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Serious Entertaining: A 5-Course French Meal for Your Bastille Day Fête

Serious Entertaining Niki Achitoff-Gray 8 comments

Whether you're a true French patriot or merely a hungry American looking for a decadent meal, we've got the ultimate Bastille Day menu for you. Allons-y, mes amis! More

9 Desserts To Celebrate Bastille Day

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

We love that Bastille Day falls on a Saturday this year. That means a whole day devoted to sipping rosé while playing a leisurely game of pétanque. It also means that we'll have time to throw together a real French meal, including dessert bien sûr. More

Serious Entertaining: Bastille Day

Serious Entertaining Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

Sad that the Fourth of July is over? Well don't put away your red, white, and blue quite yet. July 14 is Bastille Day, the national day of France. Bastille Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, an act of political defiance that essentially marks the beginning of the French Revolution. The holiday is celebrated all over France with parades, picnics, and lots of champagne. If this sounds good to you, join me in saying, Vive la France! More

Bastille Day Recipe Round Up

Will Levitt 2 comments

Happy Bastille Day, Serious Eaters! We're observing French Independence with a round up of some of our favorite French recipes for appetizers, sides, mains, desserts, and drinks. What better way to celebrate the French than with some of their delectable food? Bon appétit! More

Recipes for Bastille Day

Erin Zimmer 4 comments

Happy Bastille Day, les Serious Eaters! Let's party like it's 1789 with these French recipes. From Niçoise salad to quiche to chocolate mousse and more—oops, we must have left out the frog legs—we've got beaucoup de recipes for you. More

Weekend Excursion: Vivent Les Crêpes!

New York Erin Zimmer 1 comment

If, by Sunday night, your body still hasn't digested crêpes from the weekend, then your weekend wasn't so successful by Bastille Day terms. We'll also accept Belgian waffles, moules frites, Napoleons, eclairs, or any other foods from a French-speaking... More

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