Jean-Paul Monsché, French accordionist extraordinaire, welcomes The French Reporter Jackie Watson to ‘Flavors of France, Beaujolais Passions & Beyond!’ More to come on Passions TV!
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Le Beaujolais nouveau arrive le jeudi 20 novembre. Et Los Angeles va l’accueillir comme il se doit. On attend vos recommandations de lieux dans notre espace de commentaires.
Beaujolais Passions 2014
Dans une ambiance de marche recréée par la marque qui produit le Beaujolais nouveau, Georges Duboeuf, au restaurant The Castaway de Burbank, les participants de « Flavors of France, Beaujolais Passions and Beyond » pourront goûter aux produits du terroir et à la cuisine française, et assister à un spectacle de « French cabaret ».
Ils pourront aussi danser au son du DJ Recycle ou profiter d’un apéritif à la française avec une bière ou un verre de Beaujolais nouveau. Le 21 novembre de 19h à minuit. Restaurant The Castaway, 1250 Harvard Rd. – Burbank, CA 91501 20$/personne (comprend un verre de Beaujolais nouveau 2014, un verre souvenir, un plat d’hors-d’oeuvres, accès au « Market place », spectacle et DJ) ; VIP : 50$/personne (comprend en plus un repas français et des sièges réservés). Réservations ici
We are thrilled to announce that the 2014 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau and Beaujolais-Villages Nouveau both received a GOLD MEDAL at The Lyon-Beaujolais Nouveau Trophy, the only official Beaujolais Nouveau competition in the world, organized in partnership with the Association of French Oenologists from the Burgundy Central-East Region and Inter Beaujolais since 2003. Measured against nearly 400 other samples, this prestigious honor speaks to the high quality of this year’s vintage. Taste this great Beaujolais Nouveau vintage on Friday, Nov 21 at The Castaway Restaurant Burbank
Club Med all-inclusive ski packages include: snow sport lessons, ski-lift tickets, and an array of non-ski activities such as cuisine, all drinks, children’s clubs over 4 years and tips.
As always, enjoy specialty cuisine and beverages, spacious accommodations, and a warm and inviting spirit. Prices from $1,399 per person for 7 nights. Contact the French Club Med ski expert at Let’s Travel and take advantage of $100 total in resort credit if booked by December 6th! Let’s Travel Lise O’Donnell 310-451-5805 firstname.lastname@example.org CST#1014684
Artisan Cheese Gallery‘s owners pride themselves on selling cheeses you can’t find anywhere else. They cultivate their network of small producers and individual sellers from all corners of the world to provide their customers with a one-of-a-kind experience with every visit. Their commitment to finding the finest, freshest cheeses and their extensive knowledge within their field keeps their customers returning.
Artisan Cheese Gallery‘s marvelous menu continues to grow with new delicious delights. They’re always curating it with the finest, freshest artisanal ingredients. Every panini and salad is prepared to-order. And though sometimes the line can get a little long, it is definitely worth the wait!
In 1874, Bank of the West opened its doors on the California frontier as Farmers National Gold Bank. One of just 10 banks nationwide authorized to issue paper currency backed by gold reserves, the San Jose bank helped people build homes, finance farms, and grow their businesses.
Since 1980, Bank of the West has been affiliated with French BNP Paribas, a global leader in financial services and one of the world’s six highest rated banks. In 2001, the holding company BancWest Corporation became a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas.
Today, Bank of the West has customers in all 50 states and operates more than 700 branch banking and commercial office locations in 19 Western and Midwestern states. Prudent credit underwriting, a diversified loan portfolio, and careful risk management has allowed Bank of the West to grow to more than $62 billion in assets. It is one of the nation’s largest banks, yet it preserves its local feel and its award-winning style of relationship banking that ensures superior customer service.
Bank of the West is also committed to assisting communities not only by providing financial services that help businesses and individuals prosper, but also contributions in the form of volunteerism, charitable giving and sponsorships. The Bank grants millions of dollars in charitable donations each year and is a supporter of the arts, college athletics and professional sports.
Its team of more than 9,000 employees is vital to the success of Bank of the West. They have created a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving their customers.
CALMADA BOUTIQUE HOTEL is a Luxury Resort with just 6 rooms and Suites, located in Pioneertown, just few miles away from Joshua Tree National Park, 40 minutes north of Palm Springs. It has a private restaurant with a French Chef, a pool, jacuzzi and a helipad (a flight from Los angeles is just 45 minutes!). Prices start at $249/night + taxes.
On Friday, November 21st, Angelenos will experience the French ‘Art de Vivre’ at “Flavors of France, Beaujolais Passions and Beyond!”Throughout the night, they will toast the 2014 Beaujolais Nouveau vintage, sample delicious French products and fine cuisine, and enjoy a medley of live performers who will take them on a journey to the country of world elegance, glamor, and refinement.
This event is an offspring of the traditional Beaujolais Passions event with a wider approach. It is a unique and enjoyable way for Francophone and Francophile attendees to network with influencing decision-makers while wandering through a ‘Market Place’ featuring tastings of French culinary delicacies, exhibitors, a great DJ, and a host of surprises. Patrons come to experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of France right in their own backyard. They thrive on French ‘joie de vivre,‘ enjoy live entertainment “à la mode de Paris”, dance, or just sit back and relax while sipping an ‘apéritif à la Française’ provided by Lillet – a house that dates back to 1872 — a French Kronenbourg 1664 beer, or a glass of ‘just landed’ Beaujolais Nouveau.
With a harvest looking fruitful in terms of volume and superb in terms of quality, the November 21st event promises to be more enchanting than ever and captivate consumers with French Magic!
Richard Linklater’s coming-of-age drama, Boyhood, picked up the Norwegian Film Critics Award at the closing of the 42nd Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund.
Other winners include Chef, The Hundred-Foot Journey and Stations of the Cross with a special mention for ’71.