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Bastille Day

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  • Bastille Day Celebrations at La Petite France, West Hartford

    Bastille Day Celebrations at La Petite France, West Hartford
    La Petite France, 967 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, hosts a Bastille Day celebration July 13 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event includes a wine tasting (for a $10 fee,) live accordion music and French trivia, with prizes. The bakery/cafe launches a new...
  • Bastille Day Dinner at Cavey's in Manchester July 13

    Bastille Day Dinner at Cavey's in Manchester July 13
    Cavey's, 45 East Center St., Manchester, hosts a Bastille Day wine dinner in its French restaurant July 13 at 6 p.m. The menu: Warm summer vegetables: grilled asparagus, cepe mushrooms, leeks, nasturtium flower, potato galette. Domaine de la...
  • Idris Elba Eyes Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' at Warner Bros.

    Idris Elba is in talks to join Warner Bros.' "King Arthur" film, which has Guy Ritchie attached to direct. Sources say that Elba would play a Merlin-esque figure who trains and mentors Arthur. Joby Harold penned the script and is producing with Akiva...
  • Life lessons from a raspberry bush [Commentary]

    Life lessons from a raspberry bush [Commentary]
    One of my favorite things about living in the Wyman Park neighborhood is that, although we're smack in the middle of the city and all it offers, the park is close by. And one of my favorite things about the park is that, for the first two weeks of July,...
  • Bastille Day!

    C’est la fete nationale francaise, le quartoze juillet, and so time to mark the 225th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille fortress, when the people of Paris set free men and women imprisoned by the king without trial or right of appeal....
  • Josiah Citrin celebrates 15 years at Mélisse

    Josiah Citrin celebrates 15 years at Mélisse
    On a recent afternoon, in the pristine kitchen of Mélisse restaurant in Santa Monica, chef and owner Josiah Citrin demonstrates how to make a tuna tartar tower he created years ago when the restaurant first opened. He looks slightly disheveled, with his...
  • The language of love for an American in Paris

    To the editor: I enjoyed William Alexander's absurdly useful Bastille Day guide to the usage of vous and tu. And I offer an additional example, circa 1960s Paris.  ( “A Bastille Day guide to vous and tu,” Opinion, July 13) An American friend...
  • Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Mac Daddy Clark Street Dog 3040 N. Clark St. 773-281-6690 Get ready for the dog days of summer with the winning customer entry in the Lakeview spot's National Hot Dog Month contest—a Vienna beef hot dog covered in homemade mac 'n' cheese. 9...
  • Bastille Day deals at Chicago restaurants

    Monday is Bastille Day, which commemorates the 1789 storming of the Bastille prison, launching the French Revolution. For Chicago's French restaurants, it's a day of celebration and dining deals. Bistronomic. Saturday through Monday, the Gold Coast...
  • Pictures in the News | July 14, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Newport Beach, where thousands gather to honor lifeguard Ben Carlson, who died July 6 while trying to rescue a struggling swimmer....
  • 9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day

    9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day
    You celebrated the Fourth of July with American wine, so when it comes to Bastille Day on July 14,  you’re going to drink French, non? Champagne, that most French of celebratory drinks, leaps to mind. But what about trying its Burgundian cousin,...