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Serious Entertaining: Bastille Day

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

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

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!

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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