A Baguette Is Baked in France

Whoops, we left out this part: It was almost 500 feet long, beating out a loaf baked in Italy in…


Laurent Cantet, Whose Films Explored France’s Undersides, Dies at 63

His acclaimed “The Class” walked a provocative line between documentary and fiction. In that film and others, he explored the…


How to Make an Easy Picnic That Transports You to France

A pepper-crusted flank steak and French potato salad anchor this summery menu from David Tanis.


At the Louvre, the Olympics Are More French Than You Might Think

The Games were revived from an ancient Greek spectacle, but an exhibition timed for the Paris Olympics argues that France’s…


Will the French Olympic Team Be Best Dressed at the Opening Ceremony?

Carine Roitfeld teamed up with Berluti to sprinkle some fashion fairy dust on the designs. Here’s the verdict.


America Was Once the Country Begging Richer Allies for Help

Even before they declared their independence, it was clear to the American colonies that in their struggle against Great Britain…


Airdrop by Jordan and France Underscores the Urgency of Gazans’ Need

Jordan and France airdropped food and other humanitarian aid into Gaza on Monday, bringing a modicum of desperately needed assistance…


Alfred Grosser, Champion of French-German Reconciliation, Dies at 99

A German-born Jew who became a French writer and activist, he devoted his life to healing the divide between two…


David Bouley, Influential New York Chef, Dies at 70

At restaurants like Montrachet and Bouley, he channeled French nouvelle cuisine to create the New American style.


At Least 5 People Die Trying to Cross Icy English Channel

French authorities said that a ship carrying migrants trying to reach Britain had been “reported in difficulty” off the coast…

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