamb shank with vegetables and couscous.  Dessert selections are Assiette de Fromage – assorted cheese plate; Mousse au Chocolat  chocolate mousse; and Feuillantine des Fruits Rouges  mixed berries in pastry.

The Lavendou Fête de la Bastille 2017 dinner is $46.95 per person for three courses, served from Monday, July 10 to Friday, July 14.  Continue reading

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Eight Classic Dallas Desserts You Must Try Now

IMG_5924by Steven Doyle

There are few things as satisfying as the sweet grand finale presented at the end of a beautiful meal, and Dallas has a few standards that should not be missed. Consider these sweets a bucket list situation that could be accomplished in one evening if you have a wolf pack of friends willing to pitch in with the heavy lifting of forks and spoons.   Continue reading

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Best Soup to Enjoy This Winter in Dallas

soup1by Steven Doyle

As the temperatures drop this weekend our need for soup rises and we have a few suggestions, a few you may not have been familiar with. We did a similar list last Winter, so check that out as well.

Enjoy our list as much as the soup!   Continue reading


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Celebrate Bastille Day at Lavendou July 13-16


Lavendou Bistro Provençal’s culinary creations are presented with gracious service in a setting of warm and charming French countryside décor. Featuring comforting meals to feed the soul with flavor experiences from every region of France, Lavendou’s recipes include classic French and Provençal dishes prepared under the guidance of owner Pascal Cayet and his culinary team, complemented with an extensive list of French and California wines. In addition to lunch and dinner, Lavendou also hosts French High Tea events and offers French cooking classes.  You will also find the very best soufflés’ in Dallas at Lavendou.  Continue reading

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