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!
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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.
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!
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!
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.
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...