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How to Celebrate Bastille Day in NYC

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For those who feel that this year’s 4th of July celebrations ended too early, there may still be hope to keep on partying for independence and democracy, French-style. There will be more blue, white and red this week as Francophiles around the world celebrate Bastille Day, the French national holiday commemorating the storming of Paris’ [&hellip
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Blindfolds, Caresses and Accordions

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My dark dining adventure By Leonora Desar What have I gotten myself into this time? I wonder silently. I am wearing a blindfold—pardon me, a fancy eye mask called a “Mindfold”—that makes me look like Cyclops from the movie X-Men. My hands rest lightly on the slender shoulders of a dancer/embodier—more on that later—who is [&hellip
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Soho to Get a Bite of Midtown Turkish Delight

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Popular eastern Mediterranean restaurant to open branch in November By Megan McGibney It is said the world’s three greatest cuisines are French, Chinese and Turkish. While Downtown has plenty of the first two, it could use more of the latter. Luckily, Soho is set to get a Turkish eatery of its very own Nov. 15, [&hellip
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Fab French Favorites

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A cheery “bonsoir” greets everyone who strides through the front door of La Mirabelle, an Upper West Side mainstay of classic French fare. “I like to treat my customers like they are guests in my own home,” explains Annick La Douarane, owner of the quarter-century-old bistro. With daughters, nephews, cousins and in-laws on staff, the [&hellip
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VALENTI’S SECOND TAKE ON ‘UNFUSSY FRENCH’ FARE

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For nearly two months, The West Branch stood on the corner of Broadway and 77th Street all dressed up with no place to go. The new bistro, the latest offering from chef Tom Valenti, looked like a ghost restaurant with all the furnishings installed but the interior still darkened. From early September until the end [&hellip
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FRENCH COOKERY WITH AN ASIAN FLAIR

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It takes a certain amount of confidence to set your restaurant in an utterly unmarked brownstone, but Bobo is all about confidence, and with good reason. This yearling restaurant, owned by maverick restaurateur Carlos Suarez, has a brand-new executive chef, the James Beard Award-winning Patrick Connolly. He is fresh from the four-star Radius in Boston, [&hellip
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