French cuisine http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27228/all en World Chefs:Hong Kong tastes pique palate of German cooking star http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/world-chefshong-kong-tastes-pique-palate-german-cooking-star <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Cathy Yang</p> <p>HONG KONG, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Three-star Michelin Chef Sven Elverfeld has made his name as one of the pioneers of modern German cooking, but his first-ever visit to Hong Kong inspired him with new techniques, new implements and food he described as "amazing."</p> <p>The 44-year-old German, one of the youngest European chefs to win three Michelin stars, spent several nights in the Asian city serving up cutting-edge modern European cuisine with a regional twist inspired by his early start in Hanau, Germany.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/world-chefshong-kong-tastes-pique-palate-german-cooking-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food and drink French cuisine Human Interest Italian cuisine Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:15:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737648 at http://www.globalpost.com French chef Bocuse gets rock star treatment in US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/french-chef-bocuse-gets-rock-star-treatment-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Iconic French chef Paul Bocuse got a rapturous welcome this weekend in the United States for the inauguration of a new restaurant bringing his culinary prowess to American palate.</p> <p>Despite a bout of ill health last month, the 87-year-old chef, among the most accomplished in history, did not hesitate to cross the Atlantic for the launch of The Bocuse Restaurant.</p> <p>The Culinary Institute of America last year closed its Escoffier Restaurant, named after "the king of chefs and the chef of kings" Auguste Escoffier.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/french-chef-bocuse-gets-rock-star-treatment-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cooking Entertainment Food and drink French cuisine Paul Bocuse AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 11:01:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5758050 at http://www.globalpost.com 2013 Michelin stars announced; Young French chef Donckele among winners http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/young-french-chef-donckele-wins-michelin-three-star The Michelin Guide, France's gastronomy bible, announced its coveted star ratings over the weekend and on Monday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/young-french-chef-donckele-wins-michelin-three-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnaud Donckele Food and drink French cuisine Human Interest Michel Guérard Michelin Guide Molecular gastronomy Americas Food & Drink Europe Culture & Lifestyle AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse and Talia Ralph 5759121 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>We will shortly move the following features and focus stories:</p> <p>+ Popcorn with a movie? Try truffles and foie gras</p> <p>+ West Africans turn to technology to tame the traffic beast</p> <p>+ 'Too soon to return' for Malians who fled Islamists</p> <p>Lifestyle-US-France-entertainment-film-food, FEATURE</p> <p>NEW YORK</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food and drink French cuisine AFP Sat, 23 Mar 2013 05:45:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5791693 at http://www.globalpost.com Lebanese cuisine at Raouche Restaurant http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/lebanese-cuisine-at-raouche-restaurant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Diners seeking an exemplary and authentic experience of Lebanese cuisine will find their expectations met at the Raouche Restaurant.</p><P>The restaurant derives its name from a famous natural landmark and a big tourist hotspot called the ‘Rock of Raouche’ in Lebanon.</p><P>The outlet is part of the City Seasons Hotel Muscat’s food and beverage portfolio that has, within a short period of time, become a popular haunt for in-house guests as well as visitors.</p><P>Easily accessible and strategically located on the ground floor of the hotel, Raouche is well suited to accommodate a private di</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/lebanese-cuisine-at-raouche-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daniel Boulud Food and drink French cuisine Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 16:03:32 +0000 Asianet 5804053 at http://www.globalpost.com Legendary banquet menus brought back to life by French star chefs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130515/legendary-banquet-menus-brought-back-life-french-star-chefs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Throughout May and June of this year, at 11 different French restaurants run by young Michelin-starred chefs, customers will get a chance to relish authentic opulent meals originally served at two royal banquets at the start of the 20th century. Prestigious champagne producer G.H. MUMM is continuing its "Legendary Menus" series this year, in which Princess Sissi (Empress Elisabeth of Austria, 1837-1898) and Queen Elizabeth II will have pride of place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130515/legendary-banquet-menus-brought-back-life-french-star-chefs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> French cuisine G. H. Mumm Human Interest Well being Wed, 15 May 2013 06:00:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5838020 at http://www.globalpost.com Legendary banquet menus brought back to life by French star chefs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130515/legendary-banquet-menus-brought-back-life-french-star-chefs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Throughout May and June of this year, at 11 different French restaurants run by young Michelin-starred chefs, customers will get a chance to relish authentic opulent meals originally served at two royal banquets at the start of the 20th century. Prestigious champagne producer G.H. MUMM is continuing its "Legendary Menus" series this year, in which Princess Sissi (Empress Elisabeth of Austria, 1837-1898) and Queen Elizabeth II will have pride of place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130515/legendary-banquet-menus-brought-back-life-french-star-chefs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> French cuisine G. H. Mumm Human Interest Tourism Wed, 15 May 2013 06:37:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5838026 at http://www.globalpost.com Hailstorm deals 'catastrophic' damage to Burgundy vineyards http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130724/hailstorm-deals-catastrophic-damage-burgundy-vineyards <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A summer hailstorm has caused "catastrophic" damage to prestigious vineyards in France's Burgundy region, with up to 70 percent of crops destroyed on some estates, local wine producers said Wednesday.</p> <p>The storms on Tuesday, which saw strong hail accompanied by high winds, caused widespread damage in some of France's best-known wine areas, including Cote de Beaune, Volnay, Pommard and Savigny-les-Beaune.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130724/hailstorm-deals-catastrophic-damage-burgundy-vineyards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster French cuisine French wine Wine AFP Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:33:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5892390 at http://www.globalpost.com Hailstorm deals 'catastrophic' damage to Burgundy vineyards http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130724/hailstorm-deals-catastrophic-damage-burgundy-vineyards-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A summer hailstorm has caused "catastrophic" damage to prestigious vineyards in France's Burgundy region, with up to 70 percent of crops destroyed on some estates, local wine producers said Wednesday.</p> <p>The storms on Tuesday, which saw strong hail accompanied by high winds, caused widespread damage in some of France's best-known areas for wine, including Cote de Beaune, Volnay, Pommard and Savigny-les-Beaune.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130724/hailstorm-deals-catastrophic-damage-burgundy-vineyards-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster French cuisine French wine Wine AFP Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:33:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5892558 at http://www.globalpost.com Microwave is gastronomic France's new public enemy - even as fast-food overtakes bistro food http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130806/microwave-gastronomic-frances-new-public-enemy-even-fast-foo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS - The country that gave us the words restaurant, bistro and cuisine is changing how it eats.</p> <p>For the first time in France, fast food overtook traditional restaurant receipts as the economic crisis deepened, and the share of people who pack a lunch for work is rising faster by the year. Meanwhile, lurid reports of the increasing number of traditional restaurants resorting to frozen pre-packaged meals to hold down their prices have shaken France's sense of culinary identity.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130806/microwave-gastronomic-frances-new-public-enemy-even-fast-foo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Fast food Food and drink French cuisine Technology The Canadian Press Tue, 06 Aug 2013 07:07:05 +0000 The Canadian Press 5903488 at http://www.globalpost.com Federal appeals court upholds California's ban on foie gras sales http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130830/federal-appeals-court-upholds-californias-ban-foie-gras-sale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New York, Canadian farmers had asked judge to suspend ban during court action. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SAN FRANCISCO &mdash; A federal appeals court ruled Friday that California can keep in place its ban on the sale of foie gras.</p> <p>In doing so, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals signalled that a lawsuit filed by foie gras producers seeking to invalidate the California law was on its last legs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130830/federal-appeals-court-upholds-californias-ban-foie-gras-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food and drink French cuisine Law Offal Food & Drink Canada United States The Canadian Press Fri, 30 Aug 2013 21:46:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 5921772 at http://www.globalpost.com Appeals court upholds California ban on foie gras http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130831/appeals-court-upholds-california-ban-foie-gras <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California can continue to ban the sale of foie gras, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday, in a setback for producers of the delicacy who have sought to ship it to the state.</p> <p>The unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholds an earlier ruling by a district court judge. California's ban on the food went into effect in July 2012.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130831/appeals-court-upholds-california-ban-foie-gras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Food and drink French cuisine Hospitality Law Politics Poultry Social Issues Thomson Reuters Sat, 31 Aug 2013 04:17:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5921893 at http://www.globalpost.com Rodents, insects found in Virginia ice-cream cone warehouse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130920/rodents-insects-found-virginia-ice-cream-cone-warehouse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Toni Clarke</p> <p>(Reuters) - U.S. authorities have seized ice-cream waffle cones from a food storage facility in Waynesboro, Virginia, after inspectors found widespread rodent and insect infestation on the premises.</p> <p>U.S. marshals seized the products after Food and Drug Administration inspectors determined that the company had not taken effective measures to protect food, equipment or surfaces from contamination.</p> <p>The company, Gourmet Provisions LLC, does business as Matt's Supreme Cones, the FDA said on Friday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130920/rodents-insects-found-virginia-ice-cream-cone-warehouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British cuisine Food and drink French cuisine Technology Virginia Thomson Reuters Sat, 21 Sep 2013 01:01:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5940381 at http://www.globalpost.com France protests Amazon UK ban on foie gras http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131007/france-protests-amazon-uk-ban-foie-gras <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France on Monday criticised a decision by Amazon to ban the sale of foie gras on its British website, following an animal rights campaign accusing producers of the delicacy of "very un-British" cruelty.</p> <p>Activists have for years campaigned against the sale of foie gras, saying the practice of force-feeding ducks or geese in order to make the French gourmet item is cruel and amounts to torture.</p> <p>"I regret Amazon's decision," Guillaume Garot, France's minister for agribusiness, told AFP.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131007/france-protests-amazon-uk-ban-foie-gras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foie gras Food and drink French cuisine Technology AFP Mon, 07 Oct 2013 14:03:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5954050 at http://www.globalpost.com Burgundy 2013: beautifully balanced but scarce http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131112/burgundy-2013-beautifully-balanced-scarce <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Burgundy's 2013 harvest has produced some beautifully balanced wines but they will be in short supply after a second consecutive small harvest, local professionals said Tuesday.</p> <p>The Burgundy trade board (BIVB) said production levels could even be lower than 2012, already one of the smallest-yielding years of recent times, after a cold and wet spring was followed by destructive hail showers in July, exacerbating mildew and other problems in the vineyard.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131112/burgundy-2013-beautifully-balanced-scarce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Burgundy wine French cuisine Wine AFP Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:02:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5987065 at http://www.globalpost.com