This episode covers France’s traditional apple brandy, Calvados. It’s a tasty spirit with a long history and Alex Mermillod from the distillery Christian Drouin joins us to provide a primer on the product: how and where it’s made and drank and even how they get those apples inside the bottles! Alex Mermillod has a true […]
Love them or love to loathe them, ‘best of lists’ always get a lot of attention. This month, I talked to Mark Sansom of World’s 50 Best Bars to dig a bit deeper on how their list is compiled, what makes it different and get more ‘behind the scenes’ details.
Preeti Gill joins me on Paris Cocktail Talk to discuss social media around food & drink, and how it differs in France.
Spirits Education in the Industry with Didier Ghorbanzadeh How do the pros learn about spirits and what does that mean for industry players and for the final consumer? Industry education is a growing practice and for this episode we talk to Didier Ghorbanzadeh, Expertise and Education Manager at La Maison du Whisky. Born in France, […]
What’s it like to live a foodie and drinkie life between the US and France? Chef/Author Lisa Baker Morgan dishes on just that for Paris Cocktail Talk!
Hello Cocktail Lovers! We continue to explore how the COVID-19 virus and travel restrictions have affected France. For this episode we are taking a lighter approach and asking fellow Parisians what they plan on doing once confinement is lifted and some of their favorite bars and restaurants they will want to visit as soon as […]
Hello Cocktail Lovers! You might be surprised to find out just how crucial ice is to cocktails and about its many different interesting aspects. I’ve invited a couple of friends onto the show to talk about just that, Brittini Rae and Joseph Biolatto of The Nice Company. Brittini and Joseph were well established on the […]
In my continued extra episodes of Paris Cocktail Talk discussing the effects of COVID-19 on food and drinks in France, I’m speaking with Emily Dilling author of the Paris Paysanne blog and My Paris Market Cookbook for some anecdotal chat about life in the country and how the virus is affecting her and local winemakers and farmers in rural France.
In Part 2 of this bonus episode of Paris Cocktail Talk, we explore how COVID-19 has affected the drinks and food industry in France with a dozen interviews from cocktail, spirits and gastronomy professionsl
How is COVID-19 affected the food and drinks industry in France. Listen to Part 1 of a two part segment where I interview a dozen different food and drink professionals to find out.