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Grand Army

My pal Brad Thomas Parsons is launching his newest book tomorrow night at Grand Army in Brooklyn. I won't be there (unfortunately) but there will be amazing amaro-based cocktails for those that do attend! #jealous

Schedule - David Lebovitz

Just added some dates to my Schedule page, including two events at Sur La Table in New York and Los Angeles. The demos will require sign-ups, but the book signings are open to all!

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They sure know how to fill a glass of wine in the south of France #Provence 🇫🇷👍

David Lebovitz

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Journées européennes du patrimoine

This weekend is European Heritage Days, which means nearly 17,000 monuments in France, that aren't usually open to the public, will be...and admission is free! (Note that lines to get into the Elysées Presidential Palace in Paris are long.)

Yeasted Plum Tart - David Lebovitz

If you're fortunate to still have plums available, this plum tart is a seasonal favorite. Tangy plums in a yeasted crust with a crunchy streusel topping. The dough is easy and not fussy at all; you simply press the dough into the pan and let it bake around the plums, capturing the juices and making it easy to slice...and eat!

What's in That $5 Bottle of Trader Joe's or Target Wine?

Aside from using the word "shock," an interesting read about how these wines are made

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Why Paris will be the first post-car metropolis

The end of the "Parisian driver"?

Book Signing with Joanne Chang, Flour bakery, Boston

Excited about this event!

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I don't usually serve this many cheeses at once, but visiting friends from the US need to get their fill while they're here...right? 🇫🇷 #france #fromage #cheese #gavage

A guide to the best bakeries and chocolate shops in Paris!

I've often asked about the best bakeries and pastry shops in Paris. So I've compiled a list of some of my very favorites in the city, some well-known and others more off-the-beaten path, on an all-new page on my blog. I'll be updating it with new discoveries as I find them! Check it out=>

So pleased with the nice review of my upcoming book, L'appart, by Kirkus! https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/david-lebovitz/lappart/

Baked Rice Pudding with Plum Compote

I love rice pudding, or riz au lait, as the French call it. Rich and creamy, this oven-baked version is made with milk yet the rice gives is a luxurious texture. Paired with plums, it's one of my favorite desserts. Check out the recipe I just posted on my site, along with some Blog Notes about upcoming events, site changes...and more! Click here to read=>

Grève des pilotes d’Air France du 9 au 12 septembre 2017

Head's Up: Upcoming Air France pilot strike. Which just happens to fall on a day I'm flying :( (FYI: There's also a nationwide "general" strike planned for Sept 12th.)

In conversation with Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen

I'll be in conversation with Deb Perelman of smitten kitchen for this special event in New York City as we talk about cooking and baking our way through life...and more!

Maison Landemaine: French bakery in Paris

I'm often asked "Who makes the best baguette in Paris?" Hard to say who is "the best," but the baguette de campagne made with natural starter, at Maison Landemaine is definitely one of my favorites, for sure. Check out the story of the bakery that I just posted on my site, with lots of pastry pictures :) and, of course, bread! Click to read=>

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A+ expat gifts :) (And don't worry, I use the ziptop bags a gazillion times, over and over and over again...) - thanks C.C.!

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Beautiful linen kitchen towels Le Grand Blanc (Paris, 12th)

Where Have All the Chocolate Sprinkles Gone?

Didn't know there was a shortage - but I do know more people are going for rainbow sprinkles these days...

6 New Memoirs to Read This Fall

Happy to be included in list in Departures magazine!

September 2017 Newsletter - DavidLebovitz.com

My September 2017 newsletter is out! Read here=>https://madmimi.com/s/369a9a

Union calls to make cash tips compulsory in France

Will mandatory tipping come to France?

David Lebovitz

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Page of David Lebovitz, pastry chef and cookbook author, who lives in Paris and writes about food, culture and travel. On this page are links to stories and recipes of interest.

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